Kęstutis Eidukonis
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Kęstutis Eidukonis: A call to action

A long time has passed since the creation of the Lithuanian World Community (PLB, Pasaulio lietuviu bendruomenė) and the Lithuanian-American Community (JAV lietuvių bendruomenė). The World Lithuanian-American Community definitely served a tremendous purpose when it was formed. Its charter is a worthwhile read for every Lithuanian both in Lithuania and in the diaspora. Both organizations continue to do a tremendous amount of good work. […]

Tel Aviv
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Tel Aviv hosts Global Lithuanian Economic Forum

Minister of Economy of Lithuania Evaldas Gustas is paying a working visit to Israel. At the 7th Global Lithuanian Economic Forum in Tel Aviv the minister will present Lithuania’s investment environment, its advantages and business reforms and will discuss bilateral economic cooperation prospects with Israel. Particular attention will be devoted to bilateral cooperation opportunities in the areas of science, technology and innovations as well as implementation of joint projects. Gustas will also meet with Israel’s Economy Minister Aryeh Deri. […]

Julian Darius Revie. Photo Baltic Bridge
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Canadian Lithuanian’s composition performed at Papal Mass

On Sunday, millions of people at the Papal Mass in Philadelphia and around the world heard a new composition by Julian Darius Revie, a Canadian Lithuanian. The piece was heard as Pope Francis received Communion. Revie’s “The Love of God” was performed by The Philadelphia Orchestra and the 350-voice children’s chorus and massed choir. This performance follows Revie’s recent premiere of another original composition, “Mass of the Divine Shepherd,” at Carnegie Hall this past June. […]

Chicago's 'Cloud', gathering place for annual Lithuanian National Anthem singing  Photo Ludo Segers
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Chicago’s Consulate General moving to new premises in Lithuanian diaspora capital

Sitting on the southern shores of Lake Michigan, Chicago is an important transport, financial and cultural hub. It hosts world-class universities, world-class museums and a famous opera and music scene that make for a fascinating and vibrant place to live and work. The city had to reinvent itself several times, never more dramatically as after the great fire in 1871. Chicago is also known as the centre of the Lithuanian community in the United States. […]

Lincoln, England. Photo geograph.org.uk
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Lithuanians join Magna Carta anniversary celebrations in Lincolnshire

A series of special radio plays exploring life in Lincolnshire for Lithuanians will be aired at a festival in Lincoln, England, this summer. […]

Tautiška giesmė pasklido po pasaulį
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Lithuania’s national anthem live on American television

During its tour around the world, the national anthem of Lithuania was even heard live on Fox News, the American TV channel with viewership of up to 87 million. With the approaching centennial of Lithuania’s independence, the tradition of singing the national anthem all around the world expands geographically each year and acquires ever more daring and interesting forms. […]

Airijos lietuvių krepšinio diena, R. Merkelio nuotr.
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Ireland’s Lithuanians collect charity with basketball

Lithuanians from across Ireland came together in Dublin last weekend to play some ball and raise funds for children with cancer in the Basketball Day. […]