In 2018, the European Year of Cultural Heritage, all forms of heritage throughout the European Union will be celebrated as the source of memory, identity, dialogue, unity and creativity. These celebrations coincide with the centenary of Lithuania’s independence, causing the country and Kaunas, its provisional capital, to give particular attention to symbols of modernisation, especially to modernist architecture, which bears witness to an optimistic and progressive Europe.Read more
Ireland, Germany and Latvia might be an interesting triangle, but it seems that Fionn Dobbin, the guest of Kaunas 2022 for the International Day of Happiness, has found his happiness in its corners. His design experience now works as a successful tool for both social and business projects (as well as social business). Fionn will tell us more about the combination of happiness and design in his lecture on March 20th (6:30 PM at Knygų ministerija, Laisvės av. 29) and will also take part in the launch of Designing Happiness program of Kaunas 2022 on March 21st (5:30 PM at VMU L. Donskis library, V. Putvinskio st. 23). Meanwhile, he agreed to answer a few questions about the main topics in his life. Read more
There’s always a first time for everything. What about us and 99 more first times in the middle of the summer? That’s 100 chances for you to feel free, implement new ideas, make a step forward, face some fears, cope with critique, challenge restrictions or question rules thrown by others.Read more
Cultural Connections is the opening conference of the Kaunas 2022 European Capital of Culture Programme. It also forms part of Kaunas’ contribution to Lithuania’s centenary celebrations. Read more
The team of Kaunas 2022 invites representatives of cultural organisations to the presentation of the “Wake It, Shake It” platform. Read more
“Kaunas 2022” is postponing the deadline of the international contest to create visual identity for the programme Kaunas – European Capital of Culture. In accordance with The Lithuanian Law on Public Procurement, these modifications were made to the rules of the contest:
Kaunas 2022 announces an international contest to create a logo and visual identity for the Kaunas – European Capital of Culture project. Creative agencies, individuals or groups of artists and professionals in graphic design or communication are welcome to take part.Read more
Kaunas is making the last steps towards the finish line of “European Capital of Culture 2022” competition and invites you to join the celebration of the finale. On this occasion, on 29th March, at 6 p.m., Kaunas residents and guests are invited to an exciting celebration programme which will take place in Kaunas Town Hall Square.