Vilnius-based photographer shortlisted in ZEISS Photography Award

Launched in 2016 by the World Photography Organisation and ZEISS, the ZEISS Photography Award rewards the world’s most distinctive image-makers creating outstanding series showing their individual way of seeing the world. Photographers are challenged every year to submit bodies of work responding to a particular theme. The year’s theme, Seeing Beyond: Discoveries encouraged photographers to explore discoveries that transform our everyday lives.

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New teaching phenomenon – remote learning

As of Monday 30th March, all schools in Lithuania will be teaching and learning remotely, if they have not already started this process. As well as most of the rest of the globe. So aside from the basic strain, this will put on systems and various platforms and the internet In general, what else should we expect? How effective is remote learning? How can we improve it?

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New buzz word in education around the world

GRIT is something that needs to be understood by both parents and students and should be conveyed by teachers.

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5 businessmen and companies get patron names from Vilnius municipality

The Council of Vilnius for the first time officially gave patron names to five businessmen and companies. Moreover, a project named „Vilniaus universiteto fondas“ (Fund of Vilnius University) was announced as a patron project.

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Separated by distance, united in celebrations: story of Lithuania and India

This week, two big celebrations will take place: India is celebrating Holi (also known as Festival of Colour) on 9 and 10 March and on the 11th – Lithuania will celebrate the 30 years of the Re-Establishment of the State. What is common between the most populous democracy, the 7th largest country in the world with a population of 1,35 billion people and the small Baltic state? Not only Sanskrit unites us, argues Dr Runa Chakraborty Paunksnis, Head of India Cooperation Development (known as India Centre) at KTU, but also our way of celebrating our festivals.

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First solo exhibition by Julijonas Urbonas opened at Collective Edinburgh

Planet of people, the most recent project by Julijonas Urbonas, was launched, at Collective’s City Dome exhibition space in Edinburgh on the 29th of February.

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Lithuanian author long-listed for prestigious UK literary award

Noir Press announced that Lithuanian author Grigory Kanovich has just been long-listed for the EBRD Literature Prize - a prestigious award celebrating literature in translation.

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Famous Lithuanian poet Navakas dies

Famous Lithuanian poet Kestutis Navakas died on Sunday at the age of 55.

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Another original copy of Feb 16, 1949 declaration found

Staff members of the Lithuanian Special Archives have found another original copy of the Declaration of the Council of the Movement of the Struggle for Freedom of Lithuania, signed on Feb 16, 1949, while looking through recently received new documents of Lithuanian freedom fighters.

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Linguists: Lithuania needs to accept life with English language and change law

Lithuania's Law on State Language needs to be amended and adapted to the existing reality, linguists say, adding that the state needs to learn side-by-side with the English language.

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February in Kaunas: theatre and dance

The January blues is over, and Kaunas is ready to rumble. Our cultural institutions are busy polishing their schedules, visit.kaunas.lt invites.

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Zebriunas’ film “The Girl and the Echo” to be screened in France

Arūnas Žebriūnas’ film The Girl and the Echo (1964) was acquired for distribution in France. This is second restored Lithuanian classic film to be screened in French cinemas, Lithuanian film center informs.

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Historian Edvardas Gudavicius passes away

Lithuanian history professor Edvardas Gudavicius has passed away at the age of 90, Rimvydas Petrauskas, rector-elect of Vilnius University, said on Monday.

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New rector of Vilnius University elected

Rimvydas Petrauskas, dean of Vilnius University's Faculty of History, has been elected its rector, the university's spokesman Ervinas Spudys told BNS on Wednesday.

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Lukiskes prison in Vilnius gears up for popular Netflix's series

The 4th season of the Netflix drama Stranger Things will be shot in Vilnius, with preparations now underway, several sources confirmed it to BNS.

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Lukiškės Prison: bringing the past into the future

The prison complex in Lukiškės has always been a multifunctional space. At the time of its construction, in 1904, it was one of the most modern prison facilities in the Russian Empire, with spaces designated for work, prayer, punishment, administrative functions and the provision of health care services.

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Lithuanian actor and director Sabulis dies

Lithuanian theater and movie actor Remigijus Sabulis has died at the age of 65, his colleague Arunas Sakalauskas announced on Facebook on Monday.

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Gaon and Gimbutiene anniversaries put on UNESCO list

The anniversaries of two people from Lithuania have been put on the UNESCO list of anniversaries for 2020-2021, the Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO said.

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Lutheran church rebuilding project will be granted special status in Klaipeda

The project aimed at rebuilding St John's Church with its tower in the Lithuanian coastal city of Klaipeda is due to be granted the status of a project of state significance as the country's parliament is considering such a resolution under a fast-track procedure.

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Philosopher Sliogeris passes away

Arvydas Sliogeris, a Lithuanian philosopher and long-standing lecturer of Vilnius University, has died at he age of 75, Juras Banys, president of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, confirmed it to BNS on Wednesday.

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