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One of the famous Lithuanian architects Algimantas Kančas was born and grew up in Kaunas. He is sharing his ideas about the uniqueness of Kaunas buildings, modernist interwar architecture and the visions of the city future. ,,Kaunas interwar architecture is unique not just in the region, but in entire Europe. You can‘t find so many[…]

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Kaunas seeks to become the European Capital of Culture in 2022. Virginija Vitkienė, General Manager of the project „Kaunas – European Capital of Culture in 2022“, thinks that Kaunas has a real chance to gain this title. ,,It is a very good decision for Kaunas to participate in such a famous project, because it contributes[…]

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The public bicycle sharing service that proved highly popular in a number of cities throughout the world is expected to appear in Kaunas later this spring. Kaunas is also making arrangements to start providing car sharing service that has successfully justified itself in other cities. “Last year Kaunas announced a public tender for the arrangement[…]

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The world‘s biggest particle physics laboratory CERN exhibition located in Switzerland was opened in Santaka Valley of Kaunas University of Technology on February 18, 2016. ,,Today we can be proud of science and innovation progress in Lithuania and Kaunas. It shows that we are keeping pace with other countries. Congratulations to Kaunas University of Technologies[…]

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The facts about Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw: one million visitors per year, more than five hundred employees, and a successful partnership of business and public sector. The heads of this centre will help Kaunas city in creating a conception of the National Science and Innovation Centre to be built on the Nemunas Island. Today[…]

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The name of Kaunas City became well-known in CEE Shared Services and Outsourcing Awards in Warsaw, Poland. Kaunas was awarded the fastest growing city of service centres. The companies Intermedix and NFQ based in Kaunas were also nominated for awards. “Although Kaunas was awarded the fastest growing city in this sphere, we understand that the[…]

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In March of 2015 Kaunas has received a solid award – European Heritage Label. The new mobile tourism route app “Kaunas of 1919–1940” is dedicated to introduce Kaunas interwar modernism architecture heritage. In order to ensure the dissemination of multilingualism, the mobile app was created in 4 official languages of the European Union – Lithuanian,[…]

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What to do to make the residents of Kaunas city and the whole region healthier? Authoritative national and foreign health specialists are meeting in the temporary capital of Lithuania to answer this question. The World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that it is going to organize an annual conference “Healthy European Regions” in Kaunas this[…]

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Visiting Kaunas for the first time, the newly appointed Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi confessed to be a dedicated fan of “Žalgiris”. In the meeting with Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis, the Ambassador also emphasized the contribution of Kaunas to supporting the Ukrainian soldiers. On Wednesday Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis met the newly appointed Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr[…]

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This Tuesday morning the Ministry of Education and Science declared an extraordinary news that National Science and innovation center will be built in Kaunas, Nemunas Island. In the near future there will be published an international architectural competition, and research center construction is planned by the end of 2018. This is historical event, which proves[…]

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Lithuanian aerobatic pilot Jurgis Kairys

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