Active Communities in Samogitia and Aukštaitija region (LT)

The second Lithuanian (and the last) study trip took place in Lithuania’s Samogitia (Klaipėda county) and Aukštaitija (the city of Molėtai) regions between June 26th and July 3rd 2012. The study trip was focused on two main themes – Youth Policy of Lithuania and the Houses of Culture. These two themes revealed how the term cultural animation is understood in Lithuania. We visited [...]. Read more

Samogitia and Aukštaitija – II LT Study Trip

The second Lithuanian (and the last) study trip took place in Lithuania’s Samogitia (Klaipėda county) and Aukštaitija (the city of Molėtai) regions between June 26th and July 3rd 2012. The study trip was focused on two main themes – Youth Policy of Lithuania and the Houses of Culture. These two themes revealed how the term cultural animation is understood in Lithuania. We visited [...]. Read more

Nida Art Colony

Nida Art Colony or NAC is a new subdivision of the Vilnius Academy of Arts. It is developed under the EEA and Norway Grants support. The project started in 2009. NAC was opened in March 2011.

The overall objective of the NAC project is to improve the quality of art and design education in Lithuania and to implement innovations in the field of art education by promoting international [...]. Read more

Wednesday 27th of June – photos and programme (LT)

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Klaipėda Culture Communication Centre

The mission of Klaipėda Culture Communication Center is to present the points at issue, tendencies, and process of creation of art to the society with the help of contemporary art forms and means. To develop and induce the relationship between the artist and the recipient of his art work with the help of up-to-date information methods and artistic forms, help the artists of the city [...]. Read more

Thursday 28th of June – photos and programme (LT)

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Žuvies akis (Fish Eye)

The group “Fish Eye” (“Zuvies akis”) was established in 2002, and joins young artists of Klaipėda city, representing different genres of art: design, choreography, modern dance, sculpture, art critics.
The name of the group is related to the character of group’s activities (openness to innovations, artistic experiments, energy and knowledge) as well as particularity of the city (the [...]. Read more

Friday 29th of June – photos and programme (LT)

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Saturday 30th of June – photos and programme (LT)

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Modestas Vitkus (Klaipėda city youth affairs coordinator)

Municipal youth affair coordinator works with the youth, with youth initiative groups and with youth organizations in different directions: employing leisure time, voluntary work, non-formal education, ensuring of youth participation in the local municipal administration. The youth affairs coordinator of the district, region, town or rural municipality plans and coordinates the work in [...]. Read more