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The third weekend of May must be highlighted in the calendars of all Lithuanian. From 17th to 19th of May all the roads will lead to Kaunas. Because of the birthday of Kaunas City there will be no time to sleep for those three days and three nights. Birthday includes concerts of Lithuanian and foreign[…]

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Famous philosopher, who was born in Kaunas, Emmanuel Levinas, is one of the most important XX c. French thinker, who made huge impact on nowadays’ ethical theories. One Kaunas street and square are named after his name. Later on there will be created even Emmanuel Levinas center in Kaunas. This week in Kaunas was organized[…]

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March for Kaunas city citizens traditionally gives possibility to feel culture of francophonical countries. Francophonie unites countries and regions, in which the main language is French. Kaunas city citizens will have possibility to closely feel France, Canada, Greece and other francophonical countries 2nd-27th of March. More than 20 events – starting from music, poetry, movies,[…]

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Kaunas cooperation with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and perspectives of this partnership – these are the topics recently discussed in a conference called „ Modern model of public services: a case of Kaunas NGOs“.  During the conference representatives of NGOs sector were introduced to the most recent innovations in their sphere, presented their implemented projects and[…]

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Illustrated route in Kaunas series ‘It’s Kaunastic’ was supplemented by a new map. ‘Culture shock’ – it is more than 100 city cultural institutions, museums, galleries, music clubs, unexpected souvenirs offering shops and other places. Route ‘Culture shock’ was prepared by city business development, tourism development and international marketing agency ‘Kaunas IN’ with Kaunas artists[…]

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This year capital Vilnius will celebrate 696th birthday and third year in a row will receive a gift from Kaunas. People from Kaunas will invite guests from Vilnius for a dinner, while Kaunas will give free tours around the city, free entrances to the museums and will allow to get to know the activities of[…]

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Kaunas Old Town has been decorated with a new artistic element. Sculpture called “Nežiopsok!“ located in Vilnius street tells a unique story. The sculpture in the form of a boy riding a bicycle and a dog chasing him was chosen by Kęstutis Balčiūnas not by chance – the sculptor aimed to humorously represent Kaunas Old[…]

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In Žaliakalnis, near ice arena, the new skating rink contours are coming out. Since the closing of shopping and entertainment centre’s “Akropolis” skating rink, the city decided to install another site for winter sport enthusiasts. The skating rink is planned to start working from the middle of January. Kaunas Deputy Mayor Andrius Palionis commented that[…]

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This week, the plan on how will “Science Island” with planetarium, interactive lab, conference halls, workshops and other spaces will look like in the Nemunas Island was introduced. The construction is planned to start at the beginning of 2020. The contest of international architecture vision won Australian and Spanish architects F. Jerez and B. Perez[…]

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How will smart cities of Europe develop and to which direction it will move after 2020? In the past three years, Kaunas has been putting a lot of efforts in improving the infrastructure in parallel of trying to manage strategic issues of long-term development. Nevertheless, Kaunas is the only Lithuanian city that is a participant[…]

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May Kaunas City always remain the symbol of Lithuanian strength. 07/03/98

Former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus

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