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2019 11 14
Stasys Eidrigevičius was Awarded the Top Prize by the Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas awarded the painter, graphic artist and illustrator Stasys Eidrigevičius today with the top prize presented by the Ministry of Culture: the honorary badge “Nešk Savo Šviesą Ir Tikėk”.

2019 10 31
Vice-Minister of Culture Ingrida Veliutė Represented Lithuania in the ICCROM General Assembly

On 30–31 October, the 31st General Assembly of the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) took place in Rome.

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2019 10 30
Final Discussion on Media and Information Literacy Focused on Relationships Between Theatre and Politics

A discussion about theatre and politics served as the finale of the five-event series “Tarp Eilučių” by the Ministry of Culture, which invited everyone to examine various fields of culture and arts from the perspective of media and information literacy.

2019 10 25
Meeting between Minister of Culture and Ambassador of Israel Focused on 2020

Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas met with the new Ambassador of Israel Yossef Levy. The meeting focused on the matters of preservation of historical memory and the promotion of the modern art of Israel.

2019 10 25
Lithuania and Poland are Developing a Dialogue Regarding Preservation of Shared Cultural Heritage

The two-day bilateral meeting of the Polish-Lithuanian Expert Group on the Preservation of Cultural Heritage will conclude on Friday in Warsaw. The meeting concerns cooperation in the areas of the protection of mutually significant cultural heritage, preservation of historical memory, museums, libraries, and archives.

2019 10 04
Czesław Miłosz Stairs Unveiled in Kraków

During his visit in Kraków, Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas attended the festive ceremony of the opening of stairs named after the poet, Nobel Prize Winner Czesław Miłosz and a conference entitled Czesław Miłosz and the 21 st Century .

2019 10 02
Vice-Minister of Culture Regina Jaskelevičienė Participated in WIPO General Assemblies

The General Assemblies of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) have started in Geneva. 

2019 09 30
The First Events for Promotion of Cultural Routes Will be Held in Kaunas

On 7-8 October, events of the project “Cultural Routes for Development of Regions” will be held in Kaunas: a conference dedicated to discussions of the potential of cultural routes with their operators and cultural heritage specialists and a practical seminar on the development of cultural routes.

2019 09 26
Baltic Countries Continue Intense Cultural Cooperation

Matters concerning cultural cooperation between Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia were discussed today in Riga, where the annual meeting of the Baltic Cultural Committee was held. Participants included the Vice-Minister of Culture Gintautė Žemaitytė.

2019 09 23
The Spanish design won the competition for the National Concert Hall

The architectural idea of the new symbol of Vilnius on the Tauras Hill was finally presented – out of all the ideas for the National Concert Hall offered by nearly 250 architects from around the world, the idea of the Spanish team “Arquivio Architects” was announced the winner of the competition.

2019 09 17
The valuable document of the Jewish culture and history will be exhibited in Lithuania next year

The Executive Director of YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York, Mr. Jonathan Brent, who met the Minister of Culture today, Mr. Mindaugas Kvietkauskas, informed the Minister that the absolute majority of the Institute’s Council approved Lithuanian application to exhibit the valuable document.

2019 09 12
Attention to Kaunas Modernist Architecture in the International Forum

The 2nd International Forum of Modernism Cities “From Modern to Modern: 20th Century Architectural Heritage Practices Based on the Tel Aviv Document for Modernist Cities” is held in Kaunas and Vilnius on the 12th-13th of September.

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