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Exhibition on Lithuania’s diplomacy to open on 5 September in Kaunas

Danuta Pavilenene, BC, Vilnius, 04.09.2008.Print version
An exhibition called White Gloves: Official and Unofficial Diplomacy in Kaunas in 1918-1940 will open at the historical Office of the President in Kaunas on 5 September, 2008, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania announced.

The objective of the exhibition reflects official activities of diplomats: intergovernmental agreements, photos of the ceremonies of presentation of credentials, official meetings and state celebrations, writes ELTA.


The exposition in two halls of the historical Office of the President is dedicated to Lithuanian diplomatic missions abroad, to the activity of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania in 1918–1940 and to the chief of Lithuanian diplomacy – Stasys Lozoraitis.


Photos of receptions and hunts that were organised during the unofficial meetings of high-ranking officials, cartoons, printings with funny stories, and some recollections about informal events are also to be on display at the exhibition.


The exhibition will open the doors to all the interests from 5 September this year till 5 July 2009.


Sponsors of the exhibition are: Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kaunas City Municipality, Sport and Culture Support Foundation, the Embassies of Italy and of the Republic of Poland, Centre of French Culture. The exhibition was organised also in cooperation with the British Embassy and the German Embassy.

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