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The Invisible Front. Photo by Cassie Castellaw

Lithuanian partisan movie opens to positive reviews in the US 0

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 …

Scanorama: action and redundant special effects-free, but still gripping hearts

Scanorama: action and redundant special effects-free, but still gripping hearts 0

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 …

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China bears arriving at rash conclusions 0

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 …

Vilnius Jazz Festival. Photo by Mirosnikov, DELFI

“Vilnius Jazz Festival 2014”: least commercial, superstar-less, groovy and funky 0

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” …

Vilnius Mama Jazz festival | Photo courtesy of Vilnius Tourism Information Centre

Jazz Federation head: “Lithuanian jazz needs better treatment” 0

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, …

Valdas Ivanauskas' contribution to Lithuania's International football in the 1990's mount's to the legacy left by Diego Maradona in Argentina. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 29 July 0

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 world game, the Baltic nation has …

Raimondas Rumšas finished 3rd in the 2002 Tour De France. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 28 July 0

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 Raimondas Rumšas. Though the …

The 1992 Lithuanian national basketball team. Photo courtesy of DELFI.Sportas.

On this day in sport: 26 July 0

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 emotions of conflict in the Baltic …

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Čiurlionis, magnetic Lithuanian great, over-researched but under-appreciated 0

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 …

DELFI, Photo by D. Sinkevičius

Šiauliai police officers on trial for corruption, drug dealing 0

BNS Panevėžys prosecutors are charging 18 police officers with bribery, corruption, drug dealing, and unlawful possession of firearms and munitions. They will face charges for allegedly seizing and re-selling various …

Lithuanians in Israel urged to register with Foreign Ministry

Lithuanians in Israel urged to register with Foreign Ministry 0

BNS After the majority of European airlines suspended flights to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport for 24 hours on Wednesday, Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry urged Lithuanian citizens currently in …

Israir to keep Wednesday’s Vilnius-Tel Aviv flight

Israir to keep Wednesday’s Vilnius-Tel Aviv flight 0

BNS A flight from Vilnius to Tel Aviv by Israeli’s air carrier Israir scheduled for 11:05 pm, Wednesday, has not been cancelled, although many airlines around the world have today …

Minister of Transport and Communication, Rimantas Sinkevičius | DELFI, Photo by J. Markevičius

All three Communication Ministry deputies reappointed 0

Elta EN Saulius Girdauskas, Vladislovas Kondratovičius and Arijandas Šliupas – all the three Deputy Ministers of Transport and Communications – have been reappointed to their offices. Under the decree of …

Latvia’s airBaltic becomes world’s first airline to accept Bitcoins

Latvia’s airBaltic becomes world’s first airline to accept Bitcoins 0

Latvian national airline AirBaltic the first airline in the world to accept Bitcoins as payment for its services, the company informs. AirBaltic now accepts Bitcoin as payment for tickets on …

Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense”

Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense” 0

BNS Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius dismissed reports made by an Italian daily, which were commented on by Russia’s administration, about alleged fighters from the Baltic states, Finland, Sweden and …

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