Kaunas through the eyes of a foreign artist: the city with an interesting history that's not told

Fotografas R. Ščerbauskas
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A resident of Lithuania since 2001, the award-winning photographer and curator Richard Schofield moved to Kaunas in September 2013. A graduate of the University of the Arts London who has founded the International Centre for Litvak Photography in Kaunas and was nominated for the 2014 Sugihara Foundation Citizen of Tolerance Award tells the inconvenient stories of the city and how Kaunas could have a centre of creativity, memory, and education.
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Algirdas Pukis, the organizer of Kaunas Marathon: "The fourth time I ran together with my brother“

Fotografas R. Ščerbauskas
Fotografas R. Ščerbauskas

Interview with Algirdas Pukis, the organizer of Kaunas Marathon.
Kaunas Marathon, which has been going on for four years in a row, has become a necessary part of yearly plans of running lovers. The event grows every year, attracting more and more foreign and local participants to the city and proves that running can become a festival of the entire city, not only for the athletes. We have interviewed Algirdas Pukis, the founder of Kaunas Marathon and the head of Kaunas Marathon Club. He also represents Kaunas's initiative to become the European Capital of Culture.Read more


Riga's Mayor supports Kaunas!

Nils Ušakovs, the Mayor of Riga, the European Capital of Culture 2014, sends greetings on the occasion of the International Hansa Days in Kaunas and wishes luck in the competition for the European Capital of Culture 2022 title.