Tricolour on the Vilnius TV tower

Lithuania will mark the Day of Re-establishment of Lithuania’s Independence

This year, Lithuania will mark the 29th anniversary of the re-establishment of its independence, commemorating the adoption of the Act on the Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania by the Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas on 11 March 1990. On this occasion, a lot of festive events will take place in the Seimas and throughout the country to celebrate Lithuania’ liberation from the Soviet occupation, recall the success of the united fight for freedom and share the joy of living in the independent democratic republic cherished by all Lithuanian people. […]

Kaziukas fair 2019

Renewal of St. Casimir’s Fair: 4 m high bridge, music and more than 1,500 tradesmen

The 416th St. Casimir’s Fair in Vilnius started with the St. Casimir’s March from Lukiškės Square to Kudirkos Square where the fair was solemnly declared opened on the 4 m high bridge over Gediminas Avenue. This year, visitors of the fair found numerous attractions, entertainments and novelties. Throughout the March 1-3 weekend, capital city dwellers and city guests were able to see not only the articles of craftsmen offered but were also offered musical performances ranging from blues to folk music which was given near Odminių and K. Sirvydo squares, at the gates of the Bernardine Garden, near Gedimino Ave. 21 and in the Town Hall Square. […]

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Lithuanian cosmetic products increasingly valued by customers

When choosing cosmetic products, Lithuanians are paying more and more attention to their contents, as well as analysing their effects and how suitable they are for the skin or hair, and they do not hesitate to contact the manufacturer or supplier directly in cases where any questions arise. The growing demand for Lithuanian shampoos, creams, shower gels, soaps and other cosmetic products indicates that Lithuanian-made products have a big advantage in this field, a press release from the Maxima retail chain states. […]


Best employers globally are present in Lithuania

“Philip Morris Baltic” & “Philip Morris Lietuva” have been officially recognised by the global authority „Top Employers Institute“, as a “Top Employer Lithuania 2019”, “Top Employer Europe 2019” for the fifth consecutive year and “Top Employer Global 2019” for the third year in a row. […]

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Most wanted employees: there are still not enough future specialists studying in universities

With the IT market continuously growing in Lithuania, there is a constant demand for IT specialists. IT sector is dynamic and always changing, and the need for employees is mostly related to new projects or products and rapidly changing customers’ needs. There is no secret that IT specialists are among the most wanted employees in the Lithuanian labour market, a press release from TransUnion states. […]

Mykolas Romeris University

Lithuania enters world university law study ratings for the first time

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 were announced on February 27, 2019. This year four Lithuanian universities were ranked in different study and research areas. For the first time in Lithuania’s history, it was ranked in the field of law. Mykolas Romeris University was the only Lithuanian university that appeared in the subject ranking for law among the 300 best universities of the world, taking the 251-300 position, a press release from the university states. […]


4 out of 5 Vilnius University study fields are now among top 400 in the world

Vilnius University is strengthening its positions in the newest review of QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019. 30 out of 48 subject areas were evaluated, among which 23 fields improved its quality indicators, a press release from the university states. […]

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

VGTU is among the top 100 universities in the world: the highest position in the history of Lithuania

For the first time, a Lithuanian university is among the top 100 best universities in the world in Engineering – Civil & Structural subject group according to the latest “QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019” results, which have been announced on 27 February. In total, 4 higher education institutions from Lithuania are listed in this ranking, a press release from VGTU states. […]

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New motorsports series to debut in the Baltics – for both street legal and sports cars

In the summer of 2019, a new motorsports event – “Baltic Time Attack Series” – is set for its debut, bringing the popular and affordable time attack event format to the Baltics. The best part of the event is the fact that it welcomes fast driving enthusiasts in street legal vehicles, as well as professionals with cars built specifically for this type of racing. Events abroad show that time attack events are often the first step into motorsports for those who do not enjoy the unreasonably low speed limits and speed cameras on the roads. At the same time, this is a very serious event for experienced racers, giving everyone the chance to further improve both driving skills and the cars they compete in. […]

Jewish Community Centre of Lithuania

Your guide to the Jewish heritage of Vilnius

With bagels making a delicious comeback in Lithuania’s capital and a number of traditional Jewish celebrations becoming part of city life again, there’s a sense that Jewish culture is experiencing somewhat of a rebirth in Vilnius, which has many looking back at the city’s historic ties with its Jewish, or Litvak, community. And though the time machine has yet to be invented, it’s now possible to travel back in time to when Vilnius was known as the Jerusalem of the North. Unlocking the Jewish cultural heritage deeply embedded into the city’s streets, buildings, and history has just become a lot easier thanks to the new free guide entitled, Discover Jewish Heritage in Vilnius, a press release from GO Vilnius states. […]

SBA Group logistics centre

Environment-friendly logistics Centre of SBA Group will shortly astonish us with its unique architecture

As soon as this spring, the SBA Group will start a new era in the building tradition with erecting a new logistics centre near Klaipėda. The innovative, green-technology and distinctive design industrial complex will be the first such building in the Baltic States. The authors of the project are the architects of Paleko archstudijos – Rolandas Palekas, Bartas Puzonas, Dalia Uogintė, Karolina Burbaitė. […]

Floating solar power plant in Kruonis PSHP pilot project

Pilot project of floating solar power plant in Kruonis PSHP receives funding

Experimental floating photovoltaic solar power plant project in Kruonis pumped storage hydroelectric power plant (PSHP), developed by Lithuanian state-owned enterprise Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba has received funding from the Lithuanian Business Support Agency (LBSA). The total amount of 235k EUR have been granted. […]

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Vilnius to see launch of scooter-sharing system: five companies express willingness to develop the system

As early as this spring Vilnius city dwellers and guests will be offered to take advantage of the service of electric scooter-sharing service and to travel in the city in an innovative and convenient manner. Striving to become the capital of scooters in Europe Vilnius will not only reduce congestions but will also become a free area of scooters and other alternative means of urban transport, a press release from Vilnius City Municipality states. […]


Lithuanians borrow less, but larger amounts and more responsibly

The Lithuanian non-bank financial sector is showing maturity: the consumer credit market survey of 2018 Q4 shows that Lithuanians borrow less, but more significant amounts and more responsibly. The representatives of the financial sector observe that the declining number of borrowers also shows decreasing access to consumer credit for lower-income clients. […]