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Since the cold weather has come, Kaunas has good news for those who got missed the winter entertainments. There will be placed four free ice skating rinks under the open sky in Kaunas. The strength of ice will be able to test at ice skating rinks located in Town Hall Square, near S. Darius and[…]

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Kaunas became the first city in Eastern and Western European countries which received the City Design Status. On this occasion Kaunas City Tourism Centre announced the news – opportunity to visit homes of Kaunas residents during the excursion “Kaunas City of Design”. “The year of 2015 was extraordinary for Kaunas City. In April Kaunas was[…]

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Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, which celebrates ten years anniversary, received extremely good news from the New York City. The studio album of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera “Simon Boccanegra” which was recorded in Kaunas has been acknowledged by the influential magazine “Opera News” as the best album in the world.  Mr. Algimas Treikauskas, the leader of the Kaunas City[…]

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Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced it will add operations from Kaunas to complement its Lithuanian offer of low-cost services. From 29 March, the airline will start operating a new service to London Luton from the newest WIZZ airport in Kaunas with five weekly flights. With an initial[…]

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Kaunas has joined the UNESCO Creative Cities Network and becomes the first city in Eastern and Western European countries that received the City Design Status. Certainly, this will contribute to the ambition of Kaunas Modernist Interwar Architecture to join UNESCO. The UNESCO Creative Cities Network welcomed cities within its seven creative fields: Crafts and Folk[…]

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Next year, new bike lanes will be installed next to the two big streets of Kaunas – Savanoriu avenue and Veiveriu street. The lane in Veiveriu street will be 5 km long asphalt trail. New lightning will be installed throughout the whole trail. It is expected that the implementation will start mid-year of 2016. The[…]

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The notoriety about Kaunas is constantly growing in distant Japan. In the beginning of December there was held a premiere of the movie about Chiune Sugihara Persona Non Grata. The event for sure made its part on the doubled amount of Japanese tourists in Kaunas city. According to Lithuanian ambassador in Japan Egidijus Meilūnas, at[…]

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

Former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus

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