Almost 50,000 visit Euro Exhibition in Vilnius

In over slightly more than two months, 46,000 visitors from all over Lithuania visited the Euro Exhibition, which was open at the National Museum Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania. It was arranged with a view to introducing in advance the population to the new currency, reports. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

President Grybauskaitė’s annual press conference: No dialogue with Russia backing “terrorists” in Ukraine

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė stated on Wednesday that a dialogue with Russia is impossible until Moscow “is engaged in aggression” and supports “terrorists in eastern Ukraine“. […]


Lithuanians have exchanged EUR 11.6 million in post offices

As of Saturday, residents of Lithuania have exchanged about 40 million litas (EUR 11.6m) in post offices of Lithuania, said Inga Dundulienė, the head of the Network Service of Lietuvos Paštas (Lithuanian Post). […]


Opinion: From rouble to euro

The first day of this year is the first day of Lithuania with the euro. It is an unavoidable fact, although probably everyone is already tired of hearing the word euro. I must admit: it is certainly much better that the euro is not in everyone’s lips but in everyone’s pockets. Soon enough the currency change fever will go down and we will be less concerned with the pros and cons of having the euro than with having as many euros as we can. […]

Maxima pradeda prekybą eurais

Lithuanian buyers starting to use new currency

After starting to use the new currency, the euro, on Thursday, Lithuanians say they will have to remember maths at the beginning of the year to calculate the prices of goods. They will be able to pay in litas until mid-January, but will receive all change in the common currency of the European Union (EU). […]