Estonian flag
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president plans to congratulate Estonia on its centenary in Estonian

Lithuania President Grybauskaitė, leaving for Tartu on Friday, plans to congratulate Estonia on its centenary in Estonian. […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction
Energy

Astravyets NPP’s expansion aimed at redirecting attention, Lithuanian energmin says

Belarus‘ reports about plans to build another two reactors at the Astravyets nuclear power plant are an attempt to direct attention from the problems the NPP builders are facing, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas says. […]

Performance Voyage 7 Still from “Remedies – Rongoã” by Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikkotill from “Remedies – Rongoã” by Sasha Huber & Petri Saarikko
Freetime

Performance Voyage 7 from Finland screening in Vilnius!

Performance Voyage 7 (PV7), an international collection of video performances produced by Artists’ Association MUU, Finland, will be screened at project space “Sodų 4” in Vilnius, Lithuania, 20 December 2017, 7 pm, in collaboration with Lithuanian Interdisciplinary Artists’ Association. The PV7 tour takes the video collection to altogether 15 venues around the world, “Sodų 4” informed in a press release. […]

Post Card Scenery Christmas  Photo © Ludo Segers
Freetime

A Vilnius Christmas Mood

Earlier this week a light snow dusting provided a little extra touch that we all associate with Christmas. It provided the right seasonal background for a picture perfect Christmas photos. It was last week that we got the official start to the Christmas season in Vilnius. […]

Lithuanian and Finnish Flags at 100 Years of Finnish Independence  in Vilnius Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
Uncategorized

100 Years of Finnish Independence celebrated in Vilnius

To mark the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Finland a brief Flag Raising ceremony took place at noon-time in Lukiškių Square (Lukiškių aikštė) in the centre of Vilnius in the presence of the Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) Viktoras Pranckietis joined by the Finnish Ambassador, Christer Michelsson. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania expects agreements on energy projects at meeting of Baltic, Nordic PMs

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is leaving for Finland this week for an annual meeting of Nordic and Baltic prime ministers, which Lithuania’s government representatives expect to result in agreements on energy projects. […]