The Lithuanian Fair is a yearly tradition that takes place in sunny Los Angeles, California on the first weekend of each October. Lithuanian culture, art, entertainment, refreshments and history are readily available. Each year new Lithuanian artisans of various media are featured, including: folk arts, woods, ceramics and sculptures. Lithuanian fashions, books, music, stamps, coins, medals and souvenirs are available. Whatever is your Lithuanian pleasure, it can certainly be found at the fair.
All traditional Lithuanian foods and drinks are available and enjoyed. The culture and entertainment portion of the fair presents a wide array of musical, singing, and dancing talent from around the world. In the past, singers and dancers of all ages from Lithuania, Canada, and various U.S. cities have graced the festival stage to share their ethnic pride and talents. Lithuanians worldwide have attended the fair and it has become the largest festival of Lithuanian culture outside of Lithuania.
St. Casimir’s Parish Grounds
2718 St. George Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Kaunas has been a Sister City of Los Angeles since 1991. It is one of
L.A.'s twenty-five Sister Cities--all part of a program dedicated to
promoting international relations, trade and cultural exchange.
To help further this goal, I am pleased to invite you to a celebration
of Los Angeles's Sister Cities Program at the Gilmore Adobe (nestled
within the Grove shopping complex) on Thursday, May 6th, from
Built in 1852, the Gilmore Adobe is one of the oldest structures in
Los Angeles. This celebration is a unique opportunity to see the
property and mingle with an international crowd representing more than
two dozen countries.
For more information about the event, please see the attached flier.
Tickets are $75 and will benefit the Los Angeles Sister Cities
Space is limited, so please don't wait and use the attached form to
order your tickets.
Let's show our support for this important program and ensure that
Lithuanians are well-represented!
Hope to see you there - iki pasimatymo!
Chair, LA-Kaunas Sister Cities
Los Angeles Art Show 2010
The Los Angeles-Kaunas Sister Cities Committee
is pleased to present the work of
15th Annual Los Angeles Art Show
Thursday - Sunday, January 21 - 24
The 15th Annual Los Angeles Art Show
Los Angeles Convention Center
West Hall A, 1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
The 15th Annual Los Angeles Art Show returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center and the vibrant, revitalized, downtown district. Join serious collectors and dedicated art enthusiasts in an exploration of painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, and video from over 110 galleries, both international and domestic. Discover a superlative collection of over 15,000 works from all genres and periods including Historical, Modern, and Contemporary at this internationally acclaimed event.
OPENING NIGHT GALA
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
2010 proceeds raise funds and awareness for two exceptional non-profits: the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), LACMA's Art Museum Council and its Prints & Drawings Council, and Inner-City Arts.
Los Angeles Lithuanian Fair 2009
2009 Los Angeles Lietuvių Dienos
Los Angeles Lithuanian Fair
Saturday October 3rd 2009
11:00 – 5:00pm
Sunday October 4th 2009
11:30 – 5:00pm
St. Casimir’s Church
2718 St. George Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Hi! Are you thinking about studying outside the USA? If yes, you are the one we invite to come to the presentation of the Lithuanian Higher Education system. The event will be held on 30th of May, 2009 at 12 p.m., at 2718 George St., Los Angeles.
During the event you will meet representatives of the Education Exchange Support Foundation, who will present the Lithuanian Higher Education: Universities and Colleges, grants for the Lithuanian (Baltic) studies and Lithuanian language and culture summer courses provided by the Lithuanian Government. Representatives of Kaunas Medicine University, Vytautas Magnus University and Lithuanian Academy of Physical Education will be present too and will gladly answer all your questions.
Study in Lithuania. Discover. Develop. Enjoy!
Creating Global Green Prosperity
Creating Global Green Prosperity
Thursday, February 19, 2009
1:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Join us for a discussion with distinguished international speakers committed to building a prosperous, socially conscious and sustainable future.
Invited Panelists include:
Romel Pascual, Acting Deputy Mayor of Energy and Environment for the City of Los Angeles. From 2001-2004, as the Assistant Secretary for Environmental Justice for California Environmental Protection Agency, he led the Agency's effort to develop the state's first environmental justice program.
Woodrow W. Clark II, Senior Fellow at the Milken Institute and lecturer in sustainable development at the University of California, Riverside. Clark is an author and co-editor on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, created by the United Nations that was named co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
Tine Hartmann Nielsen, Project Manager, Renewable Energy, CAT Science Park, Denmark. Nielsen is participating in the U.S. Department of State sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program on Alternative Energy.
