On November 26-27, 2018, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania together with the Lithuanian Honorary Consulate in Iran and in partnership with the Turkish Airlines held in Tehran the Lithuania in Focus event to address tourism, culture and student exchanges opportunities for both countries. The Lithuania in Focus event was organized on the occasion of the 100 year anniversary of Lithuania‘s restored Independence and to mark the 25th anniversary of Lithuania – Iran diplomatic relations.
On June 6 in Istanbul winners of the student drawing competition “Amber Way: From the Bosphorus to the Baltics” were announced. The First Prize winners in all three age group categories will travel this summer to Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn.
On May 12, 2018 on the occasion of the Centenary of the Proclamation of the Independence of the Baltic States the Embassy of Estonia, the Embassy of Latvia and the Embassy of Lithuania in cooperation with the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra organized a festive concert at Bilkent University Concert Hall in Ankara. Estonian conductor Anu Tali will oversee the concert under the name „Baltic 100“ with solo performances by Latvian pianist Lauma Skride, Lithuanian accordeon player Martynas Levickis and pianist Gabrielius Alekna.
On the occasion of the 98th Anniversary of April 23rd National Sovereignty and Children’s Day in Turkey, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania is extending warm greetings to all its Turkish partners and friends. To commemorate the Turkish National Sovereignty and Children’s day, the Ambassador of Lithuania Audrius Brūzga and Embassy Staff members paid a visit to Anıtkabir, the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and the first President of the Republic of Turkey.
On April 14th, the opening of the tulip composition depicting the historical Columns of Gediminas took place at Emirgan Park, Istanbul. The tulip composition of the Columns of Gediminas is a part of the famous Istanbul Tulip Festival.
On February 16th, on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of Restoration of the State of Lithuania the Embassy of Lithuania in Turkey hosted a reception in Ankara. Minister of Economy of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Mr Nihat Zeybekci, as well as members of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, state officials, representatives of science, culture and business, foreign diplomats, international and Lithuanian communities took part in the event.