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2017 11 17
Importance of Role of Communities in Preserving Cultural Heritage

During the session of the 3rd international forum “Principles of the Faro Convention and Urban Heritage Protection” held at the Ministry of Culture, the biggest attention was allocated to the role of communities in the preservation and use of cultural heritage.

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2017 11 16
Museum of World-renown Artist Samuel Bak Opened in Vilnius

On 16 November the museum of the world-renown artist Samuel Back born in Vilnius was opened. The newly opened museum is the first and only museum in the world devoted to the art of this Litvak painter. The collection was granted to the museum by the artist himself who presently resides in the United States of America.

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2017 11 16
Museum of World-renown Artist Samuel Bak Opened in Vilnius

On 16 November the museum of the world-renown artist Samuel Back born in Vilnius was opened. The newly opened museum is the first and only museum in the world devoted to the art of this Litvak painter. The collection was granted to the museum by the artist himself who presently resides in the United States of America.

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2017 11 09
Vice-minister of Culture Participates in Baltic Cultural Committee Meeting

On 9 November Vice-Minister of Culture Gintautė Žemaitytė took part in the annual Baltic Cultural Committee meeting held in Riga.

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2017 11 09
Second Competition for General Manager of Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre Announced

Today the Ministry of Culture announced a second competition for the selection of a General Manager of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (LNOBT).

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2017 11 08
Lithuanian Cultural Attaché Inga Vidugirytė-Pakerienė Starts Work in the Russian Federation

Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson recently met with Inga Vidugirytė-Pakerienė who started work at the Embassy of Lithuania in the Russian Federation.

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2017 11 03
Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson Attends UNESCO’s General Conference

Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson was attending UNESCO’s General Conference in Paris on Thursday with an official visit.

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2017 11 02
Minister of Culture Attended the Meeting with Mechtild Rössler, the Director of UNESCO's World Heritage Centre, in Paris

Meeting with Mechtild Rössler, the Director of UNESCO's World Heritage Centre at the headquarters of UNESCO at the initiative of the Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson on Thursday. During the meeting, the situation of heritage in the historical centre of Vilnius and the perspectives of ...

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2017 10 30
Leonas Blėdis Elected as the Director of Panevezys J. Miltinis Drama Theatre

The winner of the tender of the Ministry of Culture to become the director of Panevezys J. Miltinis Drama Theatre is Leonas Blėdis.

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2017 10 27
Cooperation in Preserving Jewish Cultural and Historical Heritage Continues

October 27, the Management of the Ministry of Culture attended the meeting with the U.S. Department of State Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Thomas K. Yazdgerdi. During the meeting, the issues in relation to preservation of Jewish heritage and maintenance of Jewish ancient burial cemetery and places of mass killings of Jews were discussed.

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2017 10 26
Minister of Culture Signed a Memorandum to Take Over the Practice of Pre-trial Dispute Settlement in the Field of Copyright

Today, October 26, in Geneva, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson has signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Lithuania and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

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2017 10 26
Gražina Michnevičiūtė selected as Lithuanian Culture Attaché in New York

Journalist Gražina Michnevičiūtė won the Ministry of Culture’s selection procedure for the position of Culture Attaché in the Lithuanian consulate in New York, USA.

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