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On 25 March, on the occasion of the Freedom Day of Belarus, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis and the leader of democratic Belarus Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya paid tribute to Belarusian freedom fighters in the Rasos Cemetery.
“The 1863-1864 uprising was a struggle of the Belarusian, Polish and Lithuanian nations for freedom. Born in Belarus, Kalinowski was the most prominent leader of the uprising. He died for freedom and dignity of our nations. Today, as we stand in solidarity with Belarusians who fight for democracy, the slogan "For our and your freedom" is still relevant," said minister G. Landsbergis.
A new hiking route that spans 1,330 miles will link the forests and national parks of Lithuania, Estonia, and Latvia, allowing travelers to explore the Baltic region on foot. The forest trail is divided into segments of 12 miles where travelers can find accommodation and transportation options as they hike across rocky beaches, rolling hills, and steep climbs. The hike across the Baltics begins at the Polish-Lithuanian border near the town of Lazdijai, continues through Latvia, and finishes in Tallinn, Estonia.
The Council of the European Space Agency – ESA has finally approved the granting of associate membership status to Lithuania.
Upon becoming an associate member, Lithuania will have the right to establish an ESA Business Incubation Center, which would provide expert and financial assistance to space strtups. There are currently 20 centers in 17 ESA Member States.
“Following the fall of the Iron Curtain, Lithuania inherited the biggest network of cinemas in the Baltic states that is currently deteriorating at a rapid pace, now it is the smallest one. ” the cinema historian Dr. Lina Kaminskaitė, who, together with her colleagues, is now researching the cinema culture in the remote areas of Lithuania, says.
The installation The Projection Booth. Cinemas in Regions constitutes the first stage of the research and encourages viewers to take a look at the old cinema buildings in various Lithuanian towns and settlements.
At the beginning of 2021, after a turbulent and unpredictable 2020, Lithuania proved it is still the top choice for global ICT leaders in search of first-rate talent and a mature infrastructure.
In IBM’s recently published Global Location Trends Report, Lithuania now ranks in the Top 3 in Europe for attracting FDI jobs per capita across all sectors. But what is outstanding is the fact that Lithuania was recognized as the #1 destination in Europe for ICT jobs per capita. This should come as no surprise when you consider how many well-known international Technology leaders chose Lithuania in 2020 for the expansion of an existing presence, or the setting up of new operations. What makes Lithuania the first choice for Technology leaders?