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A New Vytautas Kasiulis Art Museum is Open
The Vytautas Kasiulis Art Museum is a new unit of the Lithuanian Art Museum, open to public from 28 of June. Vytautas Kasiulis has fully deserved to be called by art reviewers as one of the most interested painters of Paris school of the second half of 20th century.
Culture Night –
“Let There Be Night!”
Vilnius Old Town
Music jingling all night long from the abandoned backyard in Vilnius old town, never-ending movie show in the meadow at the Baltasis Bridge, concerts, performances, exhibitions, workshops, and installations taking place on the streets, squares, and the most unexpected spaces... The entire city is filled with music, colors, lights, and smiles. And this is not a dream or a motive from a motion-picture. All this is the Culture Night.
New Self-Serve Bike Rental System in Vilnius
Starting July 15th, bikes will be available for self-serve rental for Vilnius residents and visitors. At the rental stations, bikes will be available for rent 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The stations will be distributed at distances of 300-400m from each other. The bike rental season will extend to October 15th.
Discover Vilnius Old Town
If you came to Vilnius on your own and want to become acquainted with the city, to see its most beautiful sites, we invite you to join the tour Discover Vilnius Old Town. Tours are organised in English, Russian & German languages and start at 11 am from Cathedral Belfry.
Listen to the
Sounds of Music
2013-07-021 – 2013-09-08
This is an international Christopher Summer Festival that abides by the rule “all genres are good except the boring ones”. It is one of the biggest summer events in Vilnius, which attracts numerous performers from Lithuania and other countries. A limitless, happy, eclectic marathon of fun “holiday” concerts is about to begin!
Days of Live Archaeology
Cultural Reserve of Kernavė
Kerniaus g. 4a, Kernavė
2013-07-06 – 2013-07-07
The past will rise from the oblivion in the ancient capital of Lithuania. Festival of experimental archaeology is dedicated to commemorate the Coronation of Mindaugas – the Statehood Day. During the festival visitors will have a possibility to try various medieval games and funfairs, watch the craftsmen work.
Tamsta Music Festival
2013-07-12 – 2013-07-14
July 12-14 – that's the weekend, when Lithuanians and their friends from all over the World are going to Trakai. Friendly atmosphere, tones of music, love, entertainment, games, beautiful nature and water – this festival is “a must” of this summer.
Vilnius Tourist Information Centre & Convention Bureau
Vilniaus g. 22 LT-01119 Vilnius
Air Lituanica launches ticket sales
Air Lituanica company with its partner, commercial flight operator Estonian Air, launches ticket sales to direct and connecting flights. Through an agreement with the Estonian airline, Air Lituanica will offer flights to more than 100 cities.
Air Lituanica will offer passengers three types of tickets. EcoTravel tickets are for budget travellers. Flexi Travel are for those who need flexibility – passengers can change the flight time of these tickets, if their travel plans change. Club type tickets are offered for flexibility and comfort seekers – Air Lituanica will offer them to wait for the flight in business class lounges, along with a quick safety check service, and if the travel plans change, tickets can be returned.
“As a result of commercial cooperation with Estonian Air, we begin ticket sales via Estonian Air ticket distribution channels,” says Erikas Zubrus, director of Air Lituanica. “Tickets are already available in ticketing systems, so tomorrow or in a few days at the latest travel agents begin offering them, while in the near future tickets will be available also on the Air Lituanica website”.
The first three Air Lituanica routes will be performed with Embraer 170 aircraft, hired by the company from Estonian Air. Connecting flights will be carried out by Estonian Air, or their partners, therefore, Air Lituanica can offer flights to over 100 cities.
From June 30, Air Lituanica will fly from Vilnius to Brussels. Flights will be daily, with departure from Vilnius at 18:30 and departure from Brussels – at 20:35. One way trip will last 2 hours 20 min.
From July 8, Air Lituanica will organize daily flights to Amsterdam. The plane will take off from Vilnius each morning at 6:25, and from Amsterdam to Vilnius – at 10:00. The journey time will be 2 hours 15 min.
From August 5, the Air Lituanica will launch flights from Vilnius to Berlin. Air Lituanica plane will depart on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Vilnius at 13:55 and from Berlin – at 15:10. The flight will take 1.5 hours.
The goal of Air Lituanica is to offer convenient flights to the European and world cities for both business and tourist passengers. Up until 2015, the Air Lituanica’s flight route map will consist of 13-16 routes and there are plans to carry 500-600 thousand passengers every year, more than half of whom spend over 150 million litas a year in Lithuania. The airline operations will also create about 1,500 jobs in Lithuania.
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