Studio Libeskind k18B project

UNESCO experts recommend refining Libeskind’s design for office building in Vilnius

Experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) approved in principle of a residential complex development project in Vilnius’ Old Town, but recommended refining the concept and design of an office building created by Studio Libeskind, the Culture Ministry said on Wednesday. […]

Old Jewish cemetery in Kaunas

Lithuanian municipalities pay attention to Jewish cemeteries – daily

Heritage officials and members of Lithuania’s Jewish community note that an increasing number of municipalities are taking the initiative to clean and maintain uncared-for Jewish cemeteries and memorial sites, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Thursday. […]

The Vilnius Great Synagogue

Separate programme proposed for Jewish heritage maintenance

Diana Varnaitė, director of the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Department, has proposed envisaging separate funding of maintenance of the Jewish heritage, an idea supported by Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis. […]