• May 04, 2018
  • Nov 30, 2017

    Jenny Kagan

    The abandoned building perched on the hill was once a Hassidic Jewish Synagogue. It was last used as a synagogue in 1940 when the Jewish population of Kaunas was 32,000 people, almost a quarter [...]

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  • Nov 24, 2017

    Tatzu Nishi

    The Freedom Monument in Kaunas – a symbol of independent Lithuania and one of the first monumental sculptures of the nation state – was commisioned by the Minister of Defence and [...]

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  • Nov 20, 2017

    Kostas Bogdanas

    300,000 is a number. It is also the number of Lithuanians uprooted and deported to Siberia by the Soviet regime. Statistical numbers are difficult to comprehend. The larger the number the [...]

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  • Nov 20, 2017

    Paulina Pukytė

    A memorial to Jan Zwartendijk has been unveiled on the façade of 29 Laisvės Avenue, Kaunas, Lithuania. Jan Zwartendijk, Acting Dutch Consul in Kaunas in 1940, worked in this building. In July of 1940 [...]

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  • Nov 20, 2017
  • Nov 20, 2017

    Manca Bajec

    A miniature [monument] does something that a gigantic one cannot: it offers the possibility of possession but at the same time it seeks and captures attention in a different way. In its unthreatening form, [...]

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  • Nov 20, 2017

    Philip Miller

    There were around 34,000 Jews in Kaunas before the Holocaust. The language of Yiddish, spoken by the Jewish people of Europe was then a vibrant part of the sound world in [...]

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  • Nov 20, 2017

    Juozas Laivys

    A grey dot on a grey surface in Kaunas is the reincarnation of a work by Juozas Laivys entitled White Puck – White Dot, created in Minsk in 2002. (The artist continues not [...]

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  • Nov 17, 2017

    Dainius Liškevičius

    Freedom Avenue (Lith. Laisvės alėja) is the most important artery of Kaunas’ city centre. In 1919, on the occasion of Lithuania’s declaration of independence, it acquired the name of Freedom. Its [...]

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