Lithuania’s second-biggest metropolis Kaunas started 2022 with celebrations because the European Capital of Tradition. The Prime Minister of Lithuania, Ingrida Šimonytė, visited Kaunas to mark the event which put the town within the highlight of a celebrated initiative.
Speaking in regards to the event, Šimonytė acknowledged: “I’m satisfied that Kaunas metropolis and Kaunas district might be found not solely by the entire Europe, however that every one of us dwelling in Lithuania may also see and listen to Kaunas anew.”
The European Capitals of Tradition initiative has been operating since 1985. Throughout this time, virtually 60 cities in numerous international locations have been awarded the title of European Capital of Tradition. This title has enabled cities to attract consideration to themselves, each nationally and internationally, and implement socio-economic programmes by tradition.