“Meet a local online” – a platform to support expats in Vilnius during quarantine
Current situation is uneasy to everyone. However, expats living in Vilnius who do not speak Lithuanian face a separate set of challenges. To make sure that everyone stays informed and well-integrated “Go Vilnius” launched the “Meet a Local Online” initiative.
The purpose of this platform is to assist the expats with the following issues:
1) translating/interpreting communication with public authorities on COVID-19 related issues
Revolution in Vilnius Old Town: no more transit and 4 streets freed up for pedestrians
Vilnius continues taking advantage of the opportunities offered by quarantine: the idea of freedom for outdoor cafes is followed by a new and an even stronger concept of freedom for the Old Town -... ❯❯❯
The capital of Lithuania, which is located 3 hours away from the seashore, brings the locals and tourists an experience of a real seaside resort, opening a sandy beach in the heart of the city.
June 23rd, 2020. "If people of Vilnius cannot go to the sea, then the sea will come to Vilnius," -... ❯❯❯
Vilnius has offered a possibility to buy special memorial benches in the city, which can be a great graduation gift from a class, a surprise for a married couple, a gratitude or a commemoration of a noble mission, which the Lithuanian Multiple Sclerosis Union (LMSU) did today. The first bench... ❯❯❯
On the eve of the Day of Restoration of the Independence of Georgia, Vilnius traditionally congratulates its friends – tonight the White (Baltasis) and the Žvėryno bridges are illuminated in the colours of the national flag of Georgia. This year, Georgians are celebrating the 102nd... ❯❯❯
As the Lithuanian government is moving ahead with quarantine easening, free food support to the most vulnerable people is replaced by reusable face masks. Lonely seniors, the disabled and others Vilnius residents at risk, little by little start moving around the city, supermarkets,... ❯❯❯
Late yesterday evening, Vilnius showed its support for the American nation, who are fighting the severe consequences of the coronavirus pandemic, by displaying a video projection of the US flag on the Town Hall façade. COVID-19 has already claimed more than 92,000 victims in the USA, with as many... ❯❯❯