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Winners of Lithuanian National Culture and Arts Prize announced

BC, Vilnius, 06.12.2018.Print version

Six winners of this year's Lithuanian National Culture and Arts Prize were announced in Vilnius on Thursday. 

The winners are conductor Mirga Grazinyte, writers Marius Ivaskevicius and Vytautas Martinkus, film cameraman Audrius Kemezys, actor Darius Meskauskas, and visual art creator Arturas Raila, Viktorija Daujotyte-Pakeriene, chairwoman of the prize commission, announced in a ceremony at the Culture Ministry. 

The prize is awarded annually to up to six individuals or groups for their achievements in culture and arts. Each of them receives 30,400 euros.

The winners will be presented with their awards on February 16, when Lithuania will mark the Day of Restoration of State.

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