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Ryanair Increases Number of Flights from Kaunas to the UK

Ryanair brought the first passengers on the renewed flight Kaunas – Liverpool this summer. Ryanair Marketing executive for Nordic and Baltic market Laszlo Marozsi has no doubts that Liverpool is an important destination for Lithuanian travellers as over 300 hundred people used the service on the first day of operations...

International Culture and Ecology Festival Birštonas Gryn Park

On 3-5 April 2009, the first international festival of petit art forms BIRŠTONAS GRYN PARK will take place in Birštonas. The aim of this festival is to create a cultural landscape perfect for creating and living in...

The international art exhibition “Longing for nature. European landscapes”

The Lithuanian Art Museum will hold a press conference in the Museum of Applied Art on 12 March, at 11:00, in order to present the international art exhibition “Longing for Nature. European Landscapes” organised by the cities of Vilnius and Linz following the national programme “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009”...

The VI International Baltic Jewellery Show "Amber Trip"

“Amber Trip” is the major specialised jewellery exhibition in the Baltic States, a significant annual event for the whole jewellery society: professionals and designers, production organisers and practitioners, jewellery companies, and manufacturers of technological machines, devices and equipment...

International travel fair "VIVATTOUR 2009" in Vilnius - Photogallery

The 15th International Trade Fair VIVATTUR 2009 will take place on 27 February - 1 March...

Nomination of the best SPAs in Lithuania

Yesterday in Trakai the best Lithuanian SPAs were nominated and awarded. The judges of the competition awarded Amber SPA complex of the hotel Vanagupė in Palanga as the best project of the last year...

The 15th International Trade Fair of Tourism, Sports and Leisure VIVATTUR 2009

The 15th International Trade Fair VIVATTUR 2009 will take place on 27 February - 1 March (Litexpo Exhibition Centre - Laisvės pr. 5, Vilnius, 1st and 5th Halls)...

ARTscape presents Estonia (Tallinn 2011)

As February is the month when Estonia celebrates its Independence day, ARTSCAPE invites you to get to know contemporary art, jazz and cinema from this Baltic neighbor. Gallery “Vartai” presents an exhibition “Beauties of Suburbia” with Estonians artists...

Birštonas was presented in Riga

Lithuanian tourism opportunities were presented at the international tourism exhibition "Balttour’09" in Riga which lasted for three days (6–8 February). Focus was placed on the most important events which commenced this year...

The Shrovetide (Užgavėnės) carnival

The Shrovetide carnival is a traditional holiday, one of the merriest events in Lithuania. This year it is held on the 24th of February 17.00 on Town Hall Square. Shrovetide was first organized in Vilnius in 1995...

Winter will conclude with Vilnius baroque frozen in ice

On February 21-28, the City Hall Square in Vilnius will feature Icy Baroque. It is a glowing city of ice. It is four or five metre-high ice copies of the most spectacular baroque buildings of Vilnius. It is also magnificent visual projections and the whole bunch of the best of the Lithuanian club music, and...

A quarter of million spectators watched the events of the European Capital of Culture in January

More than a month passed since the day Vilnius and Linz (Austria) became the European Capitals of Culture. Ten projects of culture and art were organised in Vilnius during the first month of the year of the European Capital of Culture that attracted some 250,000 spectators...

Kaziukas Fair invites Vilnius citizens and tourists

Each year on the first days of March, Vilnius Old Town streets are flooded with the uproar of weekend of Kaziukas. It is abound with the attendance of folk artisans and craftsmen...

4A Code Share: 4 continents, 10 Biennales, 20 artists

The Code share designates data and service exchanges in the sphere of tourism services between air companies that share passenger lists on the basis of agreement and combine the flights when it is financially justified...

J. S. Bach Music Festival in Vilnius

J.S.Bach Music Festival in Vilnius is an annual event celebrating artistic inspiration, providing the stage for exciting initiatives and featuring conceptually compelling programmes, with particular focus on the music of the great German composer...

"Vilnius Heritage of Handicrafts" – reviving spirit of the capital's crafts

Vilnius opens the project “Vilnius Heritage of Handicrafts” to revive its old handicraft tradition, including twelve educational events, a two-day Bartholomew Fair and publication “Handicrafts in Vilnius: Tradition and the Present”...

