Lithuanian Culture Institute

Lithuania in Krakow: cultural season 2015

On the occasion of the 25 anniversary of the Restoration of the Independence of Lithuania, the Polish city of Krakow hosted a composite project coordinated by the Lithuanian Culture Institute entitled „Litwa w Krakowie: sezon kultury 2015″. Within this project and through collaboration with numerous partners from Lithuania and Poland, works by Čiurlionis and contemporary artists, theatre, classical music concerts, photography and other exhibitions, as well as literary events, were presented to Krakow residents and its guests from October until the end of January 2016. Lithuania participated in the Krakow book fair as a guest of honour, and Lithuanian writers and illustrators participated in the events programme of the Krakow book fair and The Conrad Literary Festival. It is the most comprehensive presentation of Lithuanian culture in Poland to date, which was held under the patronage of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania Šarūnas Birutis and the Minister of Culture and National Heritage of the Republic of Poland prof. Małgorzata Omilanowska.