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For one of the most famous Lithuanian director, Gytis Padegimas, Kaunas is the nicest city  in the world which he would never trade to anything. The interview with director is about his earliest childhood memories, Kaunas exclusivity and how citizens of Kaunas know how to enjoy their life. What does Kaunas mean to you? For[…]

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The economic development and the potential of Kaunas region has been evaluated internationally. The ranking of highly influential FDI Magazine included Kaunas region among the best small European regions of the future, and was granted an award in the category “Economic efficiency”. This year the managers of Kaunas and Kaunas region were among those awarded[…]

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,,Kaunas city associates with jazz, doughnuts and operettas for me. This city is very close to me, so I visit Kaunas very often. One weekend, I just spontaneously arrived from Vilnius to Kaunas for the famous doughnuts at the doughnut shop ,,Spurginė“. They are the best doughnuts in whole Lithuania! Kaunas is famous for its[…]

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On Friday, Marvelė Wastewater Treatment  Company in Kaunas launched a new modern equipment to dry wastewater sludge. With this equipment wastewater will be not just purified and drained, but also dried, which will raise opportunities to use sludge more efficiently. In the future, there is a plan to use dried sludge as biofuel. “This investment[…]

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From now on Kaunas has one more city partner. Having signed a cooperation protocol, Toruń, the city in the northern part of Poland, has become the partner of Kaunas. It is already the fourth city of Poland which Kaunas officially cooperates with. On Friday Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis and Toruń Mayor Michał Zaleski signed the[…]

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One of the famous Lithuanian architects Algimantas Kančas was born and grew up in Kaunas. He is sharing his ideas about the uniqueness of Kaunas buildings, modernist interwar architecture and the visions of the city future. ,,Kaunas interwar architecture is unique not just in the region, but in entire Europe. You can‘t find so many[…]

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Kaunas seeks to become the European Capital of Culture in 2022. Virginija Vitkienė, General Manager of the project „Kaunas – European Capital of Culture in 2022“, thinks that Kaunas has a real chance to gain this title. ,,It is a very good decision for Kaunas to participate in such a famous project, because it contributes[…]

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The public bicycle sharing service that proved highly popular in a number of cities throughout the world is expected to appear in Kaunas later this spring. Kaunas is also making arrangements to start providing car sharing service that has successfully justified itself in other cities. “Last year Kaunas announced a public tender for the arrangement[…]

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The world‘s biggest particle physics laboratory CERN exhibition located in Switzerland was opened in Santaka Valley of Kaunas University of Technology on February 18, 2016. ,,Today we can be proud of science and innovation progress in Lithuania and Kaunas. It shows that we are keeping pace with other countries. Congratulations to Kaunas University of Technologies[…]

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The facts about Copernicus Science Centre in Warsaw: one million visitors per year, more than five hundred employees, and a successful partnership of business and public sector. The heads of this centre will help Kaunas city in creating a conception of the National Science and Innovation Centre to be built on the Nemunas Island. Today[…]

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What a joy and excitement to pay tribute to Kaunas, brother of Grenoble, for a second time. How much have been done in the last few years! Long and happy life to our cooperation, which will contribute to our mutual future in Europe! I am expressing my deep friendship in the name of all delegation of Grenoble city. 08/09/02

Michel Destot Mayor of Grenoble City

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