Lithuania Post
Culture

Lithuania Post releases special postal marking dedicated to president’s inauguration

On Saturday, to commemorate the inauguration of President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Vilnius Central Post Office will hold a special cancellation. A special cover (envelope) designed exclusively for this occasion will be released on the same day, Lithuania Post informs. […]

Lithuanian leaders sing the national anthem
Culture

Kudirka’s National Anthem behests will live forever

For the sixth time in a row, all Lithuanians, in their Homeland and abroad alike, celebrating the Lithuanian King Mindaugas’ coronation every year on 6 July, have coalesced for singing Lithuania’s National Anthem in over 30 countries worldwide. Behind the heart-gripping but simple verses there stands Vincas Kudirka, an outstanding 19-century public activist, publicist, song and satire writer and the author of Lithuania’s national anthem. […]

Marius Ivaškevičius
Culture

Entrepreneurial playwright Ivaškevičius: “Plays sell best today”

41-year-old Marius Ivaškevičius today is an established playwright, aspiring movie director and definitely one of the most talented young-generation’s artists in Lithuania. Frankly, we had met ages ago, in the early 1990, when Marius, then a student of the Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University’s Philology Department, mingled in M.K. Sarbievijus courtyard along with other literature wannabes, some of which, like him, very aspiring. […]