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2021 07 16
44th session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee begins

Today marks the start of the 44 th assembly session of UNESCO World Heritage Committee.

2021 07 08
Meeting of Baltic Cultural Committee discussed the current affairs of cultural policy in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

On 7 July, the annual meeting of the Baltic Cultural Committee was held.

2021 07 02
Lithuania’s candidacy to the UNESCO Executive Board was presented to ambassadors

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Gabrielius Landbergis and the Vice-Minister of Education, Science and Sport Agnė Kudarauskienė presented Lithuania’s candidacy to the UNESCO Executive Board in 2021–2025 to ambassadors accredited to Lithuania.

2021 07 01
Simonas Kairys after visiting Sejny and Krasnogruda: “Big ideas are born in small centres of the world“

The Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys visited Sejny, Wigry and Krasnogruda (Poland) for two days this week.

2021 06 18
In Lisbon: the launch conference of the Creative Europe programme

On 17 June, the European Union programme to mobilise cultural funding, Creative Europe, was officially launched.

2021 06 11
Experts discussed the effective management of UNESCO World Heritage sites

The Ministry of Culture together with the Secretariat of the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO organised a seminar, World Heritage in Lithuania: Toward Effective Management .

2021 06 07
Lithuania reinforces its cultural ties with South Korea

Lithuania is strengthening and intensifying its cooperation with South Korea in the areas of culture and art, education, science, youth exchanges, and sport.

2021 05 27
Ministry of Culture will offer to establish position of cultural attaché in Japan

The Ministry of Culture will submit a draft ruling to the government proposing to establish the position of the Cultural Attaché of the Republic of Lithuania in the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Japan.

2021 05 24
Minister of Culture will meet with Belarusian journalists accredited in Lithuania

In response to the incident yesterday, when journalist Raman Pratasevich was arrested after Alexander Lukashenko’s regime took over and forced an airplane to land in Minsk, the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys is inviting Belarusian journalists accredited in Lithuania to join a meeting.

2021 05 21
Simonas Kairys: “Urbonas’ A Planet of People, opening in Venice, encourages us to keep exercising our imagination”

Starting tomorrow, the Lithuanian pavilion will await visitors at the Venice Biennale of Architecture. This year our country is represented at the event by the artist Julijonas Urbonas, who established a fictional Lithuanian Space Agency and created A Planet of People .

2021 05 21
Artists who wish to enter Lithuania from non-EEA countries have to apply for a permit

We would like to remind you that, during lockdown, artists and their staff must submit applications to the Ministry of Culture, in accordance with the established procedure, before entering Lithuania from non-European Economic Area countries.

2021 05 21
Davos Baukultur Quality System turns to high-quality environment design

The Swiss Federal Office of Culture has announced the Davos Baukultur Quality System, which was created in cooperation with international partners. This system is one of the steps towards implementation of obligations assumed after signing the declaration on the high-quality Baukultur for Europe during the conference of the European ministers of culture ...

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