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2021 09 08
Office of Cultural Attaché has been established in Japan

In accordance with the submission of the Ministry of Culture, the Government has decided to establish the office of the cultural attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Japan.

2021 09 02
Future visit of Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary was discussed at meeting between Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and Kingdom of Denmark’s Ambassador

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys held a meeting today with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Lithuania Hans Brask and the Director of the Danish Cultural Institute in the Baltic states Simon Drewsen Holmberg.

2021 08 25
Simonas Kairys after meeting with EFJ President: “We want to ensure the right for journalists to work safely and unimpeded”

On Tuesday the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with the President of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, who is currently visiting Lithuania.

2021 08 04
Lithuania is rising in the World Giving Index: this is important to the field of culture as well

According to the recently updated World Giving Index, which shows the trends of charity and support and is published every three years by the international Charities Aid Foundation, this year Lithuania has been included among the top 100 countries that received the best evaluations.

2021 08 04
Approved agreement with South Korea will strengthen cultural relations

The government has approved the agreement between the governments of the Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Korea regarding cooperation in the fields of culture, arts, education, science, youth affairs, and sports.

2021 07 29
Simonas Kairys: “In the relations between Lithuania and South Korea, culture plays a significant role”

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with the parliamentarians of South Korea today.

2021 07 23
Support funds of EEA Culture programme will soon reach project promoters

A festive event in Vilnius on Thursday evening marked Lithuania’s long-term partnership with Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway: the donor countries under the EEA’s and Norway’s Financial Mechanism.

2021 07 16
44th session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee begins

Today marks the start of the 44 th assembly session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

2021 07 08
Meeting of Baltic Cultural Committee discussed the current affairs of cultural policy in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

On 7 July, the annual meeting of the Baltic Cultural Committee was held.

2021 07 02
Lithuania’s candidacy to the UNESCO Executive Board was presented to ambassadors

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landbergis and the Vice-Minister of Education, Science and Sport Agnė Kudarauskienė presented Lithuania’s candidacy to the UNESCO Executive Board in 2021–2025 to ambassadors accredited to Lithuania.

2021 07 01
Simonas Kairys after visiting Sejny and Krasnogruda: “Big ideas are born in small centres of the world“

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys visited Sejny, Wigry and Krasnogruda (Poland) for two days this week.

2021 06 18
In Lisbon: the launch conference of the Creative Europe programme

On 17 June, the European Union programme to mobilise cultural funding, Creative Europe, was officially launched.

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