Our Hollywood Star William Shatner in Space

Captain Kirk traced his roots to Lithuania For some reason it’s always exciting to find out that someone who is Lithuanian “made it big”. It...

A New Exhibition of Crosses

Ethnocultural Centre in Klaipėda displays iconic Lithuanian crosses On October 22  the Ethnocultural Centre of Klaipėda opens an exhibition of metalwork crosses “Iron Suns” by...

Spinning Tales of Indian Summer

Indian summer is first recorded in Letters From an American Farmer, a 1778 work by the French-American soldier turned farmer Michel-Guillaume-Jean de Crèvecoeur: "Then a severe...

Baltic Symbols on Black Ceramics

Celebrating Marija Gimbutas’ Centennial and Ancient Ceramics The Lithuanian Folk Museum (Rumšiškiai), the University of Vilnius, and the Vilnius Art Academy collaborated on a series...

Toronto Welcomes Estonian Music

October 22 and 23, 2021 The third Estonian Music Week festival in Toronto is coming soon! Talented Estonian artists will be visiting to share the...

Celebrate for Change

A review of the new photo exhibition at the MO Modern Art museum On the news website emergingeurope.com Craig Turp-Balazs writes about the new photo...

A Canadian Falls for Lithuania Again

Interesting Reading from Canada Canadian author Gordon Mott has published two novels inspired by his time in Lithuania in the lean years of the early...

Lithuanian Pavilion in Venice

Opened in May, the Lithuanian pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale continues to draw visitors eager to join in forming a “Planet of People”....

Lithuanian Manors: The Key to Our Past

The Lithuanian Castles and Manors Association (http://www.dvarai.lt/) has produced a new video about researchers dedicated to preserving the castles and manors of Old Lithuania,...

A Monument to Ethnic Tolerance

Raižiai Mosque in Alytus County is still an attraction During the era of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, many foreign ethnic groups were invited to...

Project Homo Sovieticus – the Truth Revealed

A new exhibition, Project Homo Sovieticus, opened on September 21 at Tuskulėnai Manor in Vilnius. Its purpose is to illustrate the efforts of the...

Autumnal Equinox Celebrations

On September 22, Lithuanians in Vilnius celebrate the autumnal equinox on the banks of the Neris River, by the King Mindaugas Bridge.The Vilnius Ethnocultural...

What is a Climate Opera?

Sun & Sea is an operatic installation created by Lithuanian filmmaker and director Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, writer Vaiva Grainytė and artist and composer Lina Lapelytė....

Photographer Irena Giedraitienė

An Elder of Lithuanian Photography A new exhibition at the MO Museum, a modern art museum in Vilnius, is featuring an interesting collection of the...

Europeade Coming to Klaipėda

Dance Festival to be held in 2022 What is Europeade? The website tells us it is an independent annual meeting of 5,000 people involved in...

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Our Hollywood Star William Shatner in Space

Captain Kirk traced his roots to Lithuania For some reason it’s always exciting to find out that someone who is Lithuanian “made it big”. It...

Canadian Anthropologist Visits Lithuania

Birutė Galdikas honoured by Vytautas Magnus University Anthropologist Birutė Galdikas is celebrating the 50th anniversary of her career in Lithuania, at Vytautas Magnus University in...

Freedom Award for Lithuania

The International Republican Institute (IRI) is an American nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed to advancing freedom and democracy worldwide by helping political parties to become more issue-based...

A New Exhibition of Crosses

Ethnocultural Centre in Klaipėda displays iconic Lithuanian crosses On October 22  the Ethnocultural Centre of Klaipėda opens an exhibition of metalwork crosses “Iron Suns” by...

For those who have fallen…

A new coin marks the centenary of Lithuania’s famous monument Many Lithuanians in the diaspora are familiar with the iconic monument to those who have...
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