Vilnius (Lithuanian pronunciation:[ˈvʲɪlʲnʲʊs]; Polish: Wilno, see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 542,664 as of 2015. Vilnius is located in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the second largest city in the Baltic states.
Vilnius is classified as a Gamma global city according to GaWC studies, and is known for the architecture in its Old Town, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Its Jewish influence until the 20th century has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lithuania" and Napoleon named it "the Jerusalem of the North" as he was passing through in 1812. In 2009, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture, together with the Austrian city of Linz.
“The turbine is stopped ... During the weekend ceremony opening the plant, Lukashenko said the project “will serve as an impetus for attracting the most advanced technologies to the country, and innovative directions in science and education.”.Lithuania long opposed the plant, located about 25 miles southeast of its capital, Vilnius ... .
VILNIUS, Sept ... Ministers discussed the pandemic management measures, signed an agreement to strengthen strategic transport and energy infrastructure projects, and exchanged their knowledge in education, according to a press release from the Lithuanian government.
... of disadvantaged Lithuanian orphans and children in the Vilnius region as well as for charitable work in Zelva village, including “a trade school, teacher training or seminary, financial assistance for needy students with above average grades, and senior citizens.”.
... the education of disadvantaged Lithuanian orphans and children in the Vilnius region as well as for charitable work in Zelva village, including “a trade school, teacher training or seminary, financial assistance for needy students with above average grades, and senior citizens.”.
Vilnius... "With the winter travel season well under way, the Aviation security officers at Vilnius Airport opted for an unusual take on the Christmas classic, aiming to send an educational message on the importance of aviation security," Lithuanian Airports wrote on LinkedIn.
We all want a unique Christmas tree but what Vilnius airport has set up this year is something that has a strong message too. The Aviation security officers at Vilnius Airport’s unusual take on the classic Christmas tree, aims at sending an educational message on the importance of aviation security.
VilniusAirport in Lithuania may have just created the least festive Christmas tree of all time – comprised of knives, bullets, scissors, lighters and blades ... “The aim is to send an educational message on the importance of aviation security,” a spokesperson from Vilnius Airport told the BBC.
Gilbert credits her grandmother with piquing her interest in educating others about the Holocaust... As an adult, she became an educator and started searching for stories of people, particularly strong women, who resisted