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Pace of emigration from Lithuania stabilized 0

BNS The pace of emigration from Lithuania has stabilized last year, while the number of returnees is growing each year, a Swedbank expert said on Tuesday. “The pace of emigration …

Controversial Soviet statues will not be removed from Vilnius Green Bridge

Controversial Soviet statues will not be removed from Vilnius Green Bridge 0

ELTA The Immovable Cultural Heritage Assessment Council (NTPVT) decided to ignore the conclusion of the Cultural Heritage Centre (KPC) and not remove the Soviet-era sculptures of Vilnius Green Bridge from …

Antanas Sutkus. Photo by K.Čachovskis, DELFI

Photographer Antanas Sutkus: Recognized from Paris to Rio but slighted at home 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The internationally acclaimed Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus’ photographic signature in thousands of photo works is recognized in art galleries from Paris to Rio de …

Christmas Eve table. Photo by V.Kopūstas, DELFI

Lithuanian Kūčios: awe-inspiring rites in anticipation of Christmas 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune As the Christian world is getting ready for the biggest holiday of the year, Kalėdos, Christmas, for many at its cusp is Kūčios, the …

Li Keqiang, the Prime Minister of Peoples’ Republic of China

Interview with the PM of the Peoples’ Republic of China 0

The Lithuania Tribune would like to present an interview with, Li Keqiang, the Prime Minister of Peoples’ Republic of China. The interview is presented in cooperation with the embassy of …

Rimas Tuminas. Photo by Mažeika, DELFI

Small Theatre of Vilnius: Mixing up rebellion and metaphysics 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Theatre is only possible when there is a director with his own theatre vision. At the roots of the State Small Theatre of Vilnius …

The Invisible Front. Photo by Cassie Castellaw

Lithuanian partisan movie opens to positive reviews in the US 0

On Friday, 7 November, The Invisible Front started its US tour at Cinema Village theatre, downtown Manhattan, New York. A number of excellent reviews in a wide range of US …

Scanorama: action and redundant special effects-free, but still gripping hearts

Scanorama: action and redundant special effects-free, but still gripping hearts 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The Scanorama Film Festival starting Thursday, 6 November, will be taking cinema lovers for a ride on the emotional rollercoaster through a spectacular array …

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China bears arriving at rash conclusions 0

China’s economy now stands at a critical phase characterized by changing growth rates, restructuring and continuing utilization of previous stimulus. In other words, we are seeing a “new normal,” the …

Vilnius Jazz Festival. Photo by Mirosnikov, DELFI

“Vilnius Jazz Festival 2014”: least commercial, superstar-less, groovy and funky 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The least commercial music festival, relatively star-less, but groovy and sometimes funky, “Vilnius Jazz Festival” drives its fans mad with the wacky jazz “perversions” …

Vilnius Mama Jazz festival | Photo courtesy of Vilnius Tourism Information Centre

Jazz Federation head: “Lithuanian jazz needs better treatment” 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Solveiga Rusytė, president of Lithuania’s Jazz Federation (LJF), could be deservedly called a jack of all trades, juggling all the gigs in event planning, …

Valdas Ivanauskas' contribution to Lithuania's International football in the 1990's mount's to the legacy left by Diego Maradona in Argentina. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 29 July 0

Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune As Lithuania prepares for another UEFA European qualifying campaign, football fanatics will look back on another milestone on this day 20 years ago. Though Lithuania has never been a superior nation in the world game, the Baltic nation has …

Raimondas Rumšas finished 3rd in the 2002 Tour De France. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 28 July 0

Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune Last week male cyclist Ramūnas Navardauskas became the first Lithuanian to take out a stage of the Tour De France. Fittingly on this day sport, another Lithuanian name would stand proudly on the podium in Raimondas Rumšas. Though the …

The 1992 Lithuanian national basketball team. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 26 July 0

Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune The recent 2012 documentary film “The Other Dream Team” marked a new high in the exposure of Lithuania’s love of basketball to the world through its thorough history of competition mixed with the emotions of conflict in the Baltic …

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Čiurlionis, magnetic Lithuanian great, over-researched but under-appreciated 0

Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis is one of the biggest greats that Lithuania has ever had. A distinguished composer, mystic painter and a rebellious man is …

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