Opening event - Lithuania: Culture programme

Lithuania Culture opening event

The Central Project Management Agency and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania are pleased to invite to the opening event of the Culture Programme.

During the opening event, the Culture Programme shall be presented, including an outline of the funding areas and special concerns, and an overview of the objectives and expected results.

The venue for this event is not a random selection. The restoration of this building and its adaptation for cultural and public needs were partly financed by the 2009-2014 EEA Grants. With this choice, the organisers with to emphasize not only long-term cooperation with the donor states, but also the continuity of activities and the sustainability of results.

13:00 - 13:30

  • Meeting of the participants

13:30 - 14:00

  • Welcome and opening of the event
    • Host of the event, Director of Lithuanian Art Museum A. Gelūnas
    • Vice Minister of Culture, R. Jaskelevičienė
    • Director of the Central Project Management Agency, Jaskelevičienė
    • Representative of the Financial Mecanism Office (tbc)

14:00 - 14:40

  • Presentation of the Culture Programme
    • Head of Strategic Decisions Support Group at the Ministry of Culture, E. Saudargaitė
    • Donor Programme Partners representatives, Vegard Berggård and Rannveig Gimse

14:40 - 16:00

  • Cultural cooperation: mobility of cultural services and products in the regions
    • Director of Lithuanian Art Museum, A. Gelūnas
  • State's approach to management and supervision of the cultural heritage
    • Representative of the Department of Cultural Heritage, A. Jomantas
  • Management of cultural heritage objects in Slovakia - a success story we want to repeat in Lithuania
    • Representative of the ProMonumenta project, Mgr. Branislav Rezník
  • Cultural entrepreneurship: investments in cultural heritage objects
    • Representative of Bistrampolis manor, R. Gudelis
  • Creative placemaning
    • Representative of Central Project Management Agency, E. Kaminskis

16:00 - 16:20

  • Summing up of the event

16:20 - 17:20

  • Excursion in Pakruojis synagogue and its surroundings, followed by a banquet