Dalia Grybauskaitė with children at Palanga

Inspirational Conference on Children’s Rights and Business Principles

On Tuesday 28 November the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius in cooperation with the Presidential Palace of Lithuania, Swedish Institute, Save the Children and Global Child Forum are organising a high level inspirational conference regarding business opportunities and responsibilities relating to children’s needs and rights, under the National Campaign For a Safe Lithuania, an initiative by the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė. […]

Adomas Danusevičius. Camouflage masculinity, 2013

Drink full and descend

Adomas Danusevičius and Tomas Daukša are considered one of the most distinct Lithuanian artists of the young generation. Though they usually address quite different themes in their work, their newest works presented in this exhibition –painting, ceramics, and light installations – form an unexpected and mysterious combination, the Roosters Gallery announced in a press release.. […]

Indian Fashion show in Vilnius

Military-style haute couture collection of “Shantanu & Nikhil” highlighted patriotism in Lithuania (video)

Last week in Vilnius the internationally acclaimed Indian designer duo “Shantanu & Nikhil” presented their 2017 autumn/winter haute couture collection called “The Regiment” during the solemn celebration of the 70th Anniversary of India‘s Independence. Militaristic style collection presented strict silhouettes of both female and male models, dusk, camouflage color palette and accessories inspired by the military – collars, vertical pockets, epaulets, handcrafted vintage coin buttons & rustic medallions, the special accent of the collection – hand-made brooches encrusted with Swarovski crystals. […]

1st Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting
Foreign affairs

Call for applications for the Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting

Young professionals from the Baltic states, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, and Ukraine – including scholars, journalists, civil activists, and others with knowledge of and practical involvement in developing analytical and quality media content, deconstructing propaganda, myths and disinformation, and educating society, are invited to apply for the 1st Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting (VYLM) to be held on September 25-29, 2017 in Vilnius, Lithuania. The meeting is organized by the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) in cooperation with DELFI, the main Lithuanian news portal, and with the support of the National Endowment for Democracy, the Swedish Institute, and the Embassy of Sweden in Vilnius. […]

European Humanities University graduation in Vilnius 2016 Photo by Kilimas Arts

Alumnus Anisimov: “EHU develops European future of Belarus”

On July 1 European Humanities University (EHU) bestowed diplomas to University’s ever largest Class – 228 Bachelors and 41 Master were awarded during a solemn commencement ceremony, writes the EHU press office. […]

During th opening of Green Garage, professional maker space in Vilnius

First maker space in Baltic states opens in Vilnius

3D printers and scanners, laser cutters, router machines, cutting-edge computers and an electronics lab: all this has become available in the newly opened Green Garage, the first professional maker space in the Baltic states. The equipment in the workshop is worth €300,000 and is available to everyone who is interested in technology, has ideas or wishes to create something new, Green Garage press office informed. […]


Lithuania condemns illegal Russian court’s verdict for Ukrainian citizens Sentsov and Kolchenko

Lithuania strongly condemns today’s decision by the Rostov-on-Don Court of the Russian Federation to sentence the Ukrainian citizens Oleg Sentsov and Oleksandr Kolchenko, reads the letter sent by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin on 25 August, Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. […]

Bas Lansdorp

Space-travel entrepreneur will visit Lithuania

Danish businessman Bas Lansdorp, CEO of Mars One, a company that plans space expeditions to Mars, will be speaking in the second Vilnius Innovation Forum ‘Innovation Drift‘, organised by the Ministry of Economy of Lithuania. The objective of an ambitious project is not only to take people to Mars but also to provide habitable conditions to live in the red planet independently, www.innovationdrift.com reported. […]

Looking for the Baltic amber

Baltic amber attracts world famous scientists to Lithuania

August 26-30 June 2015, Vilnius will bring together dozens of the world’s most prominent researchers in gemmology from almost 30 countries worldwide. In the IGC‘2015 international conference held in Vilnius University, the latest trends of identification and research technology of precious minerals as well as prevalence of fakes and falsification of gemstones will be discussed, tourism.lt reported. […]

Baltic states' flags

Which Baltic country has the best investment climate in the region?

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are generally known for being attractive to foreign investors due to favourable geographical location, stable economy and educated labour force. Nevertheless, every business is looking for the best conditions. To get detailed view on the investment climate in all three Baltic states, Estonian Chamber of Commerce in Lithuania together with the Estonian Embassy in Vilnius, Law firm VARUL and UAB Grant Thornton Rimess organizes a seminar on tax and legal aspects of doing business in the Baltics on 26 November, organisers of the Seminar announced. […]