Making and Growing – Traditions between Fibre & Fabric in Oslo

Ambassadors of Lithuanian linen bring good news from Norway

“We are in Oslo, in Norway’s largest open-air museum, Norsk Folkemuseum, presenting Lithuanian linen. Lots of tourists from all over the world here, asking with great interest what the linen looks like. When we notice curious faces, we invite visitors of the live exhibition to give it a spin at the workshop where we demonstrate the path of yarn and show how the fibre is processed. We are very happy seeing the emotions of visitors – their interest has exceeded all expectations,” says Agnė Žilinskaitė, CEO of the Fine Crafts Association and implementer of the international Lithuanian-Norwegian project Making and Growing – Traditions between Fibre & Fabric. […]

Winter in Vilnius

Eurobarometer: Lithuanians’ life satisfaction down

The level of life satisfaction among Lithuanians dropped by 5 percentage points to 70 percent in the fall of 2016 year-on-year, while the nation sees price hike as the main problem, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey. […]

The State Border Guard Service

Chief of Lithuanian border unit detained

Prosecutors of the Kaunas county have detained Nerijus Ašmenskas, chief of the Aleksandras Barauskas checkpoint of the Varėna unit of the State Border Guard Service, border chief Renatas Požela confirmed to news portal. […]

Milda Dargužaitė

Government’s Office to scrap 1 in 5 positions

About a fifth of positions in the Lithuanian government should be discarded, the government’s press service said on Monday. […]

Virginija Baltraitienė

Baltraitienė leaving Labour Party

Virginija Baltraitienė, Lithuania’s former agriculture minister and MP, has sent a letter to members of the Labour Party over the weekend, informing about her plans to leave the party. […]