The Tall Ships' Races Baltic 2009 volunteer selection draws to a close

200 Days remaining to the arrival of the Tall Ships‘ Races Baltic 2009 in Klaipeda seaport was the reason for the press conference held by the Organization Committee of the regatta on January 14th, 2009...

In 2008 Vilnius Tourist Information Centre was visited by a record number of tourists

In 2008 four Vilnius Tourist Information Centres (VTIC) were visited by 50 352 tourists. This is the largest number of visitors throughout the entire time of the activity of VTIC. A considerable increase in the number of tourists was observed in the year 2004...

Skiing tracks opened in Vilnius

Žiemos trasa (Winter run) is an entertainment complex where there are mountain and cross-country skiing tracks, a cafe – bar and a stimulating mountain atmosphere. It is situated only 3 kilometres away from the Gates of Dawn, 2 Minskas plentas in Vilnius...

2008 sees record passenger growth and development at Kaunas Airport, Lithuania

410,000 passengers used Kaunas Airport in Lithuania in 2008, a 5% increase over 2007 continuing the rapid growth of 5 times, seen since 2005. Kaunas airport, which is the second largest Airport in Lithuania, is centrally located within the country making it a convenient location for access to the whole of Lithuania and...

Contemporary visual art, cinema and jazz will be presented in Vilnius

January 2009 marks the start of large-scale project ARTscape, which will present the contemporary culture scenes of European countries. Helsinki became the first European Capital of Culture of the 21st century, therefore ARTscape not accidentally starts its program with...

Exclusively safe welcoming of the New Year in Vilnius

Events of the Programmes of “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009” and Commemoration of the Millennium of Lithuania’s Name attracted record numbers of people to the streets of the capital city on the New Year’s Eve...

The center of European cultural life will be transferred to Vilnius and Linz

On the morning of 1 January the city of Vilnius awoke having become the European Capital of Culture. This title which Lithuania was striving to achieve for more than five years while preparing for the country’s Millennium celebration will belong to Vilnius and Linz (Austria) for the whole year of 2009...

On the New Year‘s Eve the eyes of the world will be cast on Vilnius

At midnight of the New Year’s Eve attention of the whole world will be drawn by the show of lights and fireworks illuminating the sky above Vilnius – the show will be broadcasted by almost 50 foreign TV companies, and more than 30 media representatives from 12 countries will come to Vilnius to highlight the opening events...

Plungė will be crowned as the Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2009

Next year, Plunge will inherit the title of the Lithuanian Capital of Culture from Zarasai. In the national competition Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2009 organised by Public Enterprise Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009, this Samogitian town outrivaled 16 cities and towns of Lithuania...

Is there a way to preserve Lithuania’s historic opportunity in the times of economic crisis?

In view of the country’s increasingly burdensome economic situation and of the need for budgetary savings, PI Vilnius - European Capital of Culture 2009 suggests revising the 2009 budget of the national programme “Vilnius - European Capital of Culture 2009" approved by the Lithuanian government to save 8 million Lt...

Staff of Vilnius service providers will learn hospitality

Nearly five hundred taxi drivers, waiters, hotel staff and managers of service companies in the capital city started learning better customer service. They attend free-of-charge sessions offered by the hospitality project “Vilnius’09 Invites” of the National Programme “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009”...

Lithuania’s special 2009 to be perfused with light

On the eve of 2009, Vilnius residents and visitors can witness the unique musical fiesta of dance, sound and light. On the occasion of the opening of the national programme “Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009” and Millennium of Lithuania events, the last night in December will invite...

Lithuanian capital of culture 2009 contest kicks off

All Lithuanian cities and towns can already file applications for the national contest Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2009. Plans are to allocate 300,000 litas to implement the best project, which will earn the title of Lithuanian Capital of Culture 2009. The contest...

Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009 gains special attention in Riga

On Friday, the 17th of October, PI Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009 delivered the sculpture of a White Angel to Latvian capital Riga as a gift inviting Latvians to visit the events of Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009. This event gained special attention from Latvian media...

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