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On December 11, the leaders of Kaunas City, architecters and designers introduced the conception of a modern, futuristic power-driven autonomous vehicle. Mr. Jonas Audėjaitis the architect, Kaunas City Councillor, highlighted that Kaunas City was always an innovative city – during the interwar period Kaunas established the funicular, and now, in the XXI century, the city[…]

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On December 8, Ms. Cecilia Ruthström-Ruin, Ambassador of Sweden to Lithuania, paid a courtesy visit to Kaunas City. During the meeting with the Mayor Mr. Visvaldas Matijošaitis, the Ambassador asked about the greatest challenge he is facing as a mayor. Mayor named it as an ambition to change Kaunas from the basics. “Kaunas has started[…]

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In the summer of 2017 during the reconstruction of the runway of Vilnius airport most of the flights will be carried out from Kaunas. It is planned that Kaunas Airport will receive more than 360 thousands passengers than usually. Reconstruction works of the runway of Vilnius Airport will take place since July 14 until August[…]

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Charity campaign in Kaunas which started few days ago already collected over 15000 euros from different donators for the kids with disabilities who are participating in sports activities. All donations collected during the charity campaign will be given to talented children and teenagers with disabilities. All donations will be used to acquire insulin pumps, sports[…]

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For three days, the historical Lithuania Republic Presidential Palace in Kaunas will be home of dance. This untraditional space choreographer Kenzo Kusuda from Japan, together with the international Kaunas dance theatre troupe “Aura” selected to present their new creation. While participating in International dance festival “Aura 25” which was held in Kaunas, K. Kusuda was[…]

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This week, Kaunas city municipality car park was supplemented by 8 new, economical cars – “Volkswagen Jetta”. For 4 years rented cars will be driven by the employees. This new order allowed Kaunas municipality to decrease their drivers corpus twice. Because of that around 65000 euros will be saved for Kaunas city. According to “Before,[…]

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Since the beginning of this week, Kaunas citizens gained a possibility to take their bikes for free with Aleksotas funicular. This possibility to Kaunas residents and city guests is gifted by “Kauno autobusai” which is marking Aleksotas funicular its 80th birthday. “This September we actively invited Kaunas residents to leave their cars at home and[…]

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October 9, 2015 at the Mayor’s Office The purpose of the courtesy visit of Italian Ambassador was to meet the Mayor of Kaunas City Mr. Visvaldas Matijošaitis and to discuss the partnership between Lithuania (Kaunas) and Italy. The Ambassador using this occasion awarded Mr. Stefano Lanza, the Associate Professor, Doctor of the Italian Language of[…]

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On the coming Saturday, the 5th of December, the Christmas Town will open its doors in Kaunas Town Hall Square. In the Christmas town, located next to the main city Christmas tree, a lot of surprises will be waiting for the locals and the guests of the city, which will amaze even the biggest of[…]

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The famous Lithuanian opera singer Merūnas Vitulskis, who was born and raised in Kaunas, always enjoys coming back to the hometown. The interview with famous artist about Kaunas as a capital of culture and the most favorite places in the city. You were born and raised in Kaunas. Does your hometown city inspire you? Whenever[…]

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With a great regret and emotion I say goodbye to Kaunas, such a lovely and hospitable city, where France has so many friends. I am very grateful to the City Mayor, municipality who put in so much effort in order to make old and strong friendship between France and Lithuania. 02/03/96

Philippe de Suremain French Ambassador

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