Song Celebration in Vingio Parkas

Lithuania’s song festival – education in Soviet-era living conditions

The Song Celebration, a massive traditional song and dance festival that concluded recently, was not only an opportunity for Lithuanians home and abroad to gather together but also a chance for the young generation to see the conditions under which their parents once lived. One part of the guests was terrified by Lithuanian dormitories; another part of them, however, looked at it as education. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas

Seimas Deputy Speaker Kirkilas on never-ending saga of Law on National Minorities

TLT/DELFI spoke to Gedinimas Kirkilas, Vice Chairman of the Seimas and the Chairman of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs, about the national minorities issues in Lithuania; from the Law on National Minorities, the name spelling controversy to the Electoral Action of Poles, which is turning into a political party of all national minorities in Lithuania. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Foreign Minister Linkevičius on new European Commission president, symbolic gestures in politics and tweeting

EN.DELFI has interviewed the Minister of the Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius. We spoke about the next European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, significance of the European Union association and free-trade agreement with Ukraine and two other Eastern Partnership countries and about self-discipline required for tweeting. […]

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Seimas ombudsman proposes regulation to ease reporters’ access to government officials

The Seimas Ombudsman Raimondas Šukys addressed the Ministry of Culture with a recommendation to draft a sample regulation, which would assure that the right of journalists to get information is properly implemented by governmental and municipal institutions. […]