Grigory Kanovich

Lithuanian author wins European Bank of Regional Development Literature Prize

UK publishing house, Noir Press are delighted that Jewish-Lithuanian author Kanovich Grigory Kanovich has just won the €20,000 EBRD Literature Prize – a prestigious award celebrating literature in translation Nior Press reported. The prize, normally […]

Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas, Photo Žana Cončiar

Collapsing and constructed identity: A conversation with Author Gint Aras

Rising literary talent, Gint Aras (Karolis Gintaras Žukauskas,) shares stories created of raw natural artistry and studied precision. A Lithuanian-American native of Chicago’s suburb of Cicero, he’s the author of the novels, Finding the Moon […]

Saulė ir jūra (Marina) at the Venice Biennale, photo Andrej Vasilenko

Venice Biennale triumph – the first Lithuanian Golden Lion

The main prize of the 58th Venice Biennale, one of the most prestigious modern art events, went to Lithuania. The Golden Lion, held to be a symbol of Venice, has been awarded for artists Rugilė […]


Asmik Grigorian titled world’s best female opera singer

The winners of the International Opera Awards were presented at a gala ceremony in London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre yesterday, April 29. Asmik Grigorian took the Female Singer of the Year award for her role as […]