Cinema Romuva in Kaunas
Society

Well-advanced reconstruction of the Romuva movie theatre: what awaits the unique object in Kaunas?

The legendary movie theatre Romuva will meet the reconstruction visitors markedly different. Here, authenticity of the interwar period will be combined with new functions. Apart from usual shows at the cinema, modern dance and other shows of performing art are planned to be arranged. […]

Kaunas old town
Culture

Kaunas selected as European Capital of Culture 2022

Lithuania’s second-biggest city of Kaunas was named the winner of the contest for the European Capital of Culture 2022 title during a ceremony at the Ministry of Culture on Wednesday. […]

Kaunas Requiem by the International Centre for Litvak Photography
Society

Week of Jewish Commemoration at New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas

Kaunas —Saturday marked the opening of a weeklong public program at the New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas, Lithuania, commemorating of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the beginning of the Holocaust in Lithuania. Organised by the International Centre for Litvak Photography, or IC4LP, the program is the launch and first instalment of a long-term artistic activity called the Kaunas Requiem, which involves the composition of an experimental music-based artwork that is proposed to run for a duration of seventy-five years. The program also offers the public an opportunity to engage with two of the centre’s ongoing remembrance projects on the theme of the lost Jewish culture of Kaunas and its surrounds, one photographic and one architectural. […]

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Economy

Kaunas ‘has potential for military and water tourism’

Linas Daubaras, president of the Lithuanian Tour Guides’ Union, says that Kaunas deserves more tourist attention than it receives, especially due to its cultural and military points of interest and its opportunities for watersports and recreation. […]