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2021 12 31
EUR 15.5 million allocated for promotion of cultural and creative industries

Three calls for applications have been announced today for promotion of cultural and creative industries (CCI). In total, 15.5 million euros have been allocated for this purpose.

2021 12 17
Latvia is taking over management of Baltic Culture Fund

Starting from 2022, the management of the Baltic Culture Fund and administration of project funding will be taken over by Latvia’s State Culture Capital Foundation.

2021 12 14
Artists who wish to arrive to Lithuania from non-EEA countries must apply for a permit

Please note that, before arriving to Lithuania from countries outside the European Economic Area, artists and the personnel providing services to them must submit requests to the Ministry of Culture, as long as the state-level emergency status, declared due to the pandemic, is still in effect in Lithuania.

2021 12 14
Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė: during post-pandemic period, culture contributes significantly to recovery of economy

Yesterday the Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė participated in UNESCO regional consultations regarding the cultural policies in Europe and North America.

2021 12 09
Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys: the 100th anniversary of friendship between Lithuania and Japan next year will strengthen cultural relations

The meeting today between the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and the newly appointed Ambassador of Japan Ozaki Tetsu focused on the 100th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries, which will be marked in 2022, and on the discussion about ...

2021 12 01
A new tool will make EU funding for cultural and creative sectors even more accessible

The European Commission has introduced the CulturEU tool, which is dedicated to informing the cultural and creative industries’ sectors about the most suitable EU funding possibilities for 2021–2027.

2021 11 30
Simonas Kairys at the Council of Culture Ministers: “Kaunas is a great example how EU possibilities change not only the locations but also the communities”

The possibilities created by the EU in the fields of culture and heritage can bring significant changes not only in specific locations but also in the local communities, and Kaunas is a great example of that.

2021 11 26
Minister of Culture welcomed participants of international photography exhibition in Paris

On 25 November, an exhibition entitled Transitory. Photographs of Esch-sur-Alzette – Kaunas – Novi Sad was opened in Paris.

2021 11 25
Simonas Kairys: “2022 will open up special opportunities for cultural cooperation between Lithuania and France”

On 24 November, the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with France’s Minister of Culture Roselyne Bachelot-Narquin in Paris. The ministers discussed the prospects of bilateral cultural cooperation and the priorities of France’s upcoming presidency of the Council of the EU in the field of culture.

2021 11 23
Vice-Minister of Culture Albinas Vilčinskas: Lithuanian culture season in Bavaria is an impulse for further cooperation

A Lithuanian four-day programme at the Blaibach Concert Hall during the weekend concluded the season of Lithuanian culture in Bavaria, which had continued for an entire year.

2021 11 23
Simonas Kairys’ visit in Paris and Brussels focused on cultural cooperation, programme of Kaunas 2022, and heritage

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys has started his visit in Paris today, which will focus on cultural cooperation between Lithuania and France and the upcoming year of the programme of Kaunas – the European Capital of Culture.

2021 11 23
Vice-Minister of Culture Vygintas Gasparavičius: one of the best ways to fight disinformation is to forestall it

During the fellowship named after the Vice-President of the U.S. Hubert H. Humphrey, which is a Fulbright programme, its only Lithuanian participant, the Vice-Minister of Culture Vygintas Gasparavičius, said that this pandemic has unfortunately become a great medium for the spread of propaganda as well ...

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