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Kaunas young athletes (aged 12-15 years old) took part in the International Children’s Games in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on July 11–16, 2016. Many young athletes from Kaunas achieved remarkable results: the athlete Meda Majauskaitė and the boys‘ basketball team won gold medals to Kaunas. Meda, who jumped up to the 1,61 m high, outperformed[…]

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Famous Lithuanian basketball player Donatas Motiejūnas said that every city is beautiful in its own special way. He always misses such places like Laisvės alėja (Freedom avenue) in Kaunas. We had a conversation with one of the most famous Lithuanian basketball players about his hometown, talent camp and uniqueness of Kaunas. You spend most of[…]

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“July 6th – the day of sightseeing in Kaunas“ is a new initiative in Kaunas which is organized to commemorate the Statehood Day (Coronation of Mindaugas, the King of Lithuania). On July 6th from 11 o’clock we invite all of you who want to get a better understanding of history, architecture and culture to join[…]

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We are more than happy to announce that Kaunas City and Kaunas District have submitted an application to European Commission to become the European Capital of Culture in 2022. The concept of the programme is CONTEMPORARY CAPITAL. Once Kaunas (1919– 1940) was a Temporary Capital of Lithuania and that period had a great impact on[…]

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A unique circuit, a unique race. This is the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic at the Masaryk Circuit. A fifty-year tradition and unusual settings of the racing circuit hidden in the woods attract tens of thousands of fans each year. Thanks to them, Brno has been for a long time the most visited race[…]

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By continuing a cycle of events dedicated to the Lithuanian architecture, an exhibition “Modernistic Interiors in Kaunas. Kaunas – the Undiscovered Capital of Modernism in Europe” was opened in the embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Berlin which did not only supplement the geography of presentations on Kaunas modernistic architecture, but also disclosed architectural[…]

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A meeting of the Executive Board of the Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) was held this week. More than two dozens of specialists from ten cities of the Baltic Sea Region discussed issues on refugees, youth unemployment, and public spaces in the city. The guests also expressed support to the endeavour of Kaunas to[…]

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More and more often politicians and businessmen from People’s Republic of China are looking for investment opportunities in Kaunas. On June 3, the high-ranking Chinese official – a member of the State Council, H.E. Mr. Yang Jing visited Kaunas. During the visit in Kaunas the guests’ delegation visited Kaunas Free Economic Zone (FEZ), and discussed[…]

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One of the world’s most influential architects joined the architectural jury for the assessment of the science promotion centre to be built on the Nemunas Island. The ambitious project has drawn the attention of the Italian architect Massimiliano Fuksas. Named as the world-famous personality in the field of architecture, M. Fuksas has no doubts about[…]

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Last week Kaunas received good news from Lithuanian National Commission for UNESCO: Kaunas became the member of UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities. According to specialists, this status will help to strengthen the image of Kaunas as innovative and contemporary city.

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I wish you more marriages and more harmony 16/09/95

Lithuanian poet Bernardas Brazdžionis

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