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2022 05 21
Baltic Countries at the centre of the European Film Market 2023

Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė participated in the events and workshops of the 75th International Cannes Film Festival, as well as in signing of the agreement between the Baltic film institutions and the representatives of the European Film Market.

2022 05 13
Vice-Minister of Culture Rimantas Mikaitis: “Lithuania and Poland are ready to provide the necessary assistance to the project of Ukraine’s cultural heritage digitisation"

At the trilateral meeting of the representatives of Lithuania, Poland, and Ukraine in the format of the “Lublin Triangle”, the project of digitisation of Ukraine’s cultural heritage was presented and a discussion on its ...

2022 05 06
New investment knowledge platform launched:

The informational website of the 2021–2027 EU investment fund programme and plan Next Generation Lithuania,, has been launched. On the website, potential applicants, project implementers, partners and other stakeholders and the public are provided detailed information in one place about the EU-funded investments.

2022 05 06
Vice-Ministers of Culture visiting Poland: “We encourage other countries to also provide support to Ukraine in the field of culture”

The Vice-Ministers of Culture Vygintas Gasparavičius and Daina Urbanavičienė, who have made a working visit to Warsaw, met with Secretary of State Jarosław Sellin of Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage.

2022 04 29
Vice-Minister of Culture Rimantas Mikaitis: “We have to re-think the cultural heritage protection methods and strategies of the entire Baltic region”

By the invitation of the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO, Lithuania was visited for the first time by Peter Stone, the President of international NGO Blue Shield International.

2022 04 25
Ministry of Culture will ensure continuity of heritage protection project FIXUS Mobilis

For the last three years, FIXIS Mobilis, a project of cultural heritage assets’ preventative maintenance funded by the financial mechanism of the European Economic Area (EEA), has been conducting inspections of buildings included in the Cultural Heritage Register as well as other constructions in the entire Lithuania, performing ...

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2022 04 22
The Ministers of Culture of Lithuania and Poland visited Ukraine

On April 22, at the invitation of Oleksandr Tkachenko, Ministers of Culture from Lithuania and Poland visited Ukraine. The purpose of their visit is to support Ukraine in countering the aggression of the russian federation on the cultural and information fronts.

2022 04 04
Simonas Kairys at the EU Council of Ministers of Culture: “Spreading military propaganda is not freedom of the press”

Today the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys participated in the EU Council of Ministers of Culture, which is taking place in Luxembourg.

2022 04 04
Lithuania supports expansion of Eurimages fund’s financial support to multi-part TV movies

On 1 April, the Vice-Minister of Culture Daina Urbanavičienė participated remotely in the Council of Europe’s Conference of Ministers of Culture “Creating our future: creativity and cultural heritage as strategic resources for a diverse and democratic Europe” in Strasbourg, France.

2022 03 31
Nomination application “Tradition of Straw Gardens” submitted to UNESCO

Today the Ministry of Culture has submitted the nomination application of the tradition of straw gardens in Lithuania to the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

2022 03 30
Baltic and Polish ministers of culture urge ICCROM to respond sternly to Russia’s military aggression and attacks against Ukraine’s cultural heritage

Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys has initiated the joint appeal by the Baltic and Polish ministers of culture to the management of International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM).

2022 03 30
Lithuanian state scholarships to be awarded to culture and arts employees who left Ukraine

By the ruling of the Minister of Culture Simonas Kairys, the creators of Ukrainian culture and professional art who find asylum in Lithuania will be allocated state scholarships.

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