Lithuanian Government has permitted Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) to sell 5 more unused real estate objects in Kaunas city centre. The buildings, which belong to the State and are being held in trust by the University, will be sold in public auctions. The first of the auctions is planned in October 2018. The funds will be invested into improving study infrastructure. […]
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. […]
There is still a lot of industry in Kaunas. A closer look reveals that there is also a lot of innovation going on in and around the city. These were the findings of a large delegation of Danish, Finish, Norwegian, and Swedish Chamber of Commerce participants during last Friday’s visit to Lithuania’s central located industrial hub. […]
No traffic jams, panic, tension or major misunderstandings. This is how the week passed in Karmėlava (Kaunas) Airport which is temporarily handling flights redirected from the currently being reconstructed Vilnius Airport, the leaders of 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. […]
What is believed to be one of the oldest stone building in Kaunas will undergo major restoration. After the conservation-restoration works are complete, the building that faces the City Hall will regain some of its sixteenth-century façade.