Cartoon by Fiona Katauskas, fionakatauskas.com
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Famous Lithuanians in Australia: Cartoonist and illustrator Fiona Katauskas

Fiona Katauskas is a cartoonist and illustrator whose work appears in Australian national and State newspapers and magazines. She has illustrated a large number of books for many publishers; and for the past eight years she has been the producer of Talking Pictures – a segment of the current affairs program Insiders – which analyses the week’s political cartoons and is screened every Sunday morning on ABC1 and 24. […]

Dalia Henke
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Lithuanian expatriates want decisions on dual citizenship and e-voting

Representatives of the World Lithuanian Community would like to see authorities making decisions on the legalization of dual citizenship and e-voting and would also like to have their representative in the Seimas, WLC deputy chairwoman Dalia Henke says. […]

Song Festival 2014
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Organizers of Song Festival 2014 rejoice at returning new wave of dancing and singing emigrants

On Wednesday, July 2, Vilnius city filled up with jolly uproar – tens of thousands of performers from Lithuania and 14th foreign countries ready to present the beauty of Lithuanian songs and dances will gather here. The organizers of the event note that each song festival enjoys growing attention of emigrants. More and more fellow-countrymen want to contribute to this event every year. […]

Meeting of World Lithuanian Youth 2012
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Second World Lithuanian Youth Summit will take place

Lithuanians from all over the world will gather in Harmony Park near Prienai for the second annual summit of World Lithuanian Youth 2014 to be held from July 10-13. The World Lithuanian Youth Association says that the event will focus on topics such as science, business, politics, and culture, LRT.lt reported. […]

Johnny Unitas
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Unitas We Stand: the Johnny Unitas movie

he 1950s and 1960s were different times for professional athletes. Johnny Unitas was paid a starting salary of $ 7,000 a year in 1956. Adjusted for inflation, that would be about $60,000 in 2014 terms. Most players in those days, certainly the players of the Baltimore Colts, would be living and playing in the community. In addition, they would work in the same communities during the off-season to supplement their income. That looks like light-years away from today’s conditions for professional athletes where multi-million dollar salaries and living in ostentatious mansions are the norm. […]

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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. […]

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Lithuanian parliament tightens residence requirements for foreigners

The Seimas of Lithuania on Thursday passed a bill, tightening requirements for foreigners who want to reside in Lithuania. […]