Department of Cultural Heritage

Lithuanian court cancels fine for Soviet soldier tombstone installation without permits

A Vilnius court has cancelled a fine of almost 1,500 euros for an organization, named Forgotten Soldiers, which installed tombstones for Soviet soldiers...

Russia presents Lithuania with an ultimatum: agree with our conditions or we halt your project

It is unfortunate, but this year the organisers will face difficulties. Such hints were already bandied around by Kremlin propaganda outlets Baltnews and...

Trove of 500-year-old coins unearthed during street renovation in Kaunas

A clay pot with 350 coins dating back to the time of Sigismund II Augustus was unearthed on Monday by workers renovating Laisves Alėja, the main pedestrian...

Crypt found near Pushkin's museum in Vilnius

A crypt has been found at St. Varvara's Chapel in Vilnius, which is part of the Markuciai Manor housing the Museum of Alexander Pushkin.

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 )...