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2021 04 16
UNESCO World Heritage Centre has been informed about the process of Vilnius City master plan’s amendment

The Ministry of Culture has informed the UNESCO World Heritage Centre about the undergoing project of the Vilnius City master plan until 2030 and the conducted assessment of the impact on heritage.

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2021 03 25
The Minister of Culture has initiated a joint appeal to the European Commission for funding of cinema festivals

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, together with his counterparts in Czechia, Estonia, Cyprus, Latvia, Poland, Malta, Slovakia and Slovenia, appealed to the European Commission regarding funding for cinema festivals in accordance with the Creative Europe programme for 2021–2027.

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2021 03 22
New European Bauhaus: How cities of the future will look

At 9.00 am on 25 March, an online discussion is held on the New European Bauhaus initiative, inviting the participation of community groups concerned about how our residential environment will look in the future.

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2021 03 18
The Ministers of Culture of Lithuania and Ukraine have signed a Cooperation Programme

Today (18 March), a Cooperation Programme between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania and the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine was signed in Kiev.

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2021 03 04
The Minister of Culture: “France is an active participant in the cultural life of Lithuania”

In an online meeting between Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and H.E. Ms Claire Lignières-Counathe, Ambassador of France to Lithuania, a number of important questions regarding the pandemic and its effect on the cultural sector were discussed, and the participants expressed satisfaction with initiatives for cultural ...

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2021 03 03
Minister of Culture Kairys: “Lithuania and Czechia are united by the idea of liberty”

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met online with H.E. Mr Vít Korselt, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Lithuania.

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2021 02 26
In the Minister of Culture’s Meeting with Armenia's Ambassador, Opportunities for Further Cooperation Were Discussed

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with H.E. Mr. Tigran Mkrtchyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia.

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2021 02 25
A New Podcast: Conversations About Culture and Art

In cooperation with the network of cultural attachés, Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) presents a new cultural podcast in English, Culture Nerve .

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2021 02 12
Trakai pass on the title of Capital of Culture to Neringa

In 2021, the Lithuanian Capital of Culture will be Neringa, which will take over this title and symbolic amber tree from Trakai.

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2021 02 11
At a Cultural Forum, Attention to the UNESCO Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

Today, in an online video conference, a cultural forum organised at the initiative of the President of the Republic of Lithuania, Lithuania and UNESCO: Are We Carrying Out Our Promise to Ourselves and to the World?  

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2021 02 09
Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys: Historical Memory – A Cultural Component Important to Lithuania and Israel

Today the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with H.E. Mr. Yossef Levy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel.

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2021 02 03
Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum will represent Lithuania in the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity

Lithuania has been officially accepted to the observer group of the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity (ENRS), and in this organisation our country will be represented by Kaunas Ninth Fort Museum.

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