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The Embassy of Lithuania in the UK invites you to a Tribute Run in Commemoration of the Day of Defenders of Freedom of Lithuania. It will take place in Parsloes Park, Dagenham on January 11th 2019, Saturday, at 11 AM.
Lithuanian Days in Scotland, a festival aimed at fostering cultural, social and academic ties between the two North European nations, was held in Edinburgh and Glasgow on 22-25 October. Having succeeded in catching the interest of both the local Lithuanian diaspora and a Scottish audience the festival started on a musical note as two Lithuanian virtuoso musicians in pianist Petras Geniušas and multi-instrumentalist Liudas Mockūnas performed The Sea in The Forest improvisation. The piece was inspired by the symphonic poems The Sea and In the Forest by one of Lithuania’s most celebrated composers Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (1875-1911).
Lithuanian Days in Scotland, a unique series of events showcasing Lithuania, will be held in Edinburgh and Glasgow 22-25 October 2019. Over four days, local Scots and the Lithuanian community in Scotland will be invited, together with leading Lithuanian figures from the worlds of culture and academia like prof. Tomas Venclova, Petras Geniušas and Liudas Mockūnas, as well as young people and their Scottish collaborators working in the creative industries, to delve into the search for historical, cultural, and socials connections between these two North European nations.
We would like to extend a warm invitation to join us this autumn for ‘Lithuanian Days in Scotland’. A journey of mutual reflection celebrating the connections between our two countries, the programme will explore the many ways these ties have manifested themselves across the centuries: what can we learn from our histories, what sources of inspiration we share, and how we, the people of small nations in Northern Europe, might address the pressing issues of our European homeland and beyond.
Totally Thames Trust is organising „Bascule Chambers Concerts 2019“ featuring two pieces by the award-winning Lithuanian composers Julius Aglinskas and Egidija Medekšaitė.
The Embassy of Lithuania in the UK cordially invites you to commemorate the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews. This year we will pay a special tribute to the life and work of internationally renowned painter and Vilnius-born Holocaust survivor, Samuel Bak.
The Inimitable Baltic Way - a chain of 2 million people, 600 km long, connecting Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia 30 years ago. The purpose of this peaceful political demonstration was to show that the aspirations for freedom and democracy in the Baltic countries were never quenched, that the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact was meaningless to the people who wanted their countries to be independent. Let us look again at this significant moment in history, when the world clearly heard the words of a strong and united Baltic.
On 24 August (Saturday) the Baltic Council in Great Britain invites everyone to commemorate #Balticway30 in London's Hyde Park. More information --> https://www.facebook.com/events/471960236716790/
This August, Tchaikovsky’s best-loved opera Eugene Onegin is coming to the Edinburgh International Festival together with opera world superstar Asmik Grigorian. Lithuanian soprano was recently awarded Female Singer of the Year in 2019 in the International Opera Awards, as well as Best Leading Role at the Austrian Music Theatre Awards 2019.
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland starts cooperation with the external service provider VF Services (UK) Ltd.
Since 19 July 2019 applications for Schengen Visa to visit Lithuania can also be submitted at Visa Application Centres in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Cardiff. Further information can be found on VF Services (UK) Ltd. website – https://www.vfsglobal.com/Lithuania/UK/index.html
On 1st May, a new flight is launching from London City Airport (LCY) direct to Vilnius (VNO) meaning it has never been easier to visit, Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital city. LOT Polish Airlines will offer up to 12 flights a week on this service.
“Ask any well-read Lithuanian who completed high school after 2002 which work of literature they remember best from their studies and you are almost guaranteed to hear,
Friday 8 March 2019. A recital by the Lithuanian pianist Petras Geniušas which was followed by a festive reception was held at the Embassy to mark the 29th Anniversary of the Re-Establishment of Independence of Lithuania.
Star and Shadow Cinema in Newcastle collaborates with NGO ‘Meno Avilys’ and presents a programme ‘Cinematic Inclusions: documentary traditions and experiments in Lithuanian cinema’.
UK audiences to be treated to a unique fusion of Lithuanian classical music, art and digital technology