Opening of the "Hella" factory
Economy

Germany’s automotive electronics giant Hella opens its Lithuanian plant

Hella, a German manufacturer of lighting technology and electronics products for the automotive industry, on Thursday officially opened its new 30-million-euro plant near Lithuania’s second-biggest city of Kaunas. […]

Experiencing Kitron's top-notch facilities close up © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
Economy

Kaunas, Lithuania’s Industrial Innovation Capital

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. […]

The Kaunas Bus Terminal after reconstruction
Society

Central bus terminal opening in Kaunas after reconstruction

The Kaunas Bus Terminal is opening in Lithuania’s second-largest city on Monday after more than a year of reconstruction. The new facility will feature an underground parking area, a self-service parcel terminal, a supermarket and restaurants. […]

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. […]

Kaunas
Culture

Kaunas and Klaipėda short-listed for 2022 European Capital of Culture

Kaunas and Klaipėda, Lithuania’s second and third biggest cities, respectively, have been shortlisted in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2022 in Lithuania.

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