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Kaunas has good news for cyclists. From the beginning of August, the city buses and trolleybuses will carry bicycles for free. Bicycles can be carried by buses and trolleybuses marked with special signs. Inside there are special places for bicycle carriage. In total there are 150 buses and trolleybuses suitable for it. “Sometimes unexpected situations[…]

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Kaunas City Municipality is organizing the design contest “Kaunas Highlights” for the second year in a row. Recetly, the winners have been announced: out of 22 ideas submitted in the contest only 7 design objects will be integrated into the rhythm of the city and will complement it. This time all artists and creative people[…]

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Interview author Vaida Milkova (daily “Kauno diena”) “We are spreading the mycelium of ambassadors to cover Kaunas as much as possible,” architect Audra Kaušpėdienė vividly explains her current occupation upon becoming a president of ambassadors “Kaunas 2022”. Architects as Mediators Ambassadors of the project “Kaunas, European Capital of Culture” (or “Kaunas 2022”) are prominent artists[…]

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Recently, Kaunas city launched Jurgis Mačiūnas Square. It is located in the middle of the tripartite junction connecting Vytauto Avenue and K. Donelaičio Street and Parodos Street. The aforementioned intersection also stands in front of Parodos Street house No. 1, in which Jurgis Mačiūnas, one of the pioneers of the Fluxus movement, lived in his[…]

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Kaunas Airport became the main air gateway in Lithuania in mid July. Passenger flows have increased by four times, but that does not cause any inconveniencies or problems for passengers. It is all on the opposite – the city of Kaunas, which put all of its efforts to make the work of the airport with[…]

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On 15-17 September, 2017, Kaunas invites to celebrate the Italian days “Discover Italy in Kaunas”. In the three-day event there will be no shortage of concerts, exhibitions, cookery lessons, educational lectures, style advices, children’s attractions, gourmet dinners to become better acquainted with Italian culture. “Kaunas friendship with Italy has lasted for nearly two decades. During[…]

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Kaunas, which has just started the cycling revolution, focused on another situation that can make life easier for cyclists. The Vice-Mayor of Kaunas Povilas Mačiulis posted a video on Facebook in which he applied to the national railway carrier “Lietuvos geležinkeliai” (“Lithuanian Railways”). Currently, when taking a train train from Kaunas to Vilnius or vice[…]

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Kaunas intends to become the first city in the Baltic States that is fully tailored for cyclists. The bicycle revolution presented on Friday initially covers the central part of Kaunas – it will be entirely tailored for bicycles. It is planned to later expand to other districts of the city. “About 3 thousand inhabitants of[…]

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This week, a photograph exhibition ‘Kaunas 1919-1939: The Capital Inspired by the Modern Movement’ created by Gintaras Balčytis and Gintaras Česonis was opened as part of the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee at the ICE Congress Centre in Krakow. This is an excellent opportunity to introduce the Kaunas modernism architecture to the UNESCO[…]

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On Saturday night, the International Children’s Games (ICG ‘2017) ended with a solemn, noisy and fun closing ceremony in the Kaunas Sports Hall. For the teams of Kaunas and other Lithuanian cities the games were successful – the Lithuanians won the most medals in the overall ranking, but in the general table of awards Taipei’s[…]

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I love you Kaunas.

Lithuanian aerobatic pilot Jurgis Kairys

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