Friday, 10 October 2014 06:16

Lincoln has a new Lithuanian restaurant

Dainava, a Lithuanian restaurant, is now open on Sincil Street.

The prime minister and foreign minister of Lithuania are in the U.S. this week, seeking support for their fellow Baltic states as well. Robert Siegel from the National Public Radio (NPR) talks to Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius.  

Since Lithuania’s inclusion in the “Visa Waiver Program” more than five years ago, most tourist and business travelers can visit the United States for up to 90 days without obtaining a visa. But as U.S. ambassador to Lithuania Deborah A. McCarthy explains, artists and musicians, however, need a special performer visa.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 16:46

Leave Your Tears in Moscow

At the Acton Institute’s PowerBlog, Ray Nothstine raises awareness of the plight of Lithuanians under Soviet occupation. 

Last month, a permit was filed with the Department of Buildings for an 18-story, 30-unit apartment building on the site of the century-old Our Lady of Vilnius Church in New York City. But a close-knit group of Lithuanians and other ex-parishioners won’t give up.

The Central and Eastern European Coalition (CEES) calls its members to support adoption of a resolution by the United States Congress that would provide $100M of military assistance to Ukraine and designate Ukraine as a Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA).

Eight leading Lithuanian industrial designers will present a selection of 21st century classics for the first time at 100% Design - the biggest and longest running contemporary design event in the UK.

Sunday, 14 September 2014 16:56

Lithuanian Days celebrated 100th anniversary

Hundreds of people came to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lithuanian Days at the Schuylkill Mall.

Often, the moment never finds you. And sometimes, you never find your moment. We had that bronze medal in front of us at the Basketball World Cup on Sept 13, but could not keep France from coming behind in the final quarter to beat us 95-93.

During the U.S. President Obama’s visit to Estonia earlier this week where he met leaders of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia ahead of the NATO summit in Wales, the White House posted on its site a document, once again underscoring the close ties that the United States has with each of the Baltic States.

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