Lithuania in the News
6th August, 2006
|The Biggest Ever Meeting of UNESCO World Heritage Committee Convened in Lithuania|
President Valdas Adamkus
greets UNESCO General Director Koichiro Matsuura
Concerts of the Pažaislis
Summer Festival are held at
the Pažaislis monastery.
Photo courtesy Lithuanian
The delegates had the opportunity to visit many places of interest in Lithuania and to attend numerous cultural events and functions, some of which had been specially organized for the occasion - Vilnius Baroque, Historical Maps and Flags of Lithuania, Lithuanian Cross Craftsmanship, to mention just a few.
Photos - courtesy President of Lithuania website and 30th UNESCO World Heritage Committee website.
Further information: "Lietuvos Žinios" www.lzinios.lt 10/07/06, 14/07/06 www.30whc.org