Fresh from hosting the cafébabel team as part of our EU-in-Motion project, the team in Kaunas has earned its crown as the local team for the month of September.
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.
Test-tube apples, living bricks and croissants with wake-up call function – sounds like science fiction, right? But it’s not. With an eye on the Nobel Prize for Medicine, cafébabel presents to you Europe’s youngest boffins and their inventions.
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.
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.
Cultural, political insight & interdisciplinary excuses, why Europe is such as it is here in Kaunas and dreams about what it could become.