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It became a tradition to decorate Kaunas city areas with attributes relevant to this celebration before Easter. The most visited places in the city – Laisvės alėja fountain and Kaunas Castle – attract the attention of Kaunas City residents and visitors with giant and colourful Easter Eggs. Easter Eggs 6 metres high and 4.5 metres[…]

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This year, the very few blooming Japanese cherry trees on the Nemunas island will be enriched with fifty bigger trees of same kind. They are donated to the city by the Japan Cherry Blossoms Association, symbolizing the friendship between their country and the city of Kaunas. Citizens of Kaunas are also invited to become a[…]

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On March 2 – 28, Kaunas invites everyone to get to know the culture of Francophonie countries. Francophonie unites countries and regions where the main or predominant language is French. Throughout March people of Kaunas will have the opportunity to get to know France, Canada, Switzerland, and Francophonie countries of Africa better. On March 2,[…]

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This year, in the project’s “Be Active and Fit” schedule, people will be able to see and enjoy exercises like yoga, linear dancing, boxing, zumba, muscle building, seniors’ exercises and even dances for moms with children “Mother kangaroo”. Until now most of the exercises took place in the center of the city and around it,[…]

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The Prime-Minister of Japan Mr. Shinzo Abe came to Kaunas for the first time in history. He visited he house of Chiune Sugihara who rescued Jews from the Nazi during the Second World War. On Sunday morning, the leader of one of the most powerful economies was greeted by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of[…]

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A huge ice skating rink will be launched in Santakos Park. The rink will be in a rectangular shape with the total area of 800 square kilometers; it also will not be significantly affected by weather temperature fluctuations – the possibility of ice-skating in any weather will be provided by refrigeration equipment. The ice rink[…]

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This Tuesday it was announced who was given an honour to decorate the Christmas tree of Kaunas city which will stand in main square of Kaunas (Rotušė square). An open competition was won by “Medusa Concert” company, which will also be responsible for the organisation of Christmas tree lighting ceremony and New Year’s celebration. Three[…]

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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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