Nurturing of Lithuanian identity
LINGUA LITUANICA institute in order to implement it‘s vision, – to become language teaching and Lithuanian cultural representation institute in Lithuania and the world – not only teaches Lithuanian language, but also introduce students with Lithuania and it‘s culture. Our objective to help Lithuanians and Lithuanian emigrants to preserve their mother tongue and national identity and for foreigners – to help with their integration and introduce them to Lithuanian culture. We organize various cultural events, creative workshops and support a variety of initiatives.
Information about LINGUA LITUANICA cultural events you can find here.
THE MOST LITERATE MOTHER
Every year in the University of Šiauliai is held the competition of Lithuanian language dictation. LINGUA LITUANICA institute sets up a prize for the most literate mother.
IN GRODNO WAS IMMORTALIZED LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE PATRIARCH JONAS JABLONSKIS
Language and Culture Institute supported initiative for the memoriam of Jonas Jablonskis. On 19 November, 2014, prof. dr. Irena Kruopienė (the director of LINGUA LITUANICA institute) was invited of Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Grodno to attend the ceremony for a memorial plaque to Jonas Jablonskis unveiling.
ELECTIONS OF „KALBOS GRYNUOLIS"
LRT already for eight years elects „Kalbos grynuolis“. LINGUA LITUANICA institute director prof. dr. Irena Kruopienė is a member of the competent commission of language specialists.
LANGUAGES WITHOUT BORDERS
On 14-16 September, 2012, LINGUA LITUANICA together with helpers - Lithuanian Language Society, LEU Lithuanian Philology Faculty students (doc. dr. Lina Murinienė), M. Daukša high school young guitarists (Svetlana Kirkilienė) and young creators club ‘‘Strėlė‘‘ (Daina Balčienė) – has participated in the Nations fair program of 2012 Language without borders. In this fair Lithuanian language has attracted an unusually large and sincere attention.
BOOKS FOR CHILDREN OF DIEVENISKĖS REGION
On August of 2012 the Lithuanian Language Society together with the Lithuanian Language Institute, the Lithuanian National Library of Martynas Mažvydas, Language and Culture Institute LINGUA LITUANICA and the Science and Encyclopaedia center organized a campaign "Books for children of Dieveniškės region." During this campaign the collected books were delivered to Dieveniškės and sociocultural, linguistic and ethno-cultural heritage research expedition was organized.
MEETING OF WORLD LITHUANIAN YOUTH
LINGUA LITUANICA attended the meeting of World Lithuanian Youth in 2012.
ESSAY CONTEST "MY LITHUANIA"
On October of 2011 LINGUA LITUANICA organized the essay contest My Lithuania. The aim of the competition was to help to save the love of the mother tongue, land and nurture the national identity. Essays were received from fifteen different countries.
We thank all of the participants and sponsors of the contest: Lithuanian embassies abroad and Lithuanian communities.
BOOK HOUSE IN KAUNAS
Language and Culture Institute contributed in the project initiated by Vytautas Magnus university students of the public communication. It was the first Little Free Library BOOK HOUSE opening in Lithuania, which was held on 16 February of 2015.