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2018-09-25

This autumn, the Lithuanian Culture Institute’s Visits programme places a particular focus on performing arts professionals. Nearly twenty leaders of international festivals, foreign theatres and other influential organisations from Europe and Asia will visit Lithuania to discover the Lithuanian performing […]

2018-10-18

The first ever New York Baltic Film Festival comes with 18 film screenings over a four-day period at Scandinavia House from October 18 through October 21. The festival will feature 7 U.S. premiere screenings and 9 NYC premieres. New York […]

2018-09-19

Lithuania at The London Book Fair Baltic Countries Market Focus Programme 2018: facts, figures and photos!  

2018-09-11

An event/exhibition-series What’s good for me is good for you? taking place from 24th August – 15th September showcased the performance GIRLISONFIRE of Monika Janulevičiūtė and Antanas Lučiūnas. Duo had extensive public attention as there were approximately 100 viewers during […]

2018-07-12

Works by Romualdas Požerskis exhibited at Kings Cross London exhibition “Another Europe”, an outdoor public art exhibition from 12 July – 9 August 2018 in London, UK. Austrian Cultural Forum London, the European Commission Representation in the UK and the […]

2018-06-15

(On the photo of Tomas Dirgėla the author is with the colleague David Almond in Northumberland) On 8-15th June, the children’s and young adults’ writer Tomas Dirgėla took part in the week-long residency “Writing Borders” in Northumberland, United Kingdom. The […]

2018-06-21

Sharing their experiences of meeting with foreign curators were artists Lina Lapelytė and Julijonas Urbonas and the director of “Rupert” Justė Jonutytė,  the cultural attache Elena Keidošiūtė gave a talk on how connections with representatives of cultural institutions from abroad are […]

2018-06-08

On the 7th of June the World Illustration Awards were given to sixteen best authors in different categories. Lithuanian artist Monika Vaicenavičienė became a winner of the Children‘s Book (New Talent) category with her work What Is a River? ‘In […]

2018-04-27

The Lithuanian art festival “Flux”, bringing together over a hundred artists and three influential art institutions of Rome, will commence in the eternal city on 4 May 2018. It will present to the public the world famous masters of Lithuanian […]

2018-04-24

Glasgow International, which is perhaps the most important art festival in Scotland is happy to host 4 Lithuanian artists and see their works. Vilnius-based Lithuanian artist’s Augustas Serapinas first UK institutional solo exhibition opened at David Dale Gallery. It was […]

2018-04-30

FLUX FESTIVAL LITUANO DELLE ARTI  Dal 4 al 15 maggio a Roma  12 giornate di musica, spettacoli, proiezioni, incontri, mostre e performance per i cento anni della Repubblica Lituana   In occasione del centenario della Repubblica Lituana tutta la vivacità […]

2018-03-12

7th April Saturday European Poetry Festival : The European Camarade! Doors at 19:00, starts at 19:30 Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA Free entrance The grandstand event of the European Poetry Festival – 36 poets in 18 […]

2018-03-12

10th April Tuesday Pushing the limits of Graphic Stories: Spotlight on the Pop Up Creators Project 10:00 – 11:00, Children’s Hub Speakers: Lina Dūdaitė, Simona Jurčiukonytė (Lithuania), Ulla Saar, Anna Pikkov (Estonia), Oskars Pavlovskis, Sanita Muižniece (Latvia), Will Grill (UK). […]

2018-03-09

• Brazil, Latvia, Lithuania and USA lead the way • Record 27 countries nominated for awards • Gambia represented for the first time in Bookstore of the Year category LONDON, 09 March 2018: The shortlist for The London Book Fair […]

2018-01-21

The 19th International Vilnius Book Fair which will take place on 22-25 February will host not only presentations of newly-published books, discussions and exhibitions, but also meetings with foreign guests what has become a tradition, especially awaited by the public.  […]

2018-01-18

  The British Council, in partnership with the London Book Fair, the Estonian Literature Centre, Writers’ and Translators’ House, Latvia and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announce today the Baltic Countries Market Focus Cultural Programme for The London Book Fair 2018, […]

