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Lithuanian Fair 2013


Lithuanian Fair 2012

Get ready for's happening again!

The 2012 LITHUANIAN FAIR is marking its 26th anniversary
as part of Los Angeles history!
So set your calendars, OCTOBER 6-7TH, 2012 for a weekend of Lithuanian
and our favorite Lithuanian FOOD & DRINKS


Lithuanian Fair 2011

Los Angeles Lithuanian Fair 2010

Los Angeles Lithuanian Fair (LT Days)

October 2 - 3, 2010

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

Los Angeles's Sister Cities Program celebration

Dear Friends,
 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
 5:30-10:00 p.m.

 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!

 Darius Udrys
 Chair, LA-Kaunas Sister Cities

Los Angeles Art Show 2010

The Los Angeles-Kaunas Sister Cities Committee
is pleased to present the work of
Lithuanian artist
Saule Piktys
at the
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.

Thurs - Sat, 11am - 8pm
Sunday, 11am - 5pm

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 Lietuvi┼│ 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

Study in Lithuania

 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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International Visitors Council of Los Angeles
3540 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 910
Los Angeles, California 90010

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
of Kill Bill and Kung Fu fame, astronaut Buzz Aldrin Disney
movie Camp Rock star Demi 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
Holiday Tradition!

What:  Hollywood Holiday Parade 2007

When: Sunday, November 30th, 2008. Parade starts at 5 p.m.

Where:  Hollywood

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"LOSS" Film screening

You are cordially invited to a special screening:

Maris Martinsons'


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


"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


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 or