Culture lured tourists to Kaunas: European Capital of Culture title increased numbers of visitors and sparked media attention

Nuotraukos Litexpo, nuotraukų autorius Justinas Auškelis. Recent statistics reveal not only increased visibility of the cultural sector but also…


The European Capital of Culture year starts in Veszprem, Elefsina and Timișoara start

Opening ceremony in Vesprem Exactly one year ago, Kaunas entered an important stage - last January, the European Capital of Culture year was opened…


Official handover of the title of European Capital of Culture took place yesterday in Athens

On January 9th, 2023, the European Capitals of Culture of 2022 officially handed over their titles to the cities and regions which will be…


Baptism in a Canoe, 14-hour Shifts, And Dancing Cameras: Kaunas 2022 Through the Eyes of the Media Team

M. Plepio nuotr. Kilometres, steps, terabytes, snapshots, people met, or just ticks on the calendar are helpful ways to calculate the work done…


Lithuanian National Radio and Television Annual Awards presented: Kaunas 2022 was chosen as the cultural phenomenon of the year

Photo by J. Stacevičius For the fifth time, Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) invited to remember the most prominent events,…


“We Have All Been Running on a Higher Gear,” Says Virginija Vitkienė, Head of Kaunas 2022

Virginija Vitkienė, G. Jovaišos nuotr. “We wanted to see what we could do when had all the right conditions to thrive. When you have a dream, you can…


Kaunas bids farewell to the title of Capital of Culture by sending 2022 kisses to Lithuania, Europe and the whole world

R. Ščerbausko nuotr. Kaunas bids farewell to the title of Capital of Culture and passes it on to three other European cities. After the project…


“Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022” Programme Concludes: Key Figures and Future Plans Revealed

Audra, V. Sidabro nuotr. Having attracted over 2 million visitors in 5 years, “Kaunas – European Capital of Culture 2022” can be hailed as a success…


“Kaunas 2022” Closing Weekend: Kaunas is Forever

The Contract show by Martynas Plepys The results of the last official weekend of Kaunas as the European Capital of Culture can be counted in dozens,…


World premieres and art in non-traditional spaces: the most important October events in Kaunas

Iš tamsos, G. Jovaišos nuotr. Although the year of the European Capital of Culture in Kaunas is slowly coming to an end, October offers many more…