2017-10-30

In preparation for presenting Lithuania as part of the Baltic countries which will be the Market Focus countries at The London Book Fair 2018, two initiatives were started in the UK in October this year aimed at promoting professionalism in […]

2017-11-03

“The world changes; so should folk. It has to be a living thing. Because we live now!” – Domas Strupinskas “Lietava” is a celebration of 16 rare traditional Lithuanian folk instruments, produced by two highly respected and prodigiously talented Lithuanian […]

2017-10-11

The London Book Fair, together with its partners the British Council and the Publishers Association, are delighted to reveal the three headline authors who will represent Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as Market Focus Authors of the Day at LBF 2018. […]

2017-08-29

Lithuanian Culture Institute is searching for a European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteer for 6 months (starting from January/February of 2018). Requirements:  – Citizenship of EU (except Lithuanian) – CV – Motivation letter Deadline for applications: 18th of September 2017 Contact person: giedre.malukaite@lithuanianculture.lt Please […]

2017-08-28
(or: It all has started from being stuck between the doors of an ancient trolleybus) Before coming to us as a volunteer of an European Voluntary Service (EVS), Elena already had much experience in changing cultural backgrounds: she was studying [...]
2017-08-04

Literature translators from Lithuanian to English are invited to apply for Emerging Translators Mentorship programme of Writers’ Centre Norwich (UK)! The deadline for receipt of Lithuanian entries is Monday 21 August. More information about submitting of your application is here (please find […]

2017-05-30

The Baltic Women Writers Tour will be held on 1-3 June in London and Oxford. The goal of the events in this tour will be to reveal the development of literature created by women from the XIX century until now […]

2017-05-29

The international Naujasis Baltijos Šokis’17 festival was attended by nine festival planners, producers, organisational leaders and dance critics from the United Kingdom, Israel, South Korea and Germany who learned about contemporary Lithuanian dance and are making plans for potential cooperation. […]

2017-05-18

Shelves in The United Kingdom, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Russia will soon carry sixteen works by Lithuanian authors. Foreign publishers submit application to the Translation Grant Programme being run by the Lithuanian Culture Institute when they become […]

2017-04-03

Bologna Children‘s Book Fair is back this year from the 3rd to the 6th of April. “The Natural Habitat for Children‘s Content” is the main theme of the 54th edition, which presents a busy programme of events, talks and book […]

2017-03-29

(For English text please scroll down) Leipzig, 26.03.2017 – Zum Ende der Leipziger Buchmesse am Sonntagabend zieht das Team des Schwerpunktlandes Litauen eine überaus positive Bilanz. Aušrinė Žilinskienė, Direktorin des Litauischen Kulturinstituts, freut sich: „Der Auftritt Litauens in Leipzig war […]

2017-03-24

Lithuania, the main focus of Leipzig Book Fair 2017, started its exciting and busy exhibition program. Leipzig, 22nd February 2017. Today’s press conference opens the 2017 Leipzig Book Fair, and presents the exhibition program of Lithuania, the main market focus […]

2017-03-10
Workshops at the Vilnius Art Academy (by Mindaugas Mikulėnas) With the three Baltic countries being the main Market Focus of the 2018 London Book Fair (LBF), an impressive multicultural project has been designed to promote creative exchanges between the Baltic [...]
2017-03-06

To complement the theme of the 2017 Vilnius Book Fair – Lithuanian Symbols Around The World – the Lithuanian Culture Institute worked with the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania to hold an exhibition on Lithuanian literary translation called “Lithuanian […]

2017-03-06

Artist and book illustrator Aušra Kiudulaitė recently received good news: her work was chosen for the main illustrators’ exhibition at the Bologna (Italy) book fair, which will be held 3-6 April this year. In October of last year, Kiudulaitė submitted […]

