Lithuanian wireless Internet network – best in the world
December 19 / 2014

Lithuanian wireless Internet network – best in the world

The Internet site, rottenwifi.com, that assesses the quality of Internet services according to public internet access points rated Lithuania the highest in the world, informs businessinsider.com.

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Kaunas hosts International Children’s Games
December 09 / 2014

Kaunas hosts International Children’s Games

Kaunas won the right to host the International Children’s Games. The local government of Kaunas announced that in 2017 the city will hold the event also known as the Children’s Olympic Games.

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Major cities of the country lit their Christmas trees
December 01 / 2014

Major cities of the country lit their Christmas trees

Christmas trees were lit in the major squares of Vilnius and Kaunas last Saturday.

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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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