Stories

2020-09-29

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 […]
2020-09-29

Dalia BIELIŪNAITĖ

These three Tartar dead, it turns out, got awakened earlier today, when the works began to remove the cemetery from Ramybės park.
2020-09-29

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
2020-09-29

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 […]
2020-09-29

Bal MAKHSHOVES

If all the buildings now being renovated were able to speak it would be impossible to bear.
2019-09-17

Rosian Bagriansky

Once upon a time there was a girl smiling in a meadow in Kulautuva… Her name was Rosian Bagriansky (Zerner).
2019-09-17

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.
2019-09-17

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 […]
2019-09-10

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…
2019-09-10

Konstantin Pankrašov

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