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2020 04 08
UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania

The year of 2020 was declared the UNESCO World Heritage Year in Lithuania by the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.

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2020 03 31
Implementation of Action Plan for the Support of Culture Sector has been launched

To reduce the negative consequences for artists, culture professionals and cultural organisations due to the declared state-level emergency and quarantine, the Ministry of Culture has prepared the initial Action Plan for Support of Culture Sector.

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2020 03 24
The Already 11th Digital Week Started

This week the entire Europe commemorates the Digital Week, an annual digital inclusion and empowerment campaign.

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2020 03 24
Coronavirus (COVID-19): first measures from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania to support the cultural sector

The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, in cooperation with the Government and other responsible bodies, is making every effort to minimize the impact of the coronavirus on culture and creative professionals working in the sector.

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2020 03 23
The Call for the Programme “Culture” of the EEA Financial Mechanism Postponed

Please be informed that the initial open call “Supporting access to culture and strengthening cultural education” of the programme “Culture” of the European economic area (EEA) financial mechanism 2014-2021 has been postponed until 27 July 2020. 

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2020 03 13
Huge Resources of Digitized Cultural Heritage and Pieces of Art Open to the Public

Due to the nationwide emergency situation, the Ministry of Culture, as well as museums, libraries, archives and other cultural institutions are temporarily unable to receive visitors. Therefore, the public is invited to continue the exploration of cultural heritage objects and the pieces of art in virtual space.

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2020 03 10
Minister of Culture Awarded the Winner of Baltic Book Art Competition

The Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas has awarded Kęstutis Pikūnas, the artist and compiler of the book Jonas ir Adolfas Mekai: Gyvenimo lai(š)kai and the winner of the Baltic Book Art Competition.

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2020 03 10
Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson Won the Competition for the Position of Cultural Attaché in Sweden

Ms Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson has won a competition of the Ministry of Culture for the position of a cultural attaché at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

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2020 03 06
Dr. Elena Keidošiūtė Elected as Cultural Attaché in Israel for the Second Tenure

The current cultural attaché dr. Elena Keidošiūtė has won a competition of the Ministry of Culture for the position of a cultural attaché at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in Israel.

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2020 03 06
Minister of Culture Met with Nobel Prize Winner Svetlana Alexievich

The Minister of Culture Mindaugas Kvietkauskas has met with the Belarusian writer and journalist Ms Svetlana Alexievich , the winner of the Nobel Prize in literature

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2020 03 05
Rasa Rimickaitė Elected as Cultural Attaché in Poland for the Second Tenure

The current cultural attaché Rasa Rimickaitė has won a competition of the Ministry of Culture for the position of a cultural attaché at the diplomatic representation of the Republic of Lithuania in Poland.

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2020 03 04
The Most Beautiful Books of the Baltic States Elected

The book Jonas ir Adolfas Mekai: Gyvenimo lai(š)kai has been elected as the most beautiful Lithuanian book in the Baltic Book Art Competition, which took place in Riga and featured books awarded at the National Awards 2019

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