2017-01-31

In preparation for the extraordinary presentation of Lithuania’s cultural presentation at this year’s international Leipzig book fair at the end of March, the Lithuanian Culture Institute organized a visit from the representatives of 12 of Germany’s largest media channels. During […]

2016-11-29
Presentation of the programme of Lithuania at the Leipzig Book Fair of 2017 in Berlin When Lithuania and the other Baltic states first received special attention at the international Leipzig Book Fair in 1997, only 5 Lithuanian authors' books published [...]
2016-11-16

(Deimantas Narkevičius. “A Tang of Lomo Film”) On the 19th of November the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig) is opening the exhibition “The Present Order”. Among other works this exhibition presents two famous Lithuanian contemporary artists Deimantas […]

2016-11-11

This October and November two Lithuanian artists – Darius Mikšys and Darius Žiūra are participating in the artistic residencies of Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow (CCA). Both residencies come as a direct result of the research visit to Lithuania […]

2016-10-19

(please find English version bellow) Litauen – Schwerpunktland der Leipziger Buchmesse 2017 Frankfurt am Main, 19.10.2016 – Das Lithuanian Culture Institute hat heute am Stand des Litauischen Verlegerverbandes erste Ausblicke auf das Programm „Litauen – Schwerpunktland der Leipziger Buchmesse 2017“ […]

2016-10-14

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead will present the work of Lithuanian artist Deimantas Narkevičius in a new exhibition Doubled Youth (opening 14 October 2016) Deimantas Narkevičius (born 1964) creates deeply researched, complex works that often provocatively address the traces of history. […]

2016-10-10

“We’re smuggling words here, and it’s incredibly fun!” said overjoyed poet Agnė Žagrakalytė after participating in the VERSschmuggel (literally translated from German –  “verse smuggling”) poetry workshop in Kėdainiai together with her Lithuanian and German colleagues. From 2-5 October, six […]

2016-09-22

The second stage of the Lithuania – Ukraine: Cultural Partnership 2016 project began last week in Ukraine. From September to November, Kiev, Lvov and Odessa will feature a marathon of different events whose goal is to bring contemporary Lithuanian culture […]

2016-09-22

Beijing’s second contemporary dance festival began in August in Beijing. This year, the festival’s organisers focused on European contemporary dance, so there were performances by troupes from Hungary, Slovakia, Macedonia, Sweden and Lithuania. Choreographers from the USA and Canada were […]

2016-09-13

From the 5th of August until the 29th, The Edinburgh Fringe festival – an intense marathon of art – saw numerous performances from a joint team of Lithuanian artists. Over the course of several weeks, they presented the country’s contemporary […]

2016-09-13

The 23rd Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), which was held on August 24-28, has been held in China’s capital since 1986. This year, the fair occupied 78,600 sq. m. at the International Exhibition Center, where six halls were devoted to […]

2016-09-13

In August, Austrian writer, critic, professor and Lithuanian literary translator Cornelius Hell brought his creative work to Vilnius by participating in the Lithuanian literary translation residency program organised by the Lithuanian Culture Institute. This ongoing project is intended for translators […]

2016-09-06

The panel of professional judges composed of representatives from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have picked the winner of the London Book Fair 2018 Baltic Countries Market Focus Slogan and Logo Design Competition! The participant whose idea was agreed to be […]

2016-06-28

(Text was published in the “7 meno dienos”, 2016-06-17) Ukrainian choreographer Viktor Ruban, who graduated from the Montpellier (France) National Choreography Centre, Ukrainian dancer and social and dance therapy project initiator Danil Bielkin, and Lithuanian dance playwright Monika Jašinskaitė are […]

2016-06-13

(An article was published in “7 meno dienos”, 2016-05-27) From April 6-29, during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the city’s Art and History Library (Biblioteca d‘Arte e di Storia di San Giorgio in Poggiale) hosted artist Kęstutis Kasparavičius’ retrospective exhibition […]

2016-06-13

During the first half of this year, the Lithuanian Culture Institute’s Translation Grant Program will finance the translation of 23 Lithuanian classic and modern books into German, English, Ukrainian, French, Italian, Greek and Russian. The majority of these translations will […]

