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The renewed program “Initiatives for Kaunas” encourages to submit applications for this year in three main spheres: public health, the city’s image strengthening and education for (sustainable) environment protection. The order of submitting of applications will be more comprehensible and less bureaucratic. The year 2017 is the year that brings the wind of change and[…]

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On December 29, the traditional Christmas Charity Evening was held in Kaunas, at the Military Officer’s Club. Charity was collected during December, and this year the sum reached 60 000 Euros. All the collected funds will be dedicated to the disable people and their families. „It is good to know that I live in the[…]

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The nearby Girstupio street will be reconstructed which will be convenient to reach Vytautas Avenue, also passengers can easily reach the bus station’s underground garage. Another innovation is the constructed new roundabout in Bažnyčios street and Girstupio street. The underground crossing of Vytautas avenue as well as the sidewalk along the station are also renovated.[…]

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The company “GeoPhy”, offering data collection to the world’s real estate market, processing and analysis services, is creating a service center in Kaunas. The company is planning to engage 24 specialists in Kaunas till the middle of the next year, and they are going to be responsible for collection and analysis of data from the[…]

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The city of Kaunas explores new paths in the field of public transportation. The passengers of the express buses in Kaunas will be able to use an electronic ticket. The monthly tickets allow higher amounts of savings than the individual ticket. Also, it is important to note that you will be able to exchange your[…]

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According to the historical facts, in our country Kaunas is the only city which can to be called the real capital of Christmas celebration. Connections between Santa Claus and Kaunas city are more than obvious. This also gives some basis for social media users hash tag the important city events like a #ChristmasCapital. In 1998,[…]

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Kaunas is titled as the capital of students, for this reason students from all over Lithuania will celebrate the International Students’ Day on November 17 in Kaunas. The International Students’ Day will be opened by Kaunas City Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis who will pass his office to a students‘ representative for the entire day. The events‘[…]

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Kaunas central Post Office was lit up with unseen beauty during the first weekend of November because of “Colourful Kaunas 2016“ festival and it proudly continues this initiative. This Friday the citizens of Kaunas and city guests will have an opportunity to admire another gem of modernism in Laisvės alėja – “Milk Center“ palace. Designer[…]

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Students of Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) took up to 6 thousand photos of graves in the Žaliakalnis Old Jewish Cemetery. Mayor of Kaunas and Ambassador of Israel to Lithuania thanked the youth for initiative doing such a huge work and even called it historical. The area of more than 8 hectares in Radvilėnai streets was[…]

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On the day of commemoration of the dead, the tragic part of Jewish history, when more than 3000 people were shot in the 7th Fort of Kaunas Fortress in July 1941, was remembered in Kaunas. From now on the mass killing location is marked with a commemorative sign for the victims of Holocaust. Representatives of[…]

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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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