Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra has been nominated for global awards
November 24 / 2014

Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra has been nominated for global awards

Two CDs, recorded by the Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra, featuring internationally renowned soloists, have been recognized worthy to compete for major awards.   

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VMU Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Edward Lucas
November 20 / 2014

VMU Honorary Doctorate Awarded to Edward Lucas

Edward Lucas, one of the most prominent British columnists analysing the geopolitical situation in the Eastern Europe, has been awarded VMU Honorary Doctorate. The ceremony took place at VMU Aula Magna on 20 November.

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“Wings” program – number one in the world
November 13 / 2014

“Wings” program – number one in the world

Delegation from the public company Versli Lietuva returned from the 10th annual Trade Promotion Organization (TPO) Network World Conference with the first place award which was granted for the export leaders program “Wings”. This program ranked best among export initiatives in the developed countries category in the Excellence in Export Initiatives Awards.

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Baltic States awarded with ‘European of the Year’ title
November 07 / 2014

Baltic States awarded with ‘European of the Year’ title

At a solemn ceremony in Berlin, President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted the Golden Victoria award (Goldene Victoria für die Europäer des Jahres) given to Lithuania and other Baltic States for the promotion of European ideas. In her speech, the President underlined that this award was the recognition of efforts and determination of all Lithuanian people to build a strong European state.

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Lithuania ranks 42nd according to Prosperity Index
November 05 / 2014

Lithuania ranks 42nd according to Prosperity Index

The well-known Prosperity Index, covering 142 countries, awarded Lithuania with the 42nd place this year.

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Dancers E. Daniūtė and M. Gozzoli end their career after becoming world champions
November 03 / 2014

Dancers E. Daniūtė and M. Gozzoli end their career after becoming world champions

On Saturday, Lithuania’s representatives Edita Daniūtė and Mirko Gozzoli won gold medals in the 2014 PD World Standard in Nanjing, China.  

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Lithuania is third on the Lonely Planet list
October 30 / 2014

Lithuania is third on the Lonely Planet list

Largest travel guide book publisher in the world, Lonely Planet, named Lithuania the third best tourist destination for 2015. Our country was surpassed by Singapore, the number one, and Namibia. One of the reasons for the high rating was the introduction of the Euro in Lithuania.

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EU’s Oettinger calls LNG facility ‘true success story’ for Lithuania
October 28 / 2014

EU’s Oettinger calls LNG facility ‘true success story’ for Lithuania

EU Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger has congratulated Lithuania on implementing the liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility project and expressed his belief that the new terminal will help ensure competitive prices of gas and security of supply in all three Baltic countries.

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Lithuania issues Eurobond at the lowest yield in the history of the country
October 23 / 2014

Lithuania issues Eurobond at the lowest yield in the history of the country

Lithuania successfully issued a twelve-year EUR 1 billion Eurobond in the international capital markets and will pay the lowest coupon in the country’s history – 2.125 per cent in EUR market.

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Cyclist V. Sereikaitei wins bronze medal at European Track Championship
October 21 / 2014

Cyclist V. Sereikaitei wins bronze medal at European Track Championship

Lithuania’s representative Vilija Sereikatė won a bronze medal for Women’s individual pursuit (3 km) at the European Track Championship held in Guadeloupe (France).

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