Stories

2020 September 29

Daiva IVANAUSKAITĖ

After World War II, many German children of East Prussia fled to Lithuania to escape starvation. They are called “wolf children.” Aunty Inga is one of […]
2020 September 29

Dalia BIELIŪNAITĖ

These three Tartar dead, it turns out, got awakened earlier today, when the works began to remove the cemetery from Ramybės park.
2020 September 29

Rūta Vyžintaitė-Lajienė

Life isn’t growing in the right direction. Through a hole in the coarse fabric I watch: the river Nemunas wipe away its tears with a bridge
2020 September 29

Lara Lempertienė on Lea Goldberg

Lea Goldberg, whose family hails from Lithuania, is one of the best-known Jewish poets in the world, but quite paradoxically, she is little known in her […]
2020 September 29

Viktoras Bachmetjevas on Emmanuel Lévinas

Emmanuel Lévinas (1906–1995) is one of the most striking figures of the 20th century in French philosophy, and in moral philosophy in general.
2020 September 29

Bal MAKHSHOVES

If all the buildings now being renovated were able to speak it would be impossible to bear.
2019 September 17

Rosian Bagriansky

Once upon a time there was a girl smiling in a meadow in Kulautuva… Her name was Rosian Bagriansky (Zerner).
2019 September 17

Helene Holzman

Once upon a time, during the World War 2, there was a secret group of “angels” operating in Kaunas, mostly women: Lithuanians, Russians and Germans.
2019 September 17

Henry Parland

Once upon a time in Kaunas. On 6th May 1929, one of the most dramatic moments of the interwar period happened: assassination of Prime Minister Augustinas […]
2019 September 10

Nelli Mažitova

At the edge of Ramybės Park, there is a white haven for Muslim Kaunasians and city guests: the remarkable Kaunas Mosque, located on Totorių street…
2019 September 10

Konstantin Pankrašov

Kaunas city guests are greeted by the marvelous vaults of the Kaunas Orthodox Church, located in the Southern part of Ramybės Park…