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2020 05 20
Plans to gradually increase the allowed number of participants in cultural events

The Government meeting has approved of a plan for increasing the number of participants (spectators) in cultural events. The Ministries of Health and of Culture have been instructed to take the provisions of this plan into account when submitting proposals to the Government regarding the easing of the lockdown requirements.

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2020 05 07
Information Update on Measures for Cultural and Creative Sectors Affected by COVID-19 Outbreak

Information on the relevant general measures allocated to the cultural sector affected by COVID-19 outbreak.

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2020 05 06
Over EUR 68 million will be Allocated for Heavily Affected Cultural Sector

Having considered the proposals of the Ministry of Culture, the Government has included additional EUR 16.7 million in the Economic Promotion and COVID-19 Consequences Mitigation Plan to mitigate the negative consequences for artists and cultural organisations due to pandemic.

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2020 04 24
Survey Will Reveal How the Attitude of the Population Changes Towards Cultural Services

This year, the Lithuanian Council for Culture (LCC) continues a Survey of Participation of the Population in Culture and Satisfaction with Cultural Services initiated by the Ministry of Culture in 2014.

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2020 04 23
Measures to Overcome Crisis Caused by the Pandemic Have Been Discussed in the UNESCO Meeting of the Ministers of Culture

On April 22, the Minister of Culture Mr. Kvietkauskas participated in the online meeting of the Ministers of Culture organised by UNESCO. The meeting focused on the discussion of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the cultural sector

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2020 04 10
COVID-19 Measures for culture and creative sector in Lithuania

To reduce the negative consequences for artists, culture professionals and cultural organisations due to the declared state-level emergency and quarantine, the Ministry of Culture has prepared the Action Plan for Support of Culture Sector.

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2020 04 08
UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania

The year of 2020 was declared the UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

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2020 03 31
Implementation of Action Plan for the Support of Culture Sector has been launched

To reduce the negative consequences for artists, culture professionals and cultural organisations due to the declared state-level emergency and quarantine, the Ministry of Culture has prepared the initial Action Plan for Support of Culture Sector.

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2020 03 24
The Already 11th Digital Week Started

This week the entire Europe commemorates the Digital Week, an annual digital inclusion and empowerment campaign.

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2020 03 24
Coronavirus (COVID-19): first measures from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania to support the cultural sector

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, in cooperation with the Government and other responsible bodies, is making every effort to minimize the impact of the coronavirus on culture and creative professionals working in the sector.

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2020 03 23
The Call for the Programme “Culture” of the EEA Financial Mechanism Postponed

Please be informed that the initial open call “Supporting access to culture and strengthening cultural education” of the programme “Culture” of the European economic area (EEA) financial mechanism 2014-2021 has been postponed until 27 July 2020. 

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2020 03 13
Huge Resources of Digitized Cultural Heritage and Pieces of Art Open to the Public

Due to the nationwide emergency situation, the Ministry of Culture, as well as museums, libraries, archives and other cultural institutions are temporarily unable to receive visitors. Therefore, the public is invited to continue the exploration of cultural heritage objects and the pieces of art in virtual space.

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