For the South Bohemian town of Třeboň yesterday has become a Lithuanian experience: the Embassy of Lithuania in Prague in cooperation with Třeboň, a town partnered with the Lithuanian Utena, have organised the Lithuanian Day in Třeboň. During the day, the local schoolchildren watched the Lithuanian historical film The Excursionist and took part in discussions with the Ambassador of Lithuania in Prague Edvilas Raudonikis. Young people asked about nowadays Lithuanian society and tips for travellers, and also were interested diplomats’ work.
In the eve of the Day of Defenders of Freedom Lithuanian Embassy in Prague has invited members of the Lithuanian community in the Czech Republic, the students residing in the country and other friends of Lithuania to celebrate the occasion together.
On Sunday the Christmas Bazaar, organized by the Diplomatic Spouses Association, successfully raised money for charities. The whole profit of sales is sent to the NGO’s and projects in the Czech Republic.
On November 24th, the successful concert by the string orchestra from the Juozas Gruodis Conservatoire took place in Prague.
Lithuanian diplomats in Prague and the journalist Andrius Kunčina spoke to students from Lithuania about the Czech Republic
The program of celebratory events of the 100th anniversary of the Restoration of Lithuanian Statehood had one more spectacular adding.
On June 15th embassies of the Nordic and Baltic countries in Prague invited to their common celebration of the countries’ national days; the event was held for the 10th time already. Ambassadors addressed the guests with the traditional “one sentence speech”, and invited them to experience national foods and beverages of each country at national tables. The main theme of this year’s event was Agenda 2030, United Nations sustainable development agenda set to achieve before the year 2030.
May 20, the Brno Philharmonic Orchestra performed the symphonic poem "The Sea" by the Lithuanian composer and painter Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis. The concert was the initiative of the Brno Philharmonic's arts director Viteslav Mikeš, who aimed to present the work of the creatively diverse and world renowned Lithuania composer to the Czech audiences.
April 29, the exhibition of a Lithuanian painter Eugenija Pilypaitienė titled „My Country on the banks of Nemunas.“ was opened in an official ceremony at the Municipality building of the Liberec region. The exhibition was organized under the initiative of the Honorary Consul of Lithuania to the Northern Czech Region Saulius Bazevičius.