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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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On June 15-18, Kaunas was successfully presented at the 37th international hanseatic days held in Kampen, the Netherlands. In this colourful event where 79 cities from 13 European countries participated, Kaunas was presented as a contemporary, modern city which will become the European Capital of Culture 2022, outstanding by its interwar architecture, international events taking[…]

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It is hard to imagine a more impressive scenario according to which the first stage of the Water Formula F2 World Championship took place in Kaunas. Thousands of spectators, crashes, and bronze finish of Lithuanian Edgaras Riabko. It was how the first F2 race was held in the temporary capital. Both organizers and heads of[…]

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It is a merit of the group of institutions operating in Kaunas that a drug problem in Kaunas is not as big as in European cities. This conclusion was made by the participants of the international conference “Safe Cities without Drugs: Preventing, Protecting, Policing” which ended on Tuesday. The experts who gathered for two days[…]

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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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