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On Friday, December 4, Director of European Trade Union Committee for Education Mr. Martin Romer visited Kaunas and got to know the education system issues of Kaunas City. During his visit, he met the Mayor of Kaunas City Visvaldas Matijošaitis, municipal officials responsible for education, visited several schools. Speaking with the Mayor of Kaunas, Mr.[…]

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Kaunas City Ladies of 2015 – Rūta Meilutytė, Jolanta Šmidtienė and Dovilė Bublienė together with Kaunas City Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis are inviting everybody to join the Christmas Charity Evening and support those who are in need of our help. Donations will be given to talented disabled children. Christmas Charity Evening will be held on Sunday,[…]

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On the 28th of November Kaunas Christmas Tree was lightened at the Town Hall square. It was a beautiful event with the meaningful “Dreams Come True” public charity concert. „I would like to invite all the citizens of Kaunas and other cities to visit the capital of Christmas – Kaunas. Enjoy our Christmas Tree, have[…]

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In November, an exhibition of interwar Kaunas City architecture was opened in the impressive Stiassni Villa in Brno city (the Check Republic) which will be available until December 13. In Brno, Kaunas City introduced a period of its development which is unique throughout all the Baltic region, during the time when Kaunas was a temporary[…]

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On the 4th of September the Commemorative events for the 75th anniversary of Visas for Life took place. In 1940 two brave diplomats Japanese Vice-Consul Chiune Sugihara and Dutch Consul Jan Zwartendijk residing in Kaunas issued lifesaving visas for thousands of Jews. Two commemorative plaques for Chiune Sugihara were unveiled: one on Metropolis hotel where[…]

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Questions like where to accommodate integrate and prepare Kaunas citizens for refugees’ arrival, are being answered by a special work group of Kaunas city municipality. Integration model Refugees will be accommodated in rented apartments which expenses will be covered by European Union. “Most important that all service sectors and non-governmental organizations would be ready to[…]

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At the end of last week a big group of exchange students were sweeping leaves, cleaning the square and pavement. The square was cleaned in May in order to commemorate European Youth Week and last week it was brightened up for the second time. This place was chosen on purpose because students are spending a lot[…]

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This October 13th the first screening of a movie about Chiune Sugihara will take place in the historical movie theater “Romuva”. During this exclusive premiere the viewers not only will be the first ones in the world to watch the film (the Tokyo premiere is set in December), but also will have a rare opportunity[…]

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On September 24-27, 2015 delegation from Kaunas city consisting of Deputy Mayor Simonas Kairys, Council Member Rasa Šnapštienė, Chief Specialist of International Relations and Protocol Division Emilija Šakalienė, Director of Environmental Engineering Institute of Kaunas Technological University (KTU) prof. habil. dr. Jurgis Kazimieras Staniškis and Director of Endocrinology Institute of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences[…]

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In 2022, one city in Lithuania will be designated as the European Capital of Culture. Kaunas is planning to bring its input into the cultural variety in this continent and has already started gathering a strong team for a battle to fight for the right to be titled the European Cultural Capital.  “Kaunas is definitely[…]

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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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