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Famous Lithuanian poet Navakas passes away

Monday, February 17, 2020

Famous Lithuanian poet Kėstutis Navakas died on Sunday at the age of 55. President Gitanas Nausėda extended his condolences to the family, saying that “the writer’s voice was relevant and outstanding in the literature of an independent Lithuania”. Navakas actively wrote poems, essays and opinion pieces, and also introduced Lithuanian readers to the creations of famous German poets, as well as contributed to the publication of many literary works. Navarkas…

Conductor Mariss Jansons died

Monday, December 2, 2019

At the age of 76, the outstanding orchestral conductor Mariss Jansons has passed away, reported Latvian Radio 3 “Klasika” December 1, following foreign media reports that Jansons passed away on November 30 at his home in St. Petersburg. Jansons had been suffering from heart disease and had limited his appearances during the last year as a result. In October 2019, after a six-month hiatus, maestro Mariss Jansons returned to the conductor’s podium with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra.…

Cleaning up Mt. Everest: 11 tonnes of waste and 4 bodies found

Saturday, June 8, 2019

In a special expedition organized by the Nepalese government four unidentified bodies were found and more than 11 tonnes of waste was collected from Mount Everest, news agency AP reports. During the expedition that lasted 45 days, participants collected food packages, cans, bottles and empty air tanks, as reported by Nepalese Tourism Department official Danduraj Ghimire. Part of the waste was handed over for recycling. Ghimire notes that cleaning Mount…

The soldier died during the exercise: the KAM and the President mean compassion

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

“The leadership of the Lithuanian Ministry of National Defense and Armed Forces expresses its deepest sympathy to Sergeant Sergeant Arvydas Burbe (born in 1966), who served in the Logistics Battalion of Grand Duke Vytenis, who died during the exercise, and friends of the service,” the report said. The soldier felt hard through field tactical training at the Gaižiūnii landfill and the company’s nurses were quickly taken to a hospital in…