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According to the historical facts, in our country Kaunas is the only city which can to be called the real capital of Christmas celebration. Connections between Santa Claus and Kaunas city are more than obvious. This also gives some basis for social media users hash tag the important city events like a #ChristmasCapital. In 1998,[…]

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Kaunas is titled as the capital of students, for this reason students from all over Lithuania will celebrate the International Students’ Day on November 17 in Kaunas. The International Students’ Day will be opened by Kaunas City Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis who will pass his office to a students‘ representative for the entire day. The events‘[…]

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Kaunas central Post Office was lit up with unseen beauty during the first weekend of November because of “Colourful Kaunas 2016“ festival and it proudly continues this initiative. This Friday the citizens of Kaunas and city guests will have an opportunity to admire another gem of modernism in Laisvės alėja – “Milk Center“ palace. Designer[…]

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Students of Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) took up to 6 thousand photos of graves in the Žaliakalnis Old Jewish Cemetery. Mayor of Kaunas and Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania thanked the youth for initiative doing such a huge work and even called it historical. The area of more than 8 hectares in Radvilėnai streets was[…]

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On the day of commemoration of the dead, the tragic part of Jewish history, when more than 3000 people were shot in the 7th Fort of Kaunas Fortress in July 1941, was remembered in Kaunas. From now on the mass killing location is marked with a commemorative sign for the victims of Holocaust. Representatives of[…]

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From now on your travel could be planned by the ,,Google Maps’’ extension ,,Transit”. This tool will help passengers to find the fastest and most convenient route here in Kaunas. At the current moment passengers using this service are able to plan their route by trolleybuses and buses, but from October this year the ,,Google[…]

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“Kaunas IN“ – eventually this title is going to be seen by more and more investors and tourists. A new institution will be established that will be responsible for attracting foreign investments and tourists and international marketing of Kaunas City. A new quality label was introduced to the society this Tuesday – “Kaunas IN“ –[…]

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Students of Vytautas Magnus University joined the Kaunas initiative to revive the ancient Jewish cemetery in Žaliakalnis. Over a month-long photo recording works by which nearly 6 thousand tombstones were immortalized have been recently finished. “We are grateful to the VMU community for such a benevolent contribution in recreating the historical heritage in Kaunas. Eight[…]

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Lithuania’s self-government day was commemorated by the “Golden krivūlės” awards in which Kaunas was elected as the best city in the areas of education and science. This prestigious award was given to the city for its students’ high grades and the city’s policy to increase them. Kaunas was declared the winner after comparing the students’[…]

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A very important step was taken to fulfilling the unique National Science and Innovation project. This international architectural contest which started in summer, only in a few months’ time received over 145 different ideas from all over the world. This Friday, three of the winning projects were presented at the Nemunas Island. The winner of[…]

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What a joy and excitement to pay tribute to Kaunas, brother of Grenoble, for a second time. How much have been done in the last few years! Long and happy life to our cooperation, which will contribute to our mutual future in Europe! I am expressing my deep friendship in the name of all delegation of Grenoble city. 08/09/02

Michel Destot Mayor of Grenoble City

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