2016-06-06

The International Writers’ and Translators’ House, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, together with the Estonian Publishers’ Association and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announces a competition to create a logotype and a slogan representing the Baltic States […]

2016-05-30

  At the Bologna (Italy) annual children’s book fair, which the city has hosted for more than 50 years, book illustration has been just as important as the textual element of a book, and illustrators’ names have sometimes been praised […]

2016-05-24

(The article was published in “Verslo žinios”, 2016-05-20) Lately, because of its enormous scale and resources, China has amassed interest not only from Lithuanian entrepreneurs, but also from Lithuania’s cultural sector. Since China was announced as a country of high […]

2016-05-23

On May 13th-14th, a second journey began for Lithuanian and Ukrainian illustrators at the Lvov Children’s Festival. This time, the “caravan” of creative, artistic workshops for children travelled through the Western part of the country, from Lvov to Rozhniativ, Ivano-Frankivsk […]

2016-04-25

On April 13th, Lithuania-Ukraine: Cultural Partnership 2016, the largest cultural cooperative project ever undertaken during these two countries’ independence, was opened at the Taras Shevchenko National Museum in Kyiv along with one of the first events of this cultural season […]

2016-04-18

At the London Book Fair being held on April 12th-14th, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia tried out a three-country presentation model that they plan to use in 2018 when they present their literature as guest countries in London. Lithuania’s presentation at […]

2016-04-07

A Conductor With A Paintbrush – that’s the name of the exhibition being opened in Bologna as a retrospective of the artist Kęstutis Kasparavičius. This exhibition was one of the brightest parts of Lithuania’s presentation this year at the annual […]

2016-04-01

Two exhibitions of Lithuanian artists Julija Pociūtė and Povilas Ramanauskas will be opened this April. It will be the first time for these artists to be presented to the audience of Berlin. The exhibitions are organized by PE “Art Management Platform” in […]

2016-03-29

The Leipzig International Book Fair and the Leipzig Reads (Leipzig Liest) literary festival held at the end of March saw 260,000 visitors (almost 10,000 more than last year), 2,250 participants from 42 countries, and 3,000 events – both in the fair’s space […]

2016-03-22

International Contemporary Art Exhibition “Identity. Behind the Curtain of Uncertainty” was opened in National Art Museum in Kiev on 18 th of March. Exhibition will work until 22nd of May. Organizers: National Art Museum of Ukraine, Latvian Contemporary Art Centre, Lithuanian […]

2016-03-18

The Lithuanian Culture Institute is starting its traditional spring international literature event marathon. It began in a new place this year on March 13th when a project presenting Lithuanian literature in Northern China began in Beijing. The project will occur […]

2016-03-07

Culture ecology: the alternative view to economical opinion about culture value On the 4th of March EU program “Creative Europe” and Menų spaustuvė/ Arts printing house invited professor John Holden (UK) to read the lecture “Culture ecology: the alternative view […]

2016-03-03

One of the highlights of the international Vilnius Book Fair, which was held from February 25th to the 28th, was a showcase of Ukrainian culture. Ukrainian writers, journalists, publishers, book illustrators, directors all presented different aspects of their country’s contemporary […]

2016-01-04

A Lithuanian designer at London Fashion Week The International Fashion Showcase (IFS) is a festival of emerging designers organized by the British Council and the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. The event is coordinated in collaboration with London […]

2015-12-22

The organisers of International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius invites Lithuanian and foreign galleries to start making reservations for this exclusive and the only one in the region art market event taking place on 9-12 June. Applications from galleries are accepted […]

2015-10-06

Author of the photo – Liudas Masys A Transcript of a talk Antanas Sileika gave at the Santara Conference in Alanta in the summer of 2015 I Living in postwar North America, I found Eastern Europe and the Baltics to […]

2018-09-25

This autumn, the Lithuanian Culture Institute’s Visits programme places a particular focus on performing arts professionals. Nearly twenty leaders of international festivals, foreign theatres and other influential organisations from Europe and Asia will visit Lithuania to discover the Lithuanian performing […]

2018-10-18

The first ever New York Baltic Film Festival comes with 18 film screenings over a four-day period at Scandinavia House from October 18 through October 21. The festival will feature 7 U.S. premiere screenings and 9 NYC premieres. New York […]

2018-09-19

Lithuania at The London Book Fair Baltic Countries Market Focus Programme 2018: facts, figures and photos!  

