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2021 09 29
Condolences on the death of composer Bronius Kutavičius

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys expresses his condolences on the death of composer and  recipient of the Lithuanian National Prize for Culture and Arts, Professor Bronius Kutavičius.

2021 09 22
Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys: “We see an entire kaleidoscope of eras and political systems in Kaunas”

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys attended an event in Kaunas today during which the programme of Kaunas 2022 and other cities that will become the European capitals of culture next year – Esch-sur-Alzette and Novi Sad – was announced.

2021 09 21
Annual Forum of the European Union’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region to also focus on sustainable renewal of cities through culture

On 27 September, the Annual Forum of the European Union’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region will start and continue for almost a week. The main subject which will unite its discussions and other events is green recovery.

2021 09 20
Meeting by Simonas Kairys and Piotr Gliński included focus on anniversary of the May 3rd Constitution and cultural cooperation

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture, National Heritage and Sport of Poland Piotr Gliński, who is visiting Vilnius today.

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2021 09 10
European Structural Funds open up new opportunities for the music sector

Vice-Minister of Culture Vygintas Gasparavičius and Advisor to the Minister of Culture Deimantė Zutelienė attended the conference “What‘s Next in Music“, where they presented the possibilities provided to the music sector by the European Structural Funds and participated in the discussion “EU Funding Opportunities in the Time of Change“.

2021 09 08
Office of Cultural Attaché has been established in Japan

In accordance with the submission of the Ministry of Culture, the Government has decided to establish the office of the cultural attaché at the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Japan.

2021 09 02
Future visit of Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary was discussed at meeting between Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys and Kingdom of Denmark’s Ambassador

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys held a meeting today with the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Lithuania Hans Brask and the Director of the Danish Cultural Institute in the Baltic states Simon Drewsen Holmberg.

2021 08 25
Simonas Kairys after meeting with EFJ President: “We want to ensure the right for journalists to work safely and unimpeded”

On Tuesday the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with the President of the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) Mogens Blicher Bjerregård, who is currently visiting Lithuania.

2021 08 04
Lithuania is rising in the World Giving Index: this is important to the field of culture as well

According to the recently updated World Giving Index, which shows the trends of charity and support and is published every three years by the international Charities Aid Foundation, this year Lithuania has been included among the top 100 countries that received the best evaluations.

2021 08 04
Approved agreement with South Korea will strengthen cultural relations

The government has approved the agreement between the governments of the Republic of Lithuania and the Republic of Korea regarding cooperation in the fields of culture, arts, education, science, youth affairs, and sports.

2021 07 29
Simonas Kairys: “In the relations between Lithuania and South Korea, culture plays a significant role”

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys met with the parliamentarians of South Korea today.

2021 07 23
Support funds of EEA Culture programme will soon reach project promoters

A festive event in Vilnius on Thursday evening marked Lithuania’s long-term partnership with Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway: the donor countries under the EEA’s and Norway’s Financial Mechanism.

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