EU-in-Motion: Kaunas

  • Marriage in Lithuania: Dangerous Liaisons

    By on Oct. 1, 2014

    Lithuania is resisting the rising unpopularity of marriage a bit more compared to other countries in Europe. A tenacity that has been carefully held by the quite influential church who suffers at the idea of sacrificing its main institution on the altar of 'new social tendencies'. An interview between Vilnius, Kaunas and an imbroglio of rebellious weddings.  

  • Šypsosi! Smiles from Lithuania

    By on Sept. 24, 2014

    We delve into the Kaunas Disabled Youth Day Centre which every day hosts dozens of kids who are living with physical, mental or complex disabilities. The centre, founded in 1997, aims to promote the social inclusion of disabled people who have passed the threshold of adulthood. We present a gallery.

  • Lithuania: Behind the scenes preparations for the euro

    By on Sept. 20, 2014

    The ex-Baltic tiger will join the Frankfurt-based banking arena on January 1st, 2015. How are Lithuania's preparations for joining the eurozone unfolding? How are citizens reacting to this new currency? Cafébabel went on the ground to gain a better understanding of the preparations.