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Kaunas strengthens preventive measures against COVID-19 – the scope of preventive tests is increasing. Staff of institutions working directly with residents and employees of large companies are invited to register for free PCR tests at Kaunas mobile testing sites. Prevention to stop the virus With the softening of quarantine restrictions, more and more people are[…]

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“Bonjour, Kaunas” – that is how Kaunas residents will be greeted by a cycle of Francophonie events throughout March that has become a tradition. Due to quarantine restrictions, most of the program is moving to virtual space to reach everyone’s home. Francophiles longing for the spirit of French culture will be able to choose their[…]

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Kaunas has received extraordinary recognition from the European film industry. At the remote ceremony of the Berlin Film Festival on the evening of March 2, it was announced that the ensemble of the Pažaislis Church and Monastery had been chosen as the best filming location in Europe in 2020. The Location Award nomination was initiated[…]

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Recently, noticeably fluctuating outdoor temperatures have become a significant challenge for street paving. As every year, as the weather warms up after the winter, road workers follow the situation and try to manage the open pits quickly. However, they admit that it would not be possible to immediately see and assess the condition of one[…]

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This week, next to the “Girstutis” complex, the new Kaunas Ice Palace has emerged. A modern winter sports arena, which was completed in January, became the largest vaccination center in Kaunas and in the whole country during the pandemic period. Doctors temporarily based here have already vaccinated several hundred seniors against COVID-19. It is estimated[…]

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Despite the challenges caused by COVID-19, last year streets in Kaunas became even brighter and safer – a record number of modern LED luminaries were installed. This means not only better visibility and greater safety on the roads, but also significant savings in electricity and monetary costs, and at the same time significantly lower environmental[…]

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Although February 16 – Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania – this year was greeted differently, the commemorative events that moved to the virtual space and TV screens kept their uplifting emotions. On the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania, Kaunas welcomed the festive concert “Laisvės Alėja” and the solemn award[…]

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Kaunas residents will celebrate 16th of February – the upcoming Day of Independence of Lithuania – differently. Due to the quarantine in Lithuania, events on February 16 are moving to a virtual space and TV screens. The program includes performances, concerts, excursions, exhibitions and an exclusive light installation. The main accent will be the traditional[…]

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Although last few years for Kaunas have been a period of growth and planning for major city projects, this is not the end. The city’s approved strategic action plan shows that 2021-2023 will also be full of challenges – long-awaited objects will open their doors to Kaunas residents, the whole Europe will celebrate the title[…]

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As the pace of COVID-19 vaccination in Lithuania accelerates, the list of priority groups is adjusted and supplemented accordingly. In order to return as soon as possible to the normal process of educating children, educators started to be vaccinating throughout the country. Among them, preference is given to those who have direct contact with the[…]

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