Juozas Kazickas and his daughter Jūratė

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

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. […]

St. John’s Day bonfire in Trakų Vokė

Old St. John’s Day traditions giving up to shashliks, beer and fireworks

Jumping over the traditional Midsummer bonfire and searches of the fern bloom in the modern times is more and more often accompanied with shashliks on the grill, full mugs of beer and powerful firecrackers to wrap up the festival. […]