Category : Announcements


Alan Brown: “The most difficult thing Kaunas 2022 has to do is to bring the cultural community into a learning process”

Alan Brown (San Francisco, USA), the head of WolfBrown company and a world-class consultant of cultural organisations, has recently visited Lithuania and the team of Kaunas 2022. The well-known expert of the art industry gave a give a scientific talk at the Vytautas Magnus university and met many of the culture field specialists. During his stay, A. Brown also agreed to answer a few questions about his experience in the US and the contemporary trends in culture programming.Read more


The first graduates of Kaunas Challenge have completed the programme

Kaunas 2022, together with the VMU Business Practice Centre, had the successful graduates of the first practical educational programme for pupils Kaunas Challenge. They worked intensively on the assigned city’s cultural, social, and business challenges and presented the results and suggestions to the organisations who formulated the challenges and consulted the programme participants as well as to the programme mentors.Read more

Kaunas2022 komanda prie LR Kultūros ministerijos

Kaunas is shortlisted for the title of European Capital of Culture 2022

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We are more than happy to announce that Kaunas City and Kaunas District have submitted an application to European Commission to become the European Capital of Culture in 2022. The concept of the programme is CONTEMPORARY CAPITAL. Once Kaunas (1919– 1940) was a Temporary Capital of Lithuania and that period had a great impact on the city’s development, culture and identity. With a second chance to become a temporary capital (for culture and Europe this time) we strive to explore our city’s contemporaneity and establish culture as an engine, which drives the strategic aim of Kaunas city to become home for learning and happy people.Read more