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Book Launch of the book “Only Eleven Came Back“ by Stasys Jameikis
June 2018

St.John's Feast Day (Joninės)
June 2018

Baltic Artists in Australia
May-June 2018

Baltic Artists in Australia - Celebrating 100 Years

Vaclovas Ratas - Emu
“Baltic Artists in Australia - Celebrating 100 Years” is a retrospective group exhibition of artists living and working in Australia, with origins from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

2018 marks 100 years since all three Baltic countries - Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania - first declared their independence. These have been rather eventful 100 years and unfortunately following the World War II all three countries were occupied for several decades. During the war, many people escaped its horrors and afterward the pressures of an occupied society in search of freedom and peaceful life. By now a third generation has grown up calling Australia their home, with origins from one of the Baltic countries.

The exhibition is showcasing works by selected artists with Baltic origins with different backgrounds: some may have fled their country during World War II as children or youths, others being descendants of Baltic origin or moved here in more recent times. Over decades they have integrated into Australian society and many have made significant impact on Australian culture.

The selection of venue - Fountain Court of NSW Parliament - is also a meaningful choice for the exhibition as it was designed by an architect of Latvian origin, Andrew Andersons.

The exhibition will be open for public viewing:

Tuesday 29 May - Thursday 28 June 2018
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Fountain Court, NSW Parliament House

Further Information:
NSW Government -

City of Sydney, What’s On -

Sydney, Destination NSW -
Honouring Lithuanian Bronius (Bob) Šredersas
May 2018

Click here to watch the video

The Gallery address:
Wollongong Art Gallery
Corner Kembla & Burelli Streets
Phone: (02) 4227 8500

"Lithuanian Papers" latest issue is on-line
December 2017

The same new email address now applies to the Lithuanian Papers magazine and to the Lithuanian Studies Society at the University of Tasmania. It is as follows:

The previous email addresses ( and have been stolen by unknown culprits and no longer apply to the Lithuanians in Tasmania.

Catholic Mass for Sydney Lithuanians
May 2017

Sydney Lithuanian Children’s Club - School
January 2017

The Sydney Lithuanian Children’s Club School (Vaikų Klubas) has started a new trimester for 2017 from January 17, 2017

Sydney Lithuanian Children’s Club - School

It meets every
Sunday, 10am to 12noon at
Sydney Lithuanian Club, 16 - 20 Meredith Street, Bankstown

For more information, please contact
Raimonda Kniukštė:
Email -

Talka is better than the bank... any bank!
March 2015

V.Patašius Lithuanian Studies Scholarship
June 2011

V.Patašius Lithuanian Studies Scholarship

The University of Tasmania has established this scholarship as a result of a bequest of $8,000 by Mrs. Ona Maksvytis in memory of Vytas Patašius, who passed away a year ago on June 16, 2010.

It is hoped other persons and Lithuanian organisations will also contribute to this fund.

For further information, please write to

LSS, PO Box 777, Sandy Bay, 7006 Tasmania, Australia
or email

Also please see on this website – In Memoriam – June 19, 2011, Vytautas Jonas Patašius

8th June 2006


An FLB and ALC-Sydney Inc. Initiative
The spectacular "Žuvėdra", Lithuanian Klaipėda University dancesport formation, five times World and five times European Latin-American dancesport champions, present two hours of enjoyable dance on this DVD.
Celebrating 40 years under "Žuvėdra’s" outstanding tutors, Profs. Skaistutė and Romaldas Idzelevičius

By buying the "Žuvėdra" DVD for $25,
to enjoy on your own TV,you are supporting Lithuania’s future dancesport champions, and keeping Lithuania in the spotlight!

To reserve your "Žuvėdra" DVD please phone or email,
Ramona Ratas - Tel: (02) 4333 6241, Mobile: 0412062753, or
Email: or

Click here for the Order Form for your "Žuvėdra" DVD,

For Australian orders, cheques or money orders for $25(AUS),
should be made out in the name of FLB (Friends of Lithuanian Ballet), then posted to:

Ramona Ratas, FLB,
c/- Australian Lithuanian Community-Sydney Inc
PO Box 374 EPPING NSW 1710

For overseas orders, please email us for instructions.