Donatas Banionis and Natalya Bondarchuk in Tarkovsky's Solaris
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Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis hospitalized

Prominent Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis was transferred to nursing and supportive treatment department of the Mykolas Marcinkevičius Hospital on Thursday. […]

Toghrul Sabzaliyev from Azerbaijan. Photo from personal archive
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An Azeri student in Kaunas: a cultural perspective

The education level in Lithuania may not seem good enough to some people but it’s education with a fresh perspective to others. One of these people is Toghrul Sabzaliyev – student from Azerbaijan, who just earned a degree from Kaunas Technology University (KTU) Economics and Business Faculty and shares his view and experience about studies and life in Lithuania. […]

Song Celebration in Vingio Parkas
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Lithuania’s song festival – education in Soviet-era living conditions

The Song Celebration, a massive traditional song and dance festival that concluded recently, was not only an opportunity for Lithuanians home and abroad to gather together but also a chance for the young generation to see the conditions under which their parents once lived. One part of the guests was terrified by Lithuanian dormitories; another part of them, however, looked at it as education. […]

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French military jets stun guests at French ambassador’s Bastille Day party

On 14 July, France celebrates its national holiday, the Bastille Day. For the occasion, the Ambassador of France to Lithuania Maryse Berniau invited several hundred guests to her residence in Vilnius to join in the celebration. […]

Juozas Kazickas and his daughter Jūratė
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President Adamkus on late US-Lithuanian philanthropist Kazickas: He loved his country with deeds, not words

Lithuania’s former president Valdas Adamkus says that émigré businessman and public figure Juozas Kazickas, who passed away in the early hours of Thursday, has made the biggest possible contribution to Lithuania’s freedom and has proven his love for the country with deeds. […]

From the top left to the right: Nerijus Numavičius, Lyda Lubienė, Darius Mockus ir Žilvinas Marcinkevičius
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Numavičius remains richest person in Lithuania

The richest person in Lithuania is Nerijus Numavičius, the largest shareholder of the Vilniaus Prekyba Group; even after the euro introduction he will remain a billionaire. In the list of top 20 richest people in Lithuania, compiled by IQ Top magazine, Numavičius with LT 4.255 billion (EUR 1.23 billion) leaves the rest richest Lithuanian people far behind him. […]