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

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

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

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

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

Atviros erdvės jaunimo centras / Open space Youth Centre

Open space youth centre  is the place in Kaipėda city where youth can express themselves in various activities. This centre is working with unmotivated youth from problematic district of Klaipėda city. How this youth centre works? Youth gathers in one place and spends time with their fellows they can organize for themselves various projects, activities and celebrations, they can consult [...]. Read more

Klaipeda Association of Youth Organizations “Apskritasis Stalas” (KLAS) (“Round table”)

Klaipeda Association of Youth Organisations “Apskritasis stalas” (KLAS) was founded in 9 October 1998. KLAS unites 25 youth and with youth working organizations, forms and realizes youth policy in Klaipeda city. KLAS also coordinates the activities of youth organizations, provide them important information, various services, conducts training for leaders of youth organizations on [...]. Read more

The Cultural Center of Kretinga

The cultural center of Kretinga region was founded in
1972. On 8th April, 2005, the Cultural Center of Kretinga region officially registered its name in Register of Legal Entities. The Cultural Center is located in a building area of 3255 square meters. The center has five halls – the grand hall (514 seats), hall of theater-studio “Atžalynas” (50 seats), two exhibition halls (173 sq. m [...]. Read more

625 year anniversary of the city Moletai

Throughout the year there has been a variety of Molėtai birthday events – from conferences to sport events or exhibitions. Town festival culminated in June 29 – July 1. It is expected that it will be massive East Highland Summer Festival, which will see a series of events and lots of guests who visit.

http://moletai.lt/

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Living Library

Living Library is method of informal education, encouranging social awareness, tolerance and respect for human rights. Living library consists of Living books, librarians and readers.

Living Books are people from vulnerable social groups, experiencing discrimination or stereotypes in society. Living books have a lot to say about discrimination, social inequality, answer a lot of deep [...]. Read more