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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 07:51:34 +0000
The Lithuania Tribune moved to new and bigger platform
Providing English-language Lithuania news coverage since August 2009, the Lithuania Tribune had switched gears and moved to a new and better platform. “The Tribune is accelerating forward,” said  Editor-in-Chief Ruslanas Iržikevičius....

Mon, 11 May 2015 13:20:32 +0000
Blossom of Hope pits James Bond against breast cancer
George East | the Lithuania Tribune The International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV) mixes charity with a twist of James Bond, in order to help Lithuanian women fighting breast cancer. IWAV invites all who support this idea to come to i...

Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:11:01 +0000
Google registers a company in Lithuania
ELTA Google, an information technology giant from the United States, on Thursday registered their company Google Lithuania in the country. Data from Lithuania’s Centre of Registers shows that the new company was registered with the authority on...

Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:09:03 +0000
British defence secretary warns of Russia’s danger to Baltic states
ELTA Russia could inflict the tactics it is accused of using to destabilize Ukraine on Baltic members of NATO, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon warned in comments to British newspapers on Wednesday. He said that NATO must be prepared for Russ...

Wed, 11 Feb 2015 13:29:50 +0000
Over 80 percent of Lithuanians feel growing risk of electronic crimes
BNS Some 81 percent of Lithuanian residents feel a growing risk of being targeted by electronic crimes, shows an Eurobarometer survey published on Wednesday. Over the past year, the number of persons fearing cybercrimes went down by 6 percentage poin...

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:27:15 +0000
Pace of emigration from Lithuania stabilized
BNS The pace of emigration from Lithuania has stabilized last year, while the number of returnees is growing each year, a Swedbank expert said on Tuesday. “The pace of emigration has stabilized. Its scale reached some 38,000 people both last year a...

Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:44:14 +0000
Controversial Soviet statues will not be removed from Vilnius Green Bridge
ELTA The Immovable Cultural Heritage Assessment Council (NTPVT) decided to ignore the conclusion of the Cultural Heritage Centre (KPC) and not remove the Soviet-era sculptures of Vilnius Green Bridge from the list of protected cultural monuments. A p...

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 10:06:46 +0000
Photographer Antanas Sutkus: Recognized from Paris to Rio but slighted at home
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The internationally acclaimed Lithuanian photographer Antanas Sutkus’ photographic signature in thousands of photo works is recognized in art galleries from Paris to Rio de Janeiro. Over the last 50 ...

Wed, 24 Dec 2014 09:57:54 +0000
Lithuanian Kūčios: awe-inspiring rites in anticipation of Christmas
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune As the Christian world is getting ready for the biggest holiday of the year, Kalėdos, Christmas, for many at its cusp is Kūčios, the Christmas Eve, when an entire family get together for a celebrato...

Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:53:56 +0000
Interview with the PM of the Peoples’ Republic of China
The Lithuania Tribune would like to present an interview with, Li Keqiang, the Prime Minister of Peoples’ Republic of China. The interview is presented in cooperation with the embassy of the Peoples’ Republic of China.  Part I China-CEEC Coopera...

Sat, 06 Dec 2014 09:48:51 +0000
Small Theatre of Vilnius: Mixing up rebellion and metaphysics
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Theatre is only possible when there is a director with his own theatre vision. At the roots of the State Small Theatre of Vilnius (SSTV) stands its director Rimas Tuminas, long praised by theatre criti...

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:45:22 +0000
Lithuanian partisan movie opens to positive reviews in the US
On Friday, 7 November, The Invisible Front started its US tour at Cinema Village theatre, downtown Manhattan, New York. A number of excellent reviews in a wide range of US news outlets have made it clear to the US audience that this is a film …...

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:46:20 +0000
Scanorama: action and redundant special effects-free, but still gripping hearts
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The Scanorama Film Festival starting Thursday, 6 November, will be taking cinema lovers for a ride on the emotional rollercoaster through a spectacular array of movies able to shake up one with the qui...

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:48:11 +0000
China bears arriving at rash conclusions
China’s economy now stands at a critical phase characterized by changing growth rates, restructuring and continuing utilization of previous stimulus. In other words, we are seeing a “new normal,” the Global Times writes. Some overse...

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:27:24 +0000
“Vilnius Jazz Festival 2014”: least commercial, superstar-less, groovy and funky
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune The least commercial music festival, relatively star-less, but groovy and sometimes funky, “Vilnius Jazz Festival” drives its fans mad with the wacky jazz “perversions” it has come to be known ...

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 08:10:11 +0000
Jazz Federation head: “Lithuanian jazz needs better treatment”
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Solveiga Rusytė, president of Lithuania’s Jazz Federation (LJF), could be deservedly called a jack of all trades, juggling all the gigs in event planning, TV appearances and the workload as the LJF ...

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:48:14 +0000
On this day in sport: 29 July
Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune As Lithuania prepares for another UEFA European qualifying campaign, football fanatics will look back on another milestone on this day 20 years ago. Though Lithuania has never been a superior nation in the wor...

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:51:00 +0000
On this day in sport: 28 July
Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune Last week male cyclist Ramūnas Navardauskas became the first Lithuanian to take out a stage of the Tour De France. Fittingly on this day sport, another Lithuanian name would stand proudly on the podium in Rai...

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:49:15 +0000
On this day in sport: 26 July
Alex Tigani | the Lithuania Tribune The recent 2012 documentary film “The Other Dream Team” marked a new high in the exposure of Lithuania’s love of basketball to the world through its thorough history of competition mixed with the emotion...

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:25:49 +0000
Čiurlionis, magnetic Lithuanian great, over-researched but under-appreciated
Linas Jegelevičius | the Lithuania Tribune Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis is one of the biggest greats that Lithuania has ever had. A distinguished composer, mystic painter and a rebellious man is just a terse textbook-like description of t...



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