Lithuanian duo V.Baumila and M.Linkytė makes it into Eurovision finals
May 22 / 2015

Lithuanian duo V.Baumila and M.Linkytė makes it into Eurovision finals

Lithuanian duo V.Baumila and M.Linkytė made it into the finals of the Eurovision song contest.

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Street Musician’s Day invites everyone to Vilnius
May 14 / 2015

Street Musician’s Day invites everyone to Vilnius

This Saturday, 16 May, Lithuania celebrates the 9th Street Musician’s Day.

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Canoeist I. Navakauskas won the bronze medal in European Championships
May 03 / 2015

Canoeist I. Navakauskas won the bronze medal in European Championships

On Sunday, Lithuanian canoeist Ignas Navakauskas came in third and won the bronze medal in the Canoe Sprint European Championships 200-metre race for single canoes in Racice, the Czech Republic.  

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Canoeists A. Lankas and E. Ramanauskas win medals in European Championships two years in a row
May 03 / 2015

Canoeists A. Lankas and E. Ramanauskas win medals in European Championships two years in a row

On Sunday, Lithuanians Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas came in third and won the bronze medal in the Canoe Sprint European Championships 200-metre race for double canoes in Racice, the Czech Republic.

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Strongman Ž. Savickas receives silver in World Championships
April 27 / 2015

Strongman Ž. Savickas receives silver in World Championships

Lithuanian strongman Žydrūnas Savickas took part in the World's Strongest Man championships and won the silver medal.

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Lithuania overtakes two other Baltic States in the happiness rankings
April 24 / 2015

Lithuania overtakes two other Baltic States in the happiness rankings

According to the latest World Happiness Report, Lithuania comes 56th out of over 150 countries and pulls away from its neighbours Latvia (89th) and Estonia (73rd). Russia is ranked 64th, Poland – 60th and Greece – 102nd.

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Lithuania regarded as advanced economy by IMF for first time
April 16 / 2015

Lithuania regarded as advanced economy by IMF for first time

Lithuania made the list of advanced economies as determined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), announced the Bank of Lithuania on Tuesday.

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Lithuania – for ethical travellers
April 10 / 2015

Lithuania – for ethical travellers

For the third year in a row (since 2013) Lithuania has been listed among the ten most ethical countries in the world. The US non-profit organization “Ethical Traveler” annually invites people to travel responsibly and choose destinations that have been named as the most ethical.

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Lithuania celebrates Easter
April 05 / 2015

Lithuania celebrates Easter

On 5–6 April, Lithuania celebrates the holy Easter. This Catholic festival falls on a different date each year, since it is celebrated on the first full moon Sunday after the spring equinox. Holy Easter symbolizes the resurrection of Christ. The celebration has retained some of the pagan elements like Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and the Easter Granny. Easter also symbolizes the awakening of nature as well as spiritual renewal.

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“National Geographic“ invites visitors to the Trakai Castle!
March 31 / 2015

“National Geographic“ invites visitors to the Trakai Castle!

Available in 38 languages across the world, the National Geographic has cheered its Lithuanian readers by a special issue, which lists Lithuania, particularly the Trakai Castle, among 100 unexplored destinations, worth visiting according to the editors.

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