2018-09-11

An event/exhibition-series What’s good for me is good for you? taking place from 24th August – 15th September showcased the performance GIRLISONFIRE of Monika Janulevičiūtė and Antanas Lučiūnas. Duo had extensive public attention as there were approximately 100 viewers during […]

2018-07-12

Works by Romualdas Požerskis exhibited at Kings Cross London exhibition “Another Europe”, an outdoor public art exhibition from 12 July – 9 August 2018 in London, UK. Austrian Cultural Forum London, the European Commission Representation in the UK and the […]

2018-06-15

(On the photo of Tomas Dirgėla the author is with the colleague David Almond in Northumberland) On 8-15th June, the children’s and young adults’ writer Tomas Dirgėla took part in the week-long residency “Writing Borders” in Northumberland, United Kingdom. The […]

2018-06-21

Sharing their experiences of meeting with foreign curators were artists Lina Lapelytė and Julijonas Urbonas and the director of “Rupert” Justė Jonutytė,  the cultural attache Elena Keidošiūtė gave a talk on how connections with representatives of cultural institutions from abroad are […]

2018-06-08

On the 7th of June the World Illustration Awards were given to sixteen best authors in different categories. Lithuanian artist Monika Vaicenavičienė became a winner of the Children‘s Book (New Talent) category with her work What Is a River? ‘In […]

2018-04-27

The Lithuanian art festival “Flux”, bringing together over a hundred artists and three influential art institutions of Rome, will commence in the eternal city on 4 May 2018. It will present to the public the world famous masters of Lithuanian […]

2018-04-24

Glasgow International, which is perhaps the most important art festival in Scotland is happy to host 4 Lithuanian artists and see their works. Vilnius-based Lithuanian artist’s Augustas Serapinas first UK institutional solo exhibition opened at David Dale Gallery. It was […]

2018-04-30

FLUX FESTIVAL LITUANO DELLE ARTI  Dal 4 al 15 maggio a Roma  12 giornate di musica, spettacoli, proiezioni, incontri, mostre e performance per i cento anni della Repubblica Lituana   In occasione del centenario della Repubblica Lituana tutta la vivacità […]

2018-03-12

7th April Saturday European Poetry Festival : The European Camarade! Doors at 19:00, starts at 19:30 Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6LA Free entrance The grandstand event of the European Poetry Festival – 36 poets in 18 […]

2018-03-12

10th April Tuesday Pushing the limits of Graphic Stories: Spotlight on the Pop Up Creators Project 10:00 – 11:00, Children’s Hub Speakers: Lina Dūdaitė, Simona Jurčiukonytė (Lithuania), Ulla Saar, Anna Pikkov (Estonia), Oskars Pavlovskis, Sanita Muižniece (Latvia), Will Grill (UK). […]

2018-03-09

• Brazil, Latvia, Lithuania and USA lead the way • Record 27 countries nominated for awards • Gambia represented for the first time in Bookstore of the Year category LONDON, 09 March 2018: The shortlist for The London Book Fair […]

2018-01-21

The 19th International Vilnius Book Fair which will take place on 22-25 February will host not only presentations of newly-published books, discussions and exhibitions, but also meetings with foreign guests what has become a tradition, especially awaited by the public.  […]

2018-01-18

  The British Council, in partnership with the London Book Fair, the Estonian Literature Centre, Writers’ and Translators’ House, Latvia and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announce today the Baltic Countries Market Focus Cultural Programme for The London Book Fair 2018, […]

