Structure and contacts


Simonas Kairys

Minister of culture

Contacts of Ministry

J.Basanavičiaus g. 5, LT-01118 Vilnius, Lithuania
Ph. no. +370 (5) 219 3400
Fax no. +370 (5) 262 3120


2021 12 17
Latvia is taking over management of Baltic Culture Fund

Starting from 2022, the management of the Baltic Culture Fund and administration of project funding will be taken over by Latvia’s State Culture Capital Foundation.

2021 12 14
Artists who wish to arrive to Lithuania from non-EEA countries must apply for a permit

Please note that, before arriving to Lithuania from countries outside the European Economic Area, artists and the personnel providing services to them must submit requests to the Ministry of Culture, as long as the state-level emergency status, declared due to the pandemic, is still in effect in Lithuania.

2021 12 14
Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė: during post-pandemic period, culture contributes significantly to recovery of economy

Yesterday the Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė participated in UNESCO regional consultations regarding the cultural policies in Europe and North America.

2021 12 09
Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys: the 100th anniversary of friendship between Lithuania and Japan next year will strengthen cultural relations

The meeting today between the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and the newly appointed Ambassador of Japan Ozaki Tetsu focused on the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, which will be marked in 2022, and on the discussion about ...