Jim Hadden, Chief Operating Officer, Arup. Arup is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants providing a diverse range of professional services to clients around the world. Their projects adopt a holistic, green and comprehensive sustainability framework.
Rinaldo Veseliza AIA, Owner, Vesselizza Development LLC
Renato Romano, Executive Vice President, Global Green Partners. Romano established the European Business Council, Los Angeles, to promote trade between Southern California and member and aspiring member nations of the European Union. With the City of Beverly Hills, the council presents Green Days, an Environmental Expo and Sustainability Conference.
Honored guests are U.S. Department of State sponsored International Visitors
invited to Los Angeles to explore alternative energy and energy security solutions.
Denmark Dan BELUSA
Climate Change Campaigner
Lithuania Egidijus NORVAISA
Research Associate, Laboratory of Energy Systems Research
Lithuanian Energy Institute
Norway Magnus TAKVAM
Senior Political Commentator, Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK)
Poland Arkadiusz Ignacy MAJOCH
Deputy Director for Scientific Research
Institute for Fuels and Renewable Energy
Sweden Bjorn Jonas FROBERG
Environmental Business Reporter, Svenska Dagbladet newspaper
In partnership with the British American Business Council, Heildelberg Club, Kaunas Sister Cities, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and West Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
Click here to register for this FREE event
5750 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 100 (enter on Courtyard Place)
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Parking is available at the Goethe-Institut (maximum $18) or
two-hour street parking nearby on 8th Street or Curson Avenue.
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Hollywood Holiday Parade
Lithuanians in Hollywood Holiday Parade November 30th
Los Angeles Lithuanians will be featured on the Sister-Cities float,
representing Kaunas, sister-city of Los Angeles, in this year's
Hollywood Holiday Parade.
We'll be joined by marching bands, LA city officials, including good
friend of the Lithuanian Community, Councilman Tom LaBonge, David
Carradine of Kill Bill and Kung Fu fame, astronaut Buzz Aldrin Disney
Channel movie Camp Rock starDemi Lovato, comedic actor Fred Willard,
the inimitable Prince Frederic Von Anhalt, CSI: Miami star Eva La Rue
and many more.
Of course, Santa will also be there. Join us for this fun Hollywood
What: Hollywood Holiday Parade 2007
When: Sunday, November 30th, 2008. Parade starts at 5 p.m.
The Official Entry from Lithuania for Academy Award consideration
Best Foreign Language Film Screening:
Sunday, December 7th at 7:00pm
Harmony Gold Screening Room,
7655 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046
(at Stanley – between Fairfax & Gardner)
Q&A with Director Maris Martinsons and Producer Linda Krukle
(Running time 95-minutes)
Reception to follow
YOU MUST R.S.V.P. 818 954 8486 IN ORDER TO ATTEND
"challenging, satisfying Lithuanian drama"
"Mamontovas' brooding score fits the mood like a glove."- Eddie Cockrell, Variety
WINNER - Best Director & Best Music
Shanghai International Film Festival
FOR GOLDEN GLOBE & ACADEMY AWARD CONSIDERATION
Inspired by "Six Degrees of Separation," and Dostoevsky's line "the tears of that one tortured child," LOSS delves into the harsh realities of six people's lives whose destinies are brought together after a tragic accident that happened over two decades ago.
Released by Forum Cinemas, LOSS has become the no. 3 top grossing Lithuanian film in its country. Filmed in Lithuania and Ireland, LOSS is an ART&A Film Production co-produced with ARTeta and the Lithuanian Film Studios. Directed by International Award-winning filmmaker Maris Martinsons, the film stars an Award-winning cast including Kostas Smoriginas (recipient of the prestigious National Lithuanian Culture Award), Lithuanian Rock legend Andrius Momontovas, Valda Bickute, Dalia Micheleviciute, and popular national TV star Daiva Tamosiunaite-Budre.
LOSS is produced by Linda Krukle, Maris Martinsons, Zivile Gallego from a screenplay by Maris Martinsons, Raimondas Paskevicius and is executive produced by Ramunas Skikas and Violeta Kilsauskiene.
Additional information is available on the website at www.lossmovie.com or www.art-a.lt