Posts published in Day: June 21, 2020

Coronavirus update: six news cases, including a teacher

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Six new cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed in Lithuania on Saturday and Sunday, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Four of the new cases were registered in Vilnius District, and another two in Šiauliai District in northern Lithuania. Two of the six new cases involved family members of a person who had recently returned from Russia. A teacher was also among the new cases, but had worked remotely…

Short stories of Lithuanian art. Algirdas Šeškus – video

Sunday, June 21, 2020

LRT and MO Museum bring you a series of videos presenting 20 key Lithuanian artists of the 20th century.  Algirdas Šeškus (born 1945)  The 1980s saw the rise of a new generation of photo artists. It included Algirdas Šeškus who established a different approach in the art of photography. Šeškus, alongside his fellows Alfonsas Budvytis, Remigijus Pačėsa and Vytautas Balčytis, represented an alternative to the ideals espoused by the Lithuanian…

No new cases, no new deaths from COVID-19 on Sunday

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Latvia recorded no new cases of COVID-19 on June 21, with the total number of cases remaining on 1,111 Sunday.  No fatalities were recorded either, with the death toll remaining on 30. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,294 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period.  In total 137,861 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 903 patients have recovered. Nine patients are in hospital, eight of whom have moderate symptoms of the…

Baltics by camper van: key routes across Lithuania

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Lithuania Travel, the country’s tourism promotion agency, has put together four routes to explore by camper van, with accommodation and eating facilities for everyone’s comfort. Travelling by camper van is getting increasingly popular in Lithuania, which has been named one of 20 safest destinations this season by Best European Destinations. Interestingly, 48 percent of all travelers are foreign visitors, with tourists from Germany, Finland and the Netherlands the most frequent…