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Ambassador Lina Antanavičienė together with the diplomats of the Embassy of Lithuania took part in the Memorial Ceremony marking 76 years since the liquidation of Vilna Ghetto, at Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center.
On the occasion of the National Memorial Day for the Genocide of the Lithuanian Jews The International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania in partnership with the European March of the Living Network are inviting to the the National Holocaust Remembrance ceremonies and commemorations on Monday the 23th of September 2019.
A unique monument dedicated to hundreds of years of history of Jewish and Lithuanian communities was revealed in Jurbarkas, a small town in Lithuania, on Friday. Synagogue Square Memorial eternalizes friendship, tragedy and hope.
On June 20, commemorative plaque to mark the site of former YIVO HQ unveiled in Vilnius. YIVO center was located at the building near A. Vivulskio Street No. 18 in Vilnius from 1925 to 1940.
During the phone conversation Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius congratulted Grigory Kanovich on his 90th birthday. Ambassador Edminas Bagdonas thanked the writer for his outstanding contribution to Lithuania’s and world’s culture, wished him much health and strength.
The manuscripts of famous Lithuanian Jewish thinker Vilna Gaon have been included into UNESCO „Memory of the World“ register. The manuscripts of Elijah ben Solomon Zalman, Vilna Gaon, who lived in the 18th century, were published across Europe in 1799 -1940. Collection also includes several rare pieces – almost the only copies held in Lithuania.
Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania Mindaugas Kvietkauskas will start his working visit to Israel today.
The Israeli media paid a lot of attention to the day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania that was marked during the concert and the reception on March 13 at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Lithuania is opening a Call for applications for 50 Lithuanian state grants for full-time Master’s degree at Lithuanian higher education institutions for the 2019/2020 academic year.