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Commercial premises in Vilnius Old Town – empty and plenty like never before

More empty commercial premises in Vilnius’ Old Town — such a choice of spaces have not been seen for a long time. What is happening? The development of Vilnius Old Town, the resurrection of some […]

Film Community gardens @the Lithuanian Film Center

Cannes Film Festival #72 and flavor of Lithuanian films

This year proved to be successful for Lithuanian filmmakers: Lithuanian titles and names can be found at the lineup of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival. Vytautas Katkus’ debut short film Community gardens (lit. Kolektyviniai sodai) […]


Fear of vaccination lives on since the 19th century

Ramūnas Bogdanas, EN.DELFI The first electrical lamp in Lithuania was lit on April 17, 1892 in the morning in Rietavas. Only 13 years had passed since it had been invented. Duke Bogdanas Oginskis was familiar […]

Irma Gudžiūnaitė

Ruling party and PM seek to undermine authority of the president

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis was surprised by President Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s decision not to appoint Irma Gudžiūnaitė to be Environment Minister. He claimed that the presidential candidate had promised a positive decision on her suitability for office. The Prime Minister claims that it will not be possible to reconcile new nominees for Environment Minister with the President, LRT.lt reported. […]

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Vėlinės in Lithuania

All Saint’s Day is an important holiday celebrated in honour of known and unknown saints on November 1st. While the Vėlinės (All Soul’s Day) celebration to commemorate the deceased is held to be on November 2nd, in Lithuania the two are often celebrated together on November 1st with deceased relatives’ graves being visited. […]