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2020 12 21
Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys: “Cultural heritage creates immense added value”

Today the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys attended the remote conference dedicated to the end of the UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania.

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2020 12 07
Winners of National Culture And Art Prizes have been announced

On Monday, the winners of the 2020 National Culture and Art Prizes have been announced.

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2020 12 01
EU Ministers of Culture have drawn up guidelines for recovery of culture and media sector after the pandemic

Today the interim Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas participated in the informal online meeting of ministers of culture of the European Union (EU).

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2020 11 26
Contract for design of National Concert Hall has been signed

Vilnius City Municipality and the Ministry of Culture have completed negotiations with the Spanish architecture studio Arquivio Architects, which was recognised as the author of the best National Concert Hall project in an international architecture competition last year.

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2020 11 24
Media Forum discussed the informing of the public under changed conditions

The Media Forum, which was organised by the Ministry of Culture in an online format this year, sought to answer what the new reality dictates to the media and its audiences.

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2020 11 17
Kaunas’ modernist architecture’s application for UNESCO recognition passed first stage

The Ministry of Culture has received confirmation from the UNESCO World Heritage Centre that the draft nomination file of Kaunas modernist architecture meets the administrative requirements for applications.

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2020 11 13
Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas reviewed the cultural memory of the Holocaust in an international conference

Yesterday the Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas attended the fourth session of the international online conference Genealogies of Memory 2020: The Holocaust between Global and Local Perspectives as its keynote speaker.

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2020 11 12
Cultural paths in Lithuania will be divided into regional, national, and international

In accordance with the Concept of the Development of Cultural Paths in Lithuania, the Minister of Culture has approved the Description of the Procedure of the Determination and Certification of the Level of Cultural Paths in Lithuania.

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2020 11 11
The Government approved amendments to legislation that transfer provisions of Audiovisual Media Services Directive

The Government has approved the draft amendments to the Law on the Provision of Public Information, Law on the Protection of Minors against the Detrimental Effect of Public Information, and Code of Administrative Offenses prepared by the Ministry of Culture.

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2020 11 10
Information update on measures for cultural and creative sectors affected by COVID-19 outbreak

Lithuania applies multiple measures – specific and general – to support cultural and creative sectors affected by COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 10 27
Invitation to the Conference on Audiovisual Heritage

Every year on the 27th of October we celebrate World Day for World Audiovisual Heritage. On this day, since 2005, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has chosen to highlight the importance of audiovisual documents and the risks associated with their preservation.

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2020 10 23
The photobook published in Lithuania has been nominated for two global awards

Last year’s photographic edition of the album “The Ghetto Lane in Wilna” and the accompanying book “Hommage à Moï Ver” by Moshé Raviv-Vorobeichic, also known as Moï Ver, a master of avant-garde photography from Vilnius and the student of the Bauhaus School, attracted the attention of two world competitions. 

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