Lithuanian company has concluded a contract with Elon Musk's private space transportation company SpaceX to launch its satellites into space.
The first satellite produced by NanoAvionics is to be taken into orbit by the end of this year.
“If you launch a satellite with a camera, you can cover a bigger area and compare how things change with time,” says NanoAvionics co-founder Vytenis Buzas. “[For example] a river eroding the bank or the change of traffic flows.”
June 2020 sees the release of Invest Lithuania’s 6th annual Business services report. To mark the launch of the report, Invest Lithuania held the online event, “Lithuania’s GBS and Beyond: Growth, Resilience and Leadership.” The event brought together a forum of industry leaders and thought shapers to discuss not only the findings of the report, but also wider questions relating to leadership and growth in today’s uncertain global business landscape.
BBC Radio 3 brings you a wonderful concert conducted by Lithuanian conductor Giedrė Šlekytė this winter by Radiokören / Swedish Radio Choir performed in Stockholm.
It's a great opportunity to enjoy striking repertoire from Lithuania, brought across the Baltic sea to Stokholm, including pieces by Juste Janulyte, Bronius Kutavičius, Vaclovas Augustinas, Onutė Narbutaitė, Romualdas Gražinis.
Lietuvos muzikos informacijos centras Lietuvos Respublikos Ambasada Londone / Lithuanian Embassy in London
Lithuanians found a creative social distancing solution for their annual global singing of the national anthem. As every year, Lithuanians around the world came together to sing their anthem on the Day of State, July 6th. But this year, the singers kept the distance with the stretched-out flag for their safety.
The dunes of the Curonian Spit, the Hill of Crosses, Trakai Castle on its lake island, Vilnius Old Town and Palanga bridge during sunset.
These iconic spots in Lithuania provide perfect images for your posts. But if you are looking to generate more likes, why not set your sights on something more unique. Follow the recommendations of tourism information centers and the national tourism development agency Lithuania Travel and dive deeper into some of the treasures this instagrammable country has to offer.
Lithuanian capital Vilnius has turned its centre into an open-air art gallery. The outdoor advertising exhibition contains 100 works of local art. Art lovers may contact the artists through the special website. The website contains images and descriptions of art objects, their prices and contacts of authors.
"Although art galleries are already open, the restrictions for social gatherings remain in place," said Remigijus Šimašius, the mayor of Vilnius.
Lithuanians in Paris celebrate Statehood Day under Arc de Triomphe
Chinese guide fluent in Lithuanian: difficult language but worth learning
Fluent in Lithuanian, Chinese national Yi Zhang says it was difficult to learn the Lithuanian language, but it helped that she attended Lithuanian gymnasiums and recently completed university studies at Mykolas Romeris University in a Lithuanian programme.
On July 1 Lithuania commences the next presidency for the Baltic Sea States Council taking it over from Denmark. During its presidency, Lithuania will focus on sustainable development, particularly in the areas of green economy, ecological and maritime tourism, civil protection, fight against human trafficking for labour exploitation, as well as prevention of violence against children.
The Seimas has adopted a package of investment and corporate tax laws, which offers a new instrument aimed at attracting large investments of local and foreign capital. The package of laws, also known as the ‘green corridor for investment’, provides for much faster and simpler establishment procedures for investors as well as incentives for municipalities hosting investors. It is a regional development-oriented initiative aimed at promoting investment across Lithuania.
Lithuania provides humanitarian assistance to Syria and Sudan
On 30 June, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the fourth Brussels Conference on “Supporting the future of Syria and the region”, which was co-chaired by the European Union and the United Nations. L. Linkevičius voiced his consistent support for Syria, activities of the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen, as well as stressed the need to support young people in the country and to ensure accountability for crimes committed in Syria.
On 25 June, the Political Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairsof Lithuania Raimonda Murmokaitė took part in the virtual high-level Sudan Partnership Conference that was organized by Germany, the EuropeanUnion, and the United Nations. During the event, R. Murmokaitė announced Lithuania’s decision to allocate EUR 25, 000 in humanitarian aid to Sudan. The funds will be transferred to the United Nations World Food Programme.
The winners of the international pan-Baltic Clean Water Hackathon are two startups – Latvian startup PurOcean and a Lithuanian startup Ekodrena.
“Clean Water Hackathon” lasted for a record-long 12 days in which time the teams participated in 85 meetings with experts and partners. The event attracted a great number of international organisations from all three Baltic countries, Spain, Sweden, Denmark, and the UK.
The awards recognise the success stories of the past year across numerous areas in fintech, including payments, lending & investing, KYC and analytics. The awards were selected by a jury composed of Lithuanian and international experts in financial services.
The business and educational organizations in Klaipeda are joining forces to develop the Lithuanian system of maritime innovation in the country. With this goal, the Lithuanian Maritime Cluster has been founded on June 30. The cluster has been founded with the goal of becoming a platform for the production of high added-value services and products, innovation, cooperation between the education and business sectors.
Photos by the 17-year-old photographer, Darvydas Kilmanas, reveal the nature of Lithuania in its mysterious, hazy beauty. Feeling completely at home when meandering the nearby woods, Kilmanas believes we are all just visitors here.
Based in a rural location near Vilnius, Kilmanas has always been curious about and loved nature. Having trekked every little path in the area, the teenager knows it like the back of his hand. And yet nature reveals something new to him every day.