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Culture Is the ‘Perfect weapon’ Against Xenophobia and Other Prejudices Says Schinas, Vice President of the European Commission

Culture Is the ‘Perfect weapon’ Against Xenophobia and Other Prejudices Says Schinas, Vice President of the European Commission

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DUBAI, 23 October 2021 – Culture has a unique role in battling ideologies and prejudices that foster hate and division, particularly in times of crisis and uncertainty, such as the pandemic, said Margaritis Schinas, Vice President of the European Commission, holding the Commission’s portfolio for ‘Promoting our European way of Life’, on Saturday. "Culture, music,
Creativity and Ambition Makes the best Recipe to Ensure Long-Term Economic Growth

Creativity and Ambition Makes the best Recipe to Ensure Long-Term Economic Growth

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1 December this year marks the 50th anniversary since date of revocation of the treaty of protectorate with the United Kingdom, establishing the United Arab Emirates as an independent state. In only 50 years the former poor territory in the Persian Gulf, referred to as the Pirate Coast, has grown into a prospering economy with
Remarks by Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė at business Forum Opening Ceremony

Remarks by Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė at business Forum Opening Ceremony

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22 October 2021, Al Wasl Plaza, Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE Your Highness Vice-President, Ministers, business Forum Participants, Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Congratulations to the organisers of EXPO 2020! This impressive event brings together government representatives, business leaders, and accomplished researchers from all around the globe. It allows us to share our ideas, learn from each
Remarks by Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė at the Official Opening Ceremony of the Lithuanian national Day at EXPO 2020

Remarks by Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė at the Official Opening Ceremony of the Lithuanian national Day at EXPO 2020

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22 October 2021, Al Wasl Plaza, Expo 2020 Dubai, UAE Your Highness, Your Excellences, Honorable Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is, indeed, a great honor for me to open the National Day of Lithuania at World EXPO in Dubai. I am happy to be in the United Arab Emirates – the global centre of business,
Lithuania Celebrates it’s Expo 2020 national Day with opera and Jazz

Lithuania Celebrates it’s Expo 2020 national Day with opera and Jazz

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Dubai, 22 October 2021 – Lithuania celebrates its national Day at Expo 2020 today with an impressive line-up of cultural and entertainment activities – including jazz, opera and a gala concert on Expo’s Jubilee Stage. His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai,
Lithuanian flag has been raised next to our country’s pavilion in “EXPO 2020”

Lithuanian flag has been raised next to our country’s pavilion in “EXPO 2020”

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The flag of our country was raised next to the Lithuanian pavilion at the world exhibition “EXPO 2020”, which will start in Dubai in five months. According to Romas Jankauskas, General Commissioner of the Lithuanian Exposition and the Head of the EXPO Division of the Ministry of Environment, the symbolic ribbon-cutting and flag-raising ceremony was
Lithuanian pavilion is hiring guides-translators to work in Dubai: the advantage is to know Arabic

Lithuanian pavilion is hiring guides-translators to work in Dubai: the advantage is to know Arabic

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The Ministry of Environment, together with the Lithuanian Exhibition and Congress Center LITEXPO, has started selection of future staff guides-translators for the Lithuanian pavilion at the world exhibition “EXPO 2020”. Applicants must have a higher education and an excellent command of English. Knowledge of Arabic is an advantage. Other skills like: experience in translating during
Opera, string quartet or dance theatre – Lithuanian ministries will decide who will travel to “EXPO 2020”

Opera, string quartet or dance theatre – Lithuanian ministries will decide who will travel to “EXPO 2020”

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The inter-institutional coordination commission of Lithuania's preparation for participation in “EXPO 2020”, formed by the order of the Minister of the Environment, is starting discussions on which groups and performers could go to the exhibition to present the art of our country. One of the most ambitious proposals was submitted by the producer and founder
Terms and conditions for the commerce partner have been announced

Terms and conditions for the commerce partner have been announced

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The Ministry of Environment is reopening selection of the commerce partner, which will become a host of the café and souvenir shop operating in the Lithuanian pavilion in Dubai during the world exhibition “EXPO 2020”. Selected operator will be responsible for performance of café-bar and trade of Lithuanian products (souvenirs) in the pavilion, during the
What Lithuanian souvenirs will travel to Dubai: wooden spoons or amber necklaces?

What Lithuanian souvenirs will travel to Dubai: wooden spoons or amber necklaces?

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The Ministry of Environment intends to announce the selection of companies with which it will cooperate in presenting Lithuanian cuisine and souvenirs during the world exhibition “EXPO 2020”. The installation work continues in the Lithuanian pavilion, which will aim to represent our country during this world class event. The winning companies will host visitors in
Construction of Lithuanian pavilion in Dubai is going to an end

Construction of Lithuanian pavilion in Dubai is going to an end

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At the world exhibition “EXPO 2020”, which will take place in Dubai from October 1st, construction of Lithuanian pavilion in going to an end. Its installation work is currently being completed. The Ministry of Environment, which is responsible for our country's performance in Dubai, has been preparing for this exhibition for three years now. "The
One year to go to EXPO 2020 Dubai
One year to go to EXPO 2020 Dubai

One year to go to EXPO 2020 Dubai

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As the coronavirus was spreading all over the world and quarantine was closing state borders, Romas Jankauskas, Commissioner General of the Lithuanian section, made it out of Dubai on 11 March and the processes have halted, but not stopped. Before the legal arrangements regarding the postponement of the exhibition were made (in April-May, the postponement
SoliTek solar power plant is on its way to the Lithuanian pavilion in Dubai

SoliTek solar power plant is on its way to the Lithuanian pavilion in Dubai

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The Lithuanian pavilion at EXPO 2020 Dubai is taking shape. Its openwork carcass made of wooden constructions is already standing. As construction work is progressing quite rapidly, the SoliTek solar power plant system, which is considered to be the main feature of this building, was dispatched to the exhibition. With the help of UAE solar
Greatest EXPO 2020 Value: Brightest Minds of the World and Brand-New Ideas

Greatest EXPO 2020 Value: Brightest Minds of the World and Brand-New Ideas

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The global Covi-19 pandemic postponed the World EXPO 2020 Dubai for a year. The event, carrying the flag of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’, will take place from October 2021 to 31 March 2022. This one-year break is neither a retreat or stalling. The brightest minds, visionaries and innovators of our planet are already gathering