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2022 02 09
Representatives of Ministry of Culture attend session of UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee

The 15th online session of the UNESCO Intergovernmental Committee of the 2005 Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions was started yesterday.

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2022 02 03
Consultation announced regarding more favourable application of EU competition law for the self-employed

The European Commission has announced a public consultation regarding the guidelines for the application of the European Union’s competition law to the collective contracts related to the work conditions of individually self-employed persons.

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2022 01 25
Simonas Kairys discussed plans of cultural cooperation with delegations of Baltic countries, Poland and Ukraine

After invitation from the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, the Ministers of Culture of Estonia, Poland and Ukraine, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Culture of Latvia and the Ambassador of Luxembourg Paul Schmit along with their respective delegations attended the opening of the programme of ...

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2022 01 21
Simonas Kairys at the opening of Kaunas 2022 programme: “We are architects of urban changes who play the role of both archaeologists and visionaries”

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys attended the opening of William Kentridge’s exhibition That Which We Do Not Remember at the M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art today.

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2022 01 14
Simonas Kairys: “The programmes of Kaunas and Novi Sad share ambition and attention to local communities”

Kaunas, Novi Sad (Serbia) and Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) have started 2022 with the shared title of the European Capital of Culture.

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2022 01 13
Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture invites people to apply for funding

The Nordic Culture Point, an institution of the Nordic Council of Ministers has announced the deadlines of applying for the Nordic-Baltic Mobility Programme for Culture in 2022.

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2022 01 12
Global calendar of Jonas Mekas’ centennial is already online

After the start of Jonas Mekas’ centennial, the Lithuanian Culture Institute and its partners who are coordinating the international programme ‘Jonas Mekas 100!’ present the internet calendar jonasmekas100.com.

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2022 01 10
Joint project ended between YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York and three Lithuanian memory institutions

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research reported today that the Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Online Collections Project (EBYVOC), historical seven-year initiative worth USD 7 million has been completed.

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2022 01 07
More opportunities for cooperation between filmmakers from Lithuania and Israel

Wider opportunities of international cooperation have become available for the filmmakers of Lithuania: today the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and the Ambassador of the State of Israel to Lithuania Yossef Levy have signed the agreement between governments regarding joint production of films of both countries.

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2021 12 31
EUR 15.5 million allocated for promotion of cultural and creative industries

Three calls for applications have been announced today for promotion of cultural and creative industries (CCI). In total, 15.5 million euros have been allocated for this purpose.

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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.

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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.

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