A Lithuanian Art Movement

Annual Fun in Kaunas Every year in September, the Lithuanian city of Kaunas celebrates George Mačiūnas, the founder of the Fluxus art movement, proposing that...

Lithuania’s Genius – M.K. Čiurlionis

September 22 marks the 147th anniversary of Lithuania’s most famous artist, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis  (1875–1911). He is known as a genius, having created about...

The Most Lithuanian of Cheeses

Cottage cheese is a very popular component in Lithuanian cooking. First, what is it? Cottage cheese is a curdled milk product with a mild flavor...

Two Lithuanians Featured at TIFF

Summer may be over, but local culture is abuzz during September, the month of TIFF, the Toronto International Film Festival. This year, the schedule...

Snaigė Šileika in Lithuania

Toronto Artist Featured in LT magazine Kultūros barai In its latest issue, the leading cultural journal in Lithuania “Kultūros barai” featured well-known Canadian-Lithuanian artist Snaigė...

Mushrooms, Anyone?

September marks the end of summer, but also heralds the season of fall foraging. Lithuanian cuisine is unimaginable without mushrooms, and in Lithuania, mushroom-gathering...

Shipwrecks in the Baltic Sea

A 17th century shipwreck recently found in Lübeck is one of many well-preserved wrecks at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Deutsche Welle journalist...

Annual Vilnius Festival

An annual festival celebrating Lithuania’s capital of Vilnius drew crowds from near and far on the first weekend of September. Vilniusites and guests were...

Lithuania — “A new Berlin”

Gordon Mott’s novels inspired by Lithuania’s transformation into a confident and courageous European nation, attract audience in Kėdainiai By Kristina Jaugelis Gordon Mott, an English-speaking writer...

Lithuanians Love Blueberries

For Lithuanians, these anti-oxidant-rich berries are known as “melynės”, literally - blueberries. There is a wealth of recipes for blueberry-lovers, including squares, cakes, ice...

Art and Music from Lithuania

Two Presentations in Ontario Artist and musician Viktoras Paukštelis studied music at the MK Čiurlionis Art School and at the Music and Theatre Academy in...

See Lithuania’s Castles and Manors

Once again this summer, Lithuania’s famous castles and grand estates are open for visitors. Many of these historic cultural landmarks have been renovated or...

Lithuanian Writers’ Conference

Earlier this summer, Canadian author Antanas Šileika, whose novels have been translated into Lithuanian, participated in the second World Lithuanian Writers’ Conference held in...

Lithuanian Partisans – A Book in English

The Unknown War In June of this year, England-based professional and academic book publisher Routledge released its first English-language book on Lithuania’s post-war partisans who...

Travelling in Lithuania?

Next Time, Don’t Miss the Cucumber Festival Kėdainiai is one of the oldest cities in Lithuania, located 51 km north of Kaunas on the banks of the Nevėžis River. If it sounds familiar,...

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A Lithuanian Art Movement

Annual Fun in Kaunas Every year in September, the Lithuanian city of Kaunas celebrates George Mačiūnas, the founder of the Fluxus art movement, proposing that...

President Nauseda at UN

In his address at the 77th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) in New York on September 20, Lithuanian President...

COVID in Lithuania

Official Lithuanian statistics show that as of Sunday, September 25, there were 119 new cases of COVID-19 in the country. Fourteen of them had...

LT Response to Russian Mobilization

The threat level in Lithuania has not changed due to Russia’s announced mobilization, confirmed the Emergency Situation Management Committee led by Lithuanian Interior Minister...

Lithuania’s Genius – M.K. Čiurlionis

September 22 marks the 147th anniversary of Lithuania’s most famous artist, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis  (1875–1911). He is known as a genius, having created about...
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