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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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Late last July the Israeli media published an article by Cnaan Lipshitz ‘This Lithuania’s concentration camp is now a wedding venue’. The article noted that the Seventh Fort has been turned into a popular venue for graduation parties and wedding receptions, complete with buffets and barbecues, as well as summer camps for children who enjoy[…]

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Two participants from Kaunas Region for Health (Lithuania): Prof. Irena Misevičienė, focal point for RHN in Lithuania, chairman of Kaunas Region for Health Advisory Council, and Asta Garmienė, temporary coordinator of Kaunas Region for Health Group took part in the study visit in“Sustainable Development Approaches to Health and Equity” on 27–28 June 2016 in the capital[…]

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Joensuu, a remote city in Finland, calls upon European cities, towns and municipalities – to raise the European flag in town halls or show it in any way possible and then share the picture on your city‘s web pages and social media. Kaunas city has joined this beautiful initiative hoping that the idea to raise[…]

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The blogger and traveler Karolis Žukauskas has created an interactive map which you can find: www.lietuvon.lt. This map can become a convenient tool which allows to get to know not only the most popular places in Lithuania, but also places which you have not had a chance to hear of or see. We had a[…]

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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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May Kaunas City always remain the symbol of Lithuanian strength. 07/03/98

Former President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus

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