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2022 11 30
A competition for the position of the General Manager of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre

The Ministry of Culture announces a competition for the position of the General Manager of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.

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2022 11 29
Simonas Kairys at the EU Council of Ministers of Culture: in order to protect the European information space, additional sanctions against Russia are necessary

At the meeting of the Ministers of Culture of the European Union (EU) in Brussels, Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys supported the European Media Freedom Act, which is currently being prepared, and expressed his views on the strengthening of ...

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2022 11 22
Virginija Vitkienė Appointed Commissioner of the Lithuanian Culture Season in France in 2024

Dr. Virginija Vitkienė, international art and science project manager and curator of exhibitions, has been appointed Commissioner of the Lithuanian Culture Season in France in 2024.

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2022 10 20
New series of Baltic Assembly Prize winners launched

The first book has been released in the series New Classics. Works by Winners of Baltic Assembly Prize , which has been initiated by the Ministry of Culture and the Lithuanian Writers‘ Union together with their partners the Latvian Writers‘ Union and the Estonian Writers‘ Union: the poem collection The Tower by Estonian poet Ene Mihkelson.

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2022 10 19
Recommendations for More Effective Promotion of Lithuanian Culture Abroad

In 2022, the study "Evaluation of Targeted Measures for the Promotion of Lithuanian Culture Abroad and their Impact" was carried out on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, with the participation of the Lithuanian Council for Culture.

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2022 10 13
Delegation from France Discussed Lithuanian Culture Season in France in 2024

Representatives of the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Institut français in Paris visited the Ministry of Culture today to discuss objectives and guidelines of the Lithuanian Culture Season in France in 2024.  

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2022 10 04
Funding for Artist Residencies to support Ukrainian artists

Nordic Culture Point has been given the opportunity to allocate additional funding for residency activities to support Ukraine’s cultural scene as the war in Ukraine has meant that increasing numbers of Ukrainian artists and cultural creators need a residency placement outside of the country’s borders. 

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2022 09 30
Simonas Kairys issued declaration by 48 countries in Mexico which calls for Russia to stop war in Ukraine

At the UNESCO World Conference MONDIACULT 2022, the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys issued a declaration which condemns Russia‘s war in Ukraine.

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2022 09 22
Exhibition of M. K. Čiurlionis opened in London: first thorough introduction of the author in the UK

While on a work visit in London, the Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė attended the opening of the exhibition M.K. Čiurlionis: Between Worlds , dedicated to the prominent Lithuanian artist and composer, at Dulwich Picture Gallery.

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2022 09 21
Museum of Battle of Grunwald updated in Poland

Today the Vice-Minister of Culture Vygintas Gasparavičius attended the opening of the Museum of Battle of Grunwald (Žalgiris), which has been transferred to new spaces, and its modern exposition.

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2022 09 19
Baltic countries seek even closer cultural cooperation

The Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė attended a meeting of the Baltic Cultural Committee’ in Liepaja, where a cooperation programme of the Baltic ministries of culture was signed for the new period of 2023–2026.

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2022 09 19
Competition for the Position of the General Manager of the National Kaunas Drama Theatre

The Ministry of Culture announces a competition for the position of the General Manager of the  National Kaunas Drama Theatre.

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