Toronto, Canada - Former chessmaster, pro-democracy activist and Russian opposition leader, Garry Kasparov, will deliver the keynote address at an event, organized by the Embassy of Lithuania to Canada together with the Embassies of Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine and Moldova and marking the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Nazi-Soviet pact on 23 August 1939, known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, which divided Eastern Europe between Hitler and Stalin, started German-Soviet invasion of Poland the following month that began World War II.
From September 1st, 2019, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada are no longer accepting Permanent Residence applications from foreign nationals.
OTTAWA. 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the infamous Hitler-Stalin Pact between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. Signed on August 23, 1939, this tyrannical Alliance ultimately led to World War II and the suffering of millions. Two dictatorships found common cause in committing crimes against humanity and imposing worldwide terror and destruction on so many nations.
TORONTO - Former chessmaster, pro-democracy activist and Russian opposition leader, Garry Kasparov, will deliver the keynote address at an event marking the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Nazi-Soviet pact, known as the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, which facilitated the start of WWII in August 1939.
On Monday, Canada turns 152 and there are plenty of events planned for this celebration in Canada. However, if by chance you find yourself in Lithuania’s capital Vilnius, you can still celebrate Canada Day at the Vilnius Town Hall Square in the heart of the Old Town.
On 27 March, the Vilnius Regional Court issued a ruling on the 13 January case. 67 individuals were found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity for their involvement in the Soviet aggression on 13 January 1991 in Vilnius.
In 1949, through the efforts of Jonas Žemaitis, a former graduate of the Military School, the Lithuanian Partisan Movement was finally united and in February he was elected the Chairman of the Presidium of the Council of the Movement of the Struggle for Freedom of Lithuania (according to the Declaration of the Council of the Movement of the Struggle for Freedom of Lithuania of 16 February 1949, after the Restoration of Independence of Lithuania, the Chairman of the Presidium held the position of the President of the Republic of Lithuania).
On 24 March, a historical drama ,,Owl Mountain" directed by Audrius Juzėnas will be premiering in Ottawa during Bright Nights: Baltic-Nordic Film Festival.
Vilnius city municipality just announced an architecture competition for the National Concert Hall „Tautos namai“ in Vilnius, Lithunia.
We condemn Russia’s illegal occupation, which continues to jeopardise international peace five years after it began
Lithuania has everything you need to make your investment go even further: dynamic talent, a competitive, growth-oriented business environment, a strong focus on continued innovation and EU-leading infrastructure.
The Embassy of Lithuania in collaboration with Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Lithuania’s foremost contemporary artist, Deimantas Narkevičius. The exhibition features a stereoscopic (3-D) video installation called ,,20 July, 2015”, that focuses on the recent removal of Social Realist sculptures from the renowned Green Bridge in Vilnius.
On February 16th one of the most famous sites in Canada will be lit up in the colours of the Lithuanian flag in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the declaration of Lithuania’s Freedom!
The Embassy of Lithuania in collaboration with the Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Embassies of EU Member States are proud to present 30-block ice sculpture featuring everyday objects emblematic of EU Member States at ByWard market (Near Ottawa city sign).