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August 9, 2019             

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Let the celebrations begin🎇Embassies of 🇱🇹🇱🇻🇪🇪 in India begin celebration of the #balticway30 by honoring the act o…

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The eFP sends a strong message to our adversaries: NATO is indivisible, and the key rule of unity when all allies stand for one is viable and intact, Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas says

On August 1 change of command and rotations ceremony took place in the NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battalion Battle Group in Rukla. Representative of the German Army Lieutenant Colonel Peer Papenbroock will hand over the command to his fellow German representative Lieutenant Colonel Rouven Habel after having been in charge of the NATO eFP Battalion Battle Group Lithuania since February.

Vice Minister of National Defence V. Umbrasas thanked outgoing Commander Lt Col P. Papenbroock for an excellent job and wished luck in continuing the activities to Lt Col R. Habel who is assuming the command of the thousand-strong battle group.

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Solar energy day at the Ministry of Energy

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On the 1st of August Ministry of Energy has initiated press-conference and open discussion, during which there were presented past initiatives, future plans and financial means for incentivizing the citizens to become energy prosumers. During the event, the Minister of Energy and representatives of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, the Lithuanian Solar Energy Association, the National Lithuanian Energy Association and the Alliance of Lithuanian consumer organisations have signed an agreement establishing an Alliance of Energy Prosumers.


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The world's first digital collector coin is under way

The Bank of Lithuania has signed a contract for programming the world’s first digital collector coin which, together with its physical version, is expected to be issued at the beginning of 2020.
After public consultation with market participants, in February 2019, the Bank of Lithuania launched a public procurement procedure for programming the digital collector coin. The contract was signed with the Lithuanian company iTree which will have 6 months to create the digital tokens (the coin’s digital version) and the sales platform using the blockchain technology.

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Group of scientists from @VU_LT have developed the world’s fastest DNA testing method, reducing testing costs by 90…

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AmerisourceBergen to Establish New Office in Vilnius, Bolster Global Footprint

AmerisourceBergen, a global healthcare solutions and commercialization leader, has announced plans to expand operations in Vilnius. AmerisourceBergen’s new office, which will open in January of 2020, will have responsibilities for a wide range of functions, including Finance, Treasury and Accounting, Digital Business Solutions, Customer Care, and Human Resources.

The company intends to recruit 200 positions in this location and invest up to 30 million euros over the next five years.
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Founding a Startup in Lithuania: 5 Reasons Why

Diving in and discovering endless opportunities in a new country has never been easier with Startup Visa Lithuania program. Startup Visa Lithuania team have prepared 5 welcoming reasons why you should join our booming start-up community:

#1: Investment opportunities

#2: Plenty of tech talent

#3: Support system

#4: Startup-oriented mindset

#5: Work-life balance
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9:52 AM - Aug 7, 2019

The Workation Vilnius team has finally emerged from the pile of applications we received for this year’s programme and are thrilled to announce the three winning teams who will be heading to Vilnius in September for a weeklong workation. Congratulations to the teams from British Airways, Siemens and Monese. #WorkationVilnius

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7 facts about the Lithuanian language

The Lithuanian language is one of the oldest languages in the world.
“Anyone wishing to hear how Indo-Europeans spoke should come and listen to a Lithuanian peasant,” stated Antoine Meillet, one of the most influential French linguists a century ago.
Here are seven facts that you might not know yet and will help to better know the Lithuanian language.
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The forgotten ‘Wolf Children’ of World War II. This history is also featured in the new award-winning novel, 𝙄𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚…

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Kaunas Modernist Architecture Awarded by Getty Foundation

The building of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Faculty of Chemical of Technology (former Lithuanian Army Research Laboratory) is among 10 exceptional buildings in the world to receive a grant from Getty Foundation, the philanthropic organisation dedicated to the presentation, conservation, and interpretation of the world’s artistic legacy.

135-thousand-dollar grant was awarded for the conservation of the KTU Faculty of Chemical of Technology building.
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Maison & Objet: Lithuanian design in Paris!

For those seeking to discover some fresh creative design, Hall 6 of this year Maison et Objet fair will invite to check the joint Lithuanian design stand.
Even 9 different Lithuanian companies will draw attention to their latest furniture and home accessories projects as well as to this compact yet progressive country and its potential.

Lithuanian stand will gather together EMKO, KITAIP, VIRŪNA, PUŠKU PUŠKU, JOT.JOT, MUISTA, Edu2, SEDES REGIA and GERGAMA brands for your attention, on September 6-10, 2019.

August 23
‘We Are the Baltic Way’ – Lithuania prepares to celebrate 30th anniversary of landmark protest

The 30th anniversary of the 1989 peaceful anti-Soviet demonstration, in which two million people formed a human chain stretching from Vilnius to Tallinn, will be marked this year with the slogan ‘Batlijos kelias – tai mes’ (‘We Are the Baltic Way’).
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MTV Travel: Top Things To Do For Thrill Seeker’s In Lithuania

Lithuania is quickly gaining a reputation as Eastern’s Europe’s hidden gem among in the know travellers. The combination of beautiful landscapes, unique adventure activities, top-notch hotels and a seriously underrated food scene makes Lithuania a must-see destination whether you’re a thrill-seeker or simply want to relax and soak up the culture.

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From lone train in the woods, to musty cabins – unique places to stay at the Lithuanian seaside

Imagine – you open a door to your cabin. Hanging on the wall in front is a painting of the Virgin Mary, and in the corner, a table covered with a sticky vinyl decorated with floral patterns.
If this decades-old romanticism doesn’t inflict a sense of euphoria, you can find other unique ways to visit the Lithuanian seaside – spending a night on a yacht in Nida, for instance, or inside a lone train carriage parked in Palanga woods.
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Visit Kaunas, Lithuania – What to See & Do, Where to Eat & Where to Stay

In this article the author want to share the main things not to miss when visiting Kaunas. From things to do in Kaunas to where to eat and where to stay.

"Visit Kaunas if you like history, architecture, a wide range of museums, good food, or if you are simply looking for a cute town to explore in Lithuania." - says Sanne Wesselman.

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Vilnius’ G-Spot advertising campaign nominated for prestigious tourism award

The Vilnius – The G-Spot of Europe campaign that sparked so much interest around the world last year continues to bear fruit. It’s been named among the top five finalists for the Best Travel Directions category at this year’s prestigious International Travel & Tourism Awards. The Go Vilnius campaign will compete with marketing initiatives from Liverpool, Bournemouth, Dallas and Las Vegas

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