Match Vilnius Culture Night
Freetime

New take on FIFA World Cup fever in Vilnius

Much like the rest of Europe, World Cup fever has hit Vilnius. However, focus shifted away from the tournament yesterday and onto another interpretation of the world’s most popular sport – a football-inspired dance performance piece called Match. The performance was one of many that took place yesterday throughout the evening and into the early hours of this morning as part of Vilnius Culture Night, an annual summertime event that transforms the city into numerous open-air stages for music, dance, theatre, cinema and photography. […]

Antanas Kavaliauskas ir Saulius Skvernelis
Sports

Government to consider repaying BC Žalgiris EUR 580,000 in old debt – PM

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Monday that the government will look at the possibility of paying back 2 million litas (EUR 579,000) in old debt to Žalgiris Kaunas after the basketball team finished third in this year’s Euroleague. […]

Šarūnas Jasikevičius
Sports

Kaunas mayor suggest making Jasikevičius honorary citizen

Visvaldas Matijošaitis, mayor of Lithuania’s second-largest city of Kaunas, has proposed honoring BC Žalgiris Kaunas coach Šarūnas Jasikevičius and making him the city’s honorary citizen, Kaunas Municipality said on Friday. […]

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Foreign affairs

‘No special easing’ of requirements for football fans traveling to Russia via Lithuania

Lithuanian officials say that there will be “no special easing” of requirements for football fans who will travel via Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad for 2018 FIFA World Cup matches. […]

Ieva Januškevičiūtė at the slalom at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Sports

Ieva Januškevičiūtė: I had to do my job

23-year-old alpine skier Ieva Januškevičiūtė scored a solid 43rd result in her second Olympic slalom appearance. […]