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Lithuanian film student wins documentary prize

A Lithuanian graduate from the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) in the UK has been awarded a prestigious award for her documentary film work. Žavinta Karsokaitė, who graduated from BA (Hons) Film Production in 2013, took home the Best Student Production Undergraduate Documentary Award at the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC) Learning on Screen Awards for her film Promised Bread, reports UCA Farnham. […]

Song Festival
Culture

Folklore Day of Song Celebration 2014 to start with Bread Ritual

More than 300 loaves of bread will be distributed to residents and guests of Vilnius city in the Cathedral Square on 4 July. The Folklore Day of the Song Celebration 2014, which will start with the symbolic bread-bringing ritual, will fill the capital with a variety of old traditions, and flood the streets of Vilnius city with the melody of folk songs. […]

Petras Auštrevičius
Energy

Auštrevičius: Russia’s gas blackmail is attempt to sabotage EU–Ukraine Association Agreement

Russia’s gas war waged against Ukraine is an additional tool of pressure on the whole European Union, seeking, at the same time, to sabotage the final signing of the EU–Ukraine Association Agreement,” says Petras Auštrevičius, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Member of the Liberal Movement Political Group, MP stated in a press release issued by this office. […]

Voting
Politics

Early voting in land sale referendum kicks off sluggishly

Early voting in the referendum on a ban on sale of agricultural land to foreigners in Lithuania started on Wednesday. Voter turnout is considerably lower than during the recent presidential and EP elections, officials say. […]