2017-10-30

In preparation for presenting Lithuania as part of the Baltic countries which will be the Market Focus countries at The London Book Fair 2018, two initiatives were started in the UK in October this year aimed at promoting professionalism in […]

2017-11-03

“The world changes; so should folk. It has to be a living thing. Because we live now!” – Domas Strupinskas “Lietava” is a celebration of 16 rare traditional Lithuanian folk instruments, produced by two highly respected and prodigiously talented Lithuanian […]

2017-10-11

The London Book Fair, together with its partners the British Council and the Publishers Association, are delighted to reveal the three headline authors who will represent Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as Market Focus Authors of the Day at LBF 2018. […]

2017-08-29

Lithuanian Culture Institute is searching for a European Voluntary Service (EVS) volunteer for 6 months (starting from January/February of 2018). Requirements:  – Citizenship of EU (except Lithuanian) – CV – Motivation letter Deadline for applications: 18th of September 2017 Contact person: giedre.malukaite@lithuanianculture.lt Please […]

2017-08-28
(or: It all has started from being stuck between the doors of an ancient trolleybus) Before coming to us as a volunteer of an European Voluntary Service (EVS), Elena already had much experience in changing cultural backgrounds: she was studying [...]
2017-08-04

Literature translators from Lithuanian to English are invited to apply for Emerging Translators Mentorship programme of Writers’ Centre Norwich (UK)! The deadline for receipt of Lithuanian entries is Monday 21 August. More information about submitting of your application is here (please find […]

2017-05-30

The Baltic Women Writers Tour will be held on 1-3 June in London and Oxford. The goal of the events in this tour will be to reveal the development of literature created by women from the XIX century until now […]

2017-05-29

The international Naujasis Baltijos Šokis’17 festival was attended by nine festival planners, producers, organisational leaders and dance critics from the United Kingdom, Israel, South Korea and Germany who learned about contemporary Lithuanian dance and are making plans for potential cooperation. […]

2017-05-18

Shelves in The United Kingdom, Latvia, Poland, Ukraine, Croatia, Hungary, Bulgaria and Russia will soon carry sixteen works by Lithuanian authors. Foreign publishers submit application to the Translation Grant Programme being run by the Lithuanian Culture Institute when they become […]

2017-04-03

Bologna Children‘s Book Fair is back this year from the 3rd to the 6th of April. “The Natural Habitat for Children‘s Content” is the main theme of the 54th edition, which presents a busy programme of events, talks and book […]

2017-03-29

(For English text please scroll down) Leipzig, 26.03.2017 – Zum Ende der Leipziger Buchmesse am Sonntagabend zieht das Team des Schwerpunktlandes Litauen eine überaus positive Bilanz. Aušrinė Žilinskienė, Direktorin des Litauischen Kulturinstituts, freut sich: „Der Auftritt Litauens in Leipzig war […]

2017-03-24

Lithuania, the main focus of Leipzig Book Fair 2017, started its exciting and busy exhibition program. Leipzig, 22nd February 2017. Today’s press conference opens the 2017 Leipzig Book Fair, and presents the exhibition program of Lithuania, the main market focus […]

2017-03-10
Workshops at the Vilnius Art Academy (by Mindaugas Mikulėnas) With the three Baltic countries being the main Market Focus of the 2018 London Book Fair (LBF), an impressive multicultural project has been designed to promote creative exchanges between the Baltic [...]
2017-03-06

To complement the theme of the 2017 Vilnius Book Fair – Lithuanian Symbols Around The World – the Lithuanian Culture Institute worked with the Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania to hold an exhibition on Lithuanian literary translation called “Lithuanian […]

2017-03-06

Artist and book illustrator Aušra Kiudulaitė recently received good news: her work was chosen for the main illustrators’ exhibition at the Bologna (Italy) book fair, which will be held 3-6 April this year. In October of last year, Kiudulaitė submitted […]

