Posts tagged as award

National film award ‘Lielais Kristaps’ viewer vote begins

Thursday, October 22, 2020

October 22, Latvian National film award Lielais Kristaps  viewer’s choice award vote has begun on LSM. The vote is open until November 12 midnight. Voting is possible once a day. Thirteen films are in contention for the viewer’s choice award this year: You can vote for your favorite and view trailers  here on LSM. More information about Lielais Kristaps award is available at the  official website   (Latvian only). LSM.LV

Lithuania’s former president receives Poland’s Kaczyński award

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Lithuania’s former president Valdas Adamkus has been presented with the Polish Lech Kaczyński Prometheus Award for his efforts to further regional cooperation. Adamkus accepted the award on Tuesday in Vilnius from the hands of Poland’s former foreign minister Anna Fotyga. Adamkus, who was Lithuania’s president from 1998 to 2009, said he was very glad and moved to receive the award. “I am very glad as it’s always nice to meet…

Ed-TechEvolution award winners announced

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The international acceleration program Ed-Tech Evolution, which brought togetherinnovators and investors from the Nordic and Baltic regions ended with Demo Day on Friday, June 19 when eleven best participants, selected by the jury, presented their start-up ideas in a bid to win prizes contributed by sponsors. The Strategic Consulting Award was given to Homestudy, a company focused on teacher support while prizes also went to Gimi, which develops a financial and educational application…

Lithuania awards former Pentagon chief James Mattis

Monday, February 17, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda awarded 34 Lithuanian and foreign nationals for their merits to Lithuania on Sunday during Independence Restoration Day. The former US Defence Secretary James Mattis was awarded an Officer’s Cross for Merits to Lithuania. He was commended for consolidating US and NATO commitments in Lithuania and for the strategic bilateral defence cooperation.  Read more:  Trump, Putin congratulate Lithuania on Independence Restoration Day    Thirty-four people were awarded…

Lithuanian ad campaign wins international award

Thursday, November 7, 2019

The sassy Vilnius tourism marketing campaign – which designated the Lithuanian capital as the G-spot of Europe – has been named the best ad at the International Travel & Tourism Awards. “International tourism marketing is a highly competitive field where few manage to stand out. In order to attract tourists, the world’s cities work for years and dedicate huge resources,” Inga Romanovskienė, the head of the municipal tourism and business…

Lithuanian PM proposes top state award to Poland’s controversial leader Kaczyński

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has proposed awarding a top state award to Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s conservative Law and Justice party. The Lithuanian Cabinet endorsed the proposal on Wednesday, four days before the general election in Poland. The final decision on awarding the Grand Cross of the Order of Vytautas the Great to Kaczyński will be made by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda. Skvernelis proposed conferring Lithuania’s third…

European Car of the Year 2019: Jaguar’s all-electric I-Pace model wins prestigious prize

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Jaguar has today scooped the prestigious European Car of the Year award. The British manufacturer’s first all-electric car — called the I-Pace — was crowned Europe’s best ahead of this week’s Geneva International Motor Show. It triumphed over six other finalists including the Ford Focus, the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, and the Peugeot 508. Ian Callum, director of design at Jaguar, said: “This is a great honour, not only because it’s an…

Ballon d’Or winner revealed as Ronaldo makes top three but Messi misses out

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo Ballon d’Or duopoly is no more after Luka Modric won the award for the first time in Paris on Monday. Messi and Ronaldo have pretty much taken winning the coveted trophy in turns for the past 10 years, but Modric was named the Golden Ball winner this season. Real Madrid star Modric enjoyed a sensational season in which he won the Champions League with Los Blancos – their fourth European…