After the meeting with the jury of the European Commission, “Kaunas 2022” is to receive a significant Melina Mercouri Prize

Together with the last conclusion of the European Commission, the team of “Kaunas – European Capital of Culture” has heard great news. After…


800 Artists and Performers in 50 Locations for the Official Opening of Kaunas 2022

In Kaunas, on January 19-23, 2002, culture will be inescapable. The city and the district surrounding it will officially become the European Capital…


Discover the Rich Mosaic of the History of Kaunas Jews in a new Book

Do you know which company in Kaunas manufactured radios called Tautofonas, or the Folk’s Radio, in the interwar period? As the press then stated,…


Exhibition: Architecture of optimism – The Kaunas phenomenon 1918-1940 / Unité d’Habitation Le Corbusier, Marseille

"Architecture of Optimism: the Kaunas Phenomenon, 1918-1940" will be on display at the "Kolektiv Cité Radieuse" Gallery, located within Le…


Estonian art and tech farm Maajaam announces an international open call for the technological art exhibition Wild Bits

Estonian technology and art farm Maajaam announces an open call for artists to participate in the residency Wild Bits that will culminate with an…


Exceptional achievements of Kaunas modernist architecture and design reached Bilbao Design Week

  With the rapid approach of 2022 - the year of the European Capital of Culture, Kaunas is increasingly representing itself on international…


Chris Baldwin: Breaking down a boundary and stereotype means to actively help in the process of making new meanings, more useful cultural works

Chris Baldwin is a director, writer, curator… But he is so much more than these definitions. For many years now he has worked across the continent…


The contemporary Myth of Kaunas Trilogy – a journey to a new city identity

In 2022, Kaunas will be reborn – the myth of the contemporary capital, which the Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022 team has been creating…


Kaunas as an International Meeting Point: The Star-studded Program of the European Capital of Culture

The international ties between Kaunas and the world intensified right after announcing the city would become the European Capital of Culture in 2022.…


Kaunas European Capital of Culture 2022 Youth Programme: Get ready to be taken out of your comfort zone

Photo by: A. Aleksandravičius The city is its people. What will Kaunas look like in twenty or fifty years? The answer to this question can be found…