2017-01-31

In preparation for the extraordinary presentation of Lithuania’s cultural presentation at this year’s international Leipzig book fair at the end of March, the Lithuanian Culture Institute organized a visit from the representatives of 12 of Germany’s largest media channels. During […]

2016-11-29
Presentation of the programme of Lithuania at the Leipzig Book Fair of 2017 in Berlin When Lithuania and the other Baltic states first received special attention at the international Leipzig Book Fair in 1997, only 5 Lithuanian authors' books published [...]
2016-11-16

(Deimantas Narkevičius. “A Tang of Lomo Film”) On the 19th of November the Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig) is opening the exhibition “The Present Order”. Among other works this exhibition presents two famous Lithuanian contemporary artists Deimantas […]

2016-11-11

This October and November two Lithuanian artists – Darius Mikšys and Darius Žiūra are participating in the artistic residencies of Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow (CCA). Both residencies come as a direct result of the research visit to Lithuania […]

2016-10-19

(please find English version bellow) Litauen – Schwerpunktland der Leipziger Buchmesse 2017 Frankfurt am Main, 19.10.2016 – Das Lithuanian Culture Institute hat heute am Stand des Litauischen Verlegerverbandes erste Ausblicke auf das Programm „Litauen – Schwerpunktland der Leipziger Buchmesse 2017“ […]

2016-10-14

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead will present the work of Lithuanian artist Deimantas Narkevičius in a new exhibition Doubled Youth (opening 14 October 2016) Deimantas Narkevičius (born 1964) creates deeply researched, complex works that often provocatively address the traces of history. […]

2016-10-10

“We’re smuggling words here, and it’s incredibly fun!” said overjoyed poet Agnė Žagrakalytė after participating in the VERSschmuggel (literally translated from German –  “verse smuggling”) poetry workshop in Kėdainiai together with her Lithuanian and German colleagues. From 2-5 October, six […]

2016-09-22

The second stage of the Lithuania – Ukraine: Cultural Partnership 2016 project began last week in Ukraine. From September to November, Kiev, Lvov and Odessa will feature a marathon of different events whose goal is to bring contemporary Lithuanian culture […]

2016-09-22

Beijing’s second contemporary dance festival began in August in Beijing. This year, the festival’s organisers focused on European contemporary dance, so there were performances by troupes from Hungary, Slovakia, Macedonia, Sweden and Lithuania. Choreographers from the USA and Canada were […]

2016-09-13

From the 5th of August until the 29th, The Edinburgh Fringe festival – an intense marathon of art – saw numerous performances from a joint team of Lithuanian artists. Over the course of several weeks, they presented the country’s contemporary […]

2016-09-13

The 23rd Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), which was held on August 24-28, has been held in China’s capital since 1986. This year, the fair occupied 78,600 sq. m. at the International Exhibition Center, where six halls were devoted to […]

2016-09-13

In August, Austrian writer, critic, professor and Lithuanian literary translator Cornelius Hell brought his creative work to Vilnius by participating in the Lithuanian literary translation residency program organised by the Lithuanian Culture Institute. This ongoing project is intended for translators […]

2016-09-06

The panel of professional judges composed of representatives from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have picked the winner of the London Book Fair 2018 Baltic Countries Market Focus Slogan and Logo Design Competition! The participant whose idea was agreed to be […]

2016-06-28

(Text was published in the “7 meno dienos”, 2016-06-17) Ukrainian choreographer Viktor Ruban, who graduated from the Montpellier (France) National Choreography Centre, Ukrainian dancer and social and dance therapy project initiator Danil Bielkin, and Lithuanian dance playwright Monika Jašinskaitė are […]

2016-06-13

(An article was published in “7 meno dienos”, 2016-05-27) From April 6-29, during the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, the city’s Art and History Library (Biblioteca d‘Arte e di Storia di San Giorgio in Poggiale) hosted artist Kęstutis Kasparavičius’ retrospective exhibition […]

2016-06-13

During the first half of this year, the Lithuanian Culture Institute’s Translation Grant Program will finance the translation of 23 Lithuanian classic and modern books into German, English, Ukrainian, French, Italian, Greek and Russian. The majority of these translations will […]

