Cultural Heritage Department

American International School of Vilnius wants to expand but fails to get permit

The American International School of Vilnius (AISV) has failed to get a permit from Lithuania's authorities for its planned expansion for a year now.

Lithuanian court upholds punishment for official over Soviet soldier's tombstones

A Lithuanian court has upheld a disciplinary punishment for a heritage protection official who dropped a case over Soviet soldiers' tombstones at Antakalnis...

Lithuanian institutions disagree on location of monument for rescuers of Jews

As different institutions of Lithuania disagree on the future location of a monument to rescuers of Jews, an official of the government will work to align...

UNESCO experts recommend refining Libeskind's design for office building in Vilnius

Experts from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ( UNESCO ) and the International Council on Monuments and Sites ( ICOMOS )...

Lithuanian municipalities pay attention to Jewish cemeteries - daily

Heritage officials and members of Lithuania's Jewish community note that an increasing number of municipalities are taking the initiative to clean and...

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