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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 to do to enable residents of the Kaunas city and the whole region to be healthier? Authoritative health care specialists from Lithuania and abroad will try to provide an answer to this question. This Thursday and Friday, 22-23 of September, the 23rd conference “Regions for Health Network” coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO)[…]

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Representatives of the International Children’s Games Organization visiting Lithuania officially passed the baton for the organization of these games to the city of Kaunas. The games to be held in this city next summer will bring together over 1.5 thousand young athletes from the whole world. “We are very pleased that this time the International[…]

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British daily The Guardian announced 10 best European cities which were distinguished for Art Deco architecture and only Paris where this architectural style was born has overtaken Kaunas. Kaunas has overtaken such cities as Valencia, Lisbon, London, Amsterdam, Moscow, and Berlin. “The second largest Lithuanian city surprises by the unique Art Deco architecture. It was[…]

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This Sunday, on September 11, Kaunas citizens are invited to the free screening of the film “Persona non Grata” about Chiune Sugihara which will take place at the cinema “Romuva”. Last autumn the world premiere of the film took place in the same place and a huge number of spectators went to see it, whereas[…]

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22–23 September 2016, Kaunas, Lithuania Achieving a healthy, sustainable society and the need for integration, inclusion and coherence at international, subnational and regional levels is the theme of the 23rd annual meeting of the WHO Regions for Health Network (RHN) to take place in Kaunas, Lithuania, on 22–23 September 2016. Two firsts will take place[…]

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Kaunas has joined the biggest open air memorial in Europe. You can find ,,Stumbling stones“ in 18 European countries in more than 50 000 places. Since last Sunday ,,Memorial stones“ can be found in Kaunas City. 5 memorial plaques were fixed on the pavement in 4 different places. The first ,,Stumbling stone“ is located in[…]

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With a great regret and emotion I say goodbye to Kaunas, such a lovely and hospitable city, where France has so many friends. I am very grateful to the City Mayor, municipality who put in so much effort in order to make old and strong friendship between France and Lithuania. 02/03/96

Philippe de Suremain French Ambassador

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