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
Interview author Vaida Milkova (daily “Kauno diena”)
“We are spreading the mycelium of ambassadors to cover Kaunas as much as possible,” architect Audra Kaušpėdienė vividly explains her current occupation upon becoming a president of ambassadors “Kaunas 2022”. Read more
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
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
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
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.
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