2016-06-06

The International Writers’ and Translators’ House, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, together with the Estonian Publishers’ Association and the Lithuanian Culture Institute, announces a competition to create a logotype and a slogan representing the Baltic States […]

2016-05-30

  At the Bologna (Italy) annual children’s book fair, which the city has hosted for more than 50 years, book illustration has been just as important as the textual element of a book, and illustrators’ names have sometimes been praised […]

2016-05-24

(The article was published in “Verslo žinios”, 2016-05-20) Lately, because of its enormous scale and resources, China has amassed interest not only from Lithuanian entrepreneurs, but also from Lithuania’s cultural sector. Since China was announced as a country of high […]

2016-05-23

On May 13th-14th, a second journey began for Lithuanian and Ukrainian illustrators at the Lvov Children’s Festival. This time, the “caravan” of creative, artistic workshops for children travelled through the Western part of the country, from Lvov to Rozhniativ, Ivano-Frankivsk […]

2016-04-25

On April 13th, Lithuania-Ukraine: Cultural Partnership 2016, the largest cultural cooperative project ever undertaken during these two countries’ independence, was opened at the Taras Shevchenko National Museum in Kyiv along with one of the first events of this cultural season […]

2016-04-18

At the London Book Fair being held on April 12th-14th, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia tried out a three-country presentation model that they plan to use in 2018 when they present their literature as guest countries in London. Lithuania’s presentation at […]

2016-04-07

A Conductor With A Paintbrush – that’s the name of the exhibition being opened in Bologna as a retrospective of the artist Kęstutis Kasparavičius. This exhibition was one of the brightest parts of Lithuania’s presentation this year at the annual […]

2016-04-01

Two exhibitions of Lithuanian artists Julija Pociūtė and Povilas Ramanauskas will be opened this April. It will be the first time for these artists to be presented to the audience of Berlin. The exhibitions are organized by PE “Art Management Platform” in […]

2016-03-29

The Leipzig International Book Fair and the Leipzig Reads (Leipzig Liest) literary festival held at the end of March saw 260,000 visitors (almost 10,000 more than last year), 2,250 participants from 42 countries, and 3,000 events – both in the fair’s space […]

2016-03-22

International Contemporary Art Exhibition “Identity. Behind the Curtain of Uncertainty” was opened in National Art Museum in Kiev on 18 th of March. Exhibition will work until 22nd of May. Organizers: National Art Museum of Ukraine, Latvian Contemporary Art Centre, Lithuanian […]

2016-03-18

The Lithuanian Culture Institute is starting its traditional spring international literature event marathon. It began in a new place this year on March 13th when a project presenting Lithuanian literature in Northern China began in Beijing. The project will occur […]

2016-03-07

Culture ecology: the alternative view to economical opinion about culture value On the 4th of March EU program “Creative Europe” and Menų spaustuvė/ Arts printing house invited professor John Holden (UK) to read the lecture “Culture ecology: the alternative view […]

2016-03-03

One of the highlights of the international Vilnius Book Fair, which was held from February 25th to the 28th, was a showcase of Ukrainian culture. Ukrainian writers, journalists, publishers, book illustrators, directors all presented different aspects of their country’s contemporary […]

2016-01-04

A Lithuanian designer at London Fashion Week The International Fashion Showcase (IFS) is a festival of emerging designers organized by the British Council and the British Fashion Council during London Fashion Week. The event is coordinated in collaboration with London […]

2015-12-22

The organisers of International Contemporary Art Fair ArtVilnius invites Lithuanian and foreign galleries to start making reservations for this exclusive and the only one in the region art market event taking place on 9-12 June. Applications from galleries are accepted […]

2015-10-06

Author of the photo – Liudas Masys A Transcript of a talk Antanas Sileika gave at the Santara Conference in Alanta in the summer of 2015 I Living in postwar North America, I found Eastern Europe and the Baltics to […]