The Dinner of Kaunas 2022 Ambassadors in Pursue to Make Kaunas a Synonym for Culture

On Friday afternoon, the ambassadors of Kaunas 2022 met for their first dinner in the terrace of IETI restaurant in the Old Town. Famous actors, journalists, artists, businessmen, and other public figures came to the festive dinner with a noble mission – to get acquainted with each other and choose an ambassador who would become the president of Kaunas 2022 ambassadors for one year, and most importantly to share their ideas on how to contribute to Kaunas’ transition from temporary to contemporary capital.Read more

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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

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You are invited to create creative FLUXUS Labs

The freshly launched “Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022” project Fluxus Labs invites to its the first meetings. During the project up until 2022, Kaunas city and district’s libraries, cultural centres, cafes, private garages, deserted school buildings will become creative laboratories.Read more

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The results of survey on the subject of culture service quality

This survey was prompted by the participation of Kaunas city and district in the contest for European Capital of Culture 2022 title, and the purpose is to understand the cultural climate in various city and district territories. The survey was conducted live, during public events and community gatherings (“ECOC communities laboratory”, Kaunas Autumn Fair, Šančiai micro-district community celebration “Šančinės“, etc.), interviewing the residents live (we are grateful to the ECOC volunteer team, the students of the VMU Faculty of Arts and Department of Public Communication for help), as well as online (the link to the online questionnaire: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSegFvLlyRmUpu3O9bzcB_Zw08upvn5h_65fofuPGSLwPsnz1g/viewform

The total number of the respondents who answered the survey questionnaire is 1,473, out of them 76 percent are women, and 24 percent are men. Age groups include: 8 percent of minors, 31 percent of 18-30-year-olds, 41 percent of 31-50-year-olds, 16 percent of 51-64-year-olds, and 5 percent are over 65 years old. The survey involved the residents of all 11 Kaunas city micro-districts (Aleksotas – 90, Dainava – 177, Eiguliai – 138, Gričiupis – 48, Centre – 154, Žaliakalnis – 176, Panemunė – 42, Petrašiūnai – 67, Vilijampolė – 51, Šilainiai – 176, Šančiai – 141), as well as the residents of various Kaunas district Elderships (Garliava – 87, and other districts – 126).

You can find the survey summary below.Read more