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Around 300 people with torches take part in nationalist march in Vilnius

Around 300 people with torches take part in nationalist march in Vilnius Around 300 people took part in an unsanctioned march in Vilnius organized by Lithuanian nationalists to mark the centennial of restored statehood.

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Lithuania feels strong support from West as it celebrates centenary

Lithuania feels strong support from West as it celebrates centenary Lithuania feels strong support from its Western allies as it celebrates the centenary of restored statehood, the country's leaders said on Friday.

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Landmarks in New York, Tel Aviv, Warsaw light up in Lithuanian colors

Landmarks in New York, Tel Aviv, Warsaw light up in Lithuanian colors Landmarks and buildings across Lithuania and in some foreign cities are illuminated on Friday in yellow, green and red for the centenary of Lithuania's restored statehood.

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Ieva Januškevičiūtė: I had to do my job

Ieva Januškevičiūtė: I had to do my job 23-year-old alpine skier Ieva Januškevičiūtė scored a solid 43rd result in her second Olympic slalom appearance.

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Director of Rooster Gallery: Interest in art is on the rise in Lithuania

Director of Rooster Gallery: Interest in art is on the rise in Lithuania The Rooster Gallery, the first mobile gallery that was established in Lithuania ten years ago, started its activity with minimum resources, without a concrete exhibition space, and had to look for a new space each time when it held an exhibition. Today, the gallery can take pride in its significant achievements both on the Lithuanian and international art scene. Head of the gallery Jurgita Juospaitytė-Bitinienė currently works with the most interesting Lithuanian painters of the young generation whose work is already known in the international context.

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Lithuania: a State in Europe or a Federal State of Europe?

Lithuania: a State in Europe or a Federal State of Europe?

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February 16th commemoration in Lithuania

February 16th commemoration in Lithuania February 16 is a national holiday in Lithuania in commemoration of the signing of the Act of Independence of Lithuania on February 16, 1918 which proclaimed the restoration of the independent state of Lithuania.

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Lithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the last

IT TOOK Thomas Mann just a few days to fall for the Curonian Spit. The "indescribable beauty" of this geographical oddity, a skinny stretch of land curving from Lithuania's west coast to what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so enthralled the German author and his wife during a holiday in 1929 that they decided to build a summer house on its coast.

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Special exhibition at the Money Museum: There’s more than just litas of the first Republic of Lithuania

The exhibition ‘Fragments of the History of the Republic of Lithuania 1918–1940’ dedicated to the Centenary of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania opens at the Bank of Lithuania Money Museum. In addition to the permanent exhibition, the special...

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How will Lithuania look like in another 100 years?

In order to tell it, one needs to know the past and the presence. Yet the predicting how the centennial celebrations-engulfed Lithuania will look like in another hundred years is not easy at all even for political and business pundits.

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Lithuania's government ready to take over defence agreement – PM

Lithuania's government ready to take over defence agreement – PM The government is ready to take the coordinating role and coordinate the positions of political parties on defence matters to facilitate signing of a long-term document on the country's defence strategy, says Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

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Baltic states ask EU to include power network synchronization in next budget

Baltic states ask EU to include power network synchronization in next budget Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Thursday urged the leaders of the European Union (EU) to envisage funds in the community's new budget for synchronization of the Baltic electricity networks with Western Europe.

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Lithuania's ex-president urges politicians to keep youth believing in public life

Lithuania's ex-president urges politicians to keep youth believing in public life Lithuania's former president Valdas Adamkus has emphasized the importance of continuity in public life and unity of the nation, inviting youth to take active interest in history. Speaking on the country's centennial anniversary, he urged politicians to act in a way to make sure that the youth is not disappointed in the state and public life.

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Disclosed Russian links to NotPetya attack allow compensation claims - deputy defence minister

Disclosed Russian links to NotPetya attack allow compensation claims - deputy defence minister After Russia has been listed responsible for the last year's cyber attack NotPetya, Lithuania can demand that Moscow compensated the damages caused by the attack, says Defence Vice-Minister Edvinas Kerza.

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Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė. Lithuania, ask not for whom the bell tolls

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė. Lithuania, ask not for whom the bell tolls

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