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Lithuania’s Independence Restoration Day

This year, we celebrate Lithuania's Independence Restoration Day having a lot of opportunities to contribute to the creation of the state. Voters have already elected new municipal councils, while preparations for upcoming referendums, elections to the European Parliament and the President of the Republic of Lithuania are still going on. However, civic participation deals not only with voting in elections, but also with our daily activities, creation and sharing of ideas. On the festive day, the Centre for Civil Education invites everyone to get some inspiration for the future from those, who have created and are still creating Lithuania!

On March 11th we invite you to participate in:

11.30 / 13.00 / 14.30 / 16.00 // Get ideas for the future visions from the past! The 45-minute exhibition "Unforgettable Futures: Visions for Lithuania’s Centenary" presents unexpected and surprising ideas created during the interwar, the occupation period and in nowadays Lithuania. We kindly offer to register in advance here.

13.30 / 15.30 // Discover the undiscovered part of the exhibition! There are several hundreds of graphic codes in the Centre for Civil Education. To go through all of them, you should spend almost 24 hours here. On March 11th, the guides of the Centre for Civil Education invite you to take a short tour: within an hour you will see the most interesting parts of the exhibition that has been poorly explored by visitors yet. We kindly offer to register in advance here.

All the day // Create a symbol of the state! Special creative workshops will wait for families with our little friends. Here, with the help of the educator, one will be able to create yellow, green and red color bracelets, symbolizing unity, pop-up postcards, tricolor windmills or birds of freedom.

On Lithuania's Independence Restoration Day, the Centre for Civil Education will be open to visitors from 11 am to 6 pm (last entry at 5 pm). The entrance and activities are free of charge.

The Centre is Closed on 22nd-23rd of September

We are sorry to inform you that The Centre for Civil Education will be closed on Saturday, 22nd of September, as well as Sunday, 23rd of September, due to the visit of Pope Francis. 

We kindly invite you to visit us on our usual working hours: from Tuesday to Friday (9.00 to 16.00, registration in advance via e-mail registracija.vpc@prezidentas.lt is required) from Saturday to Sunday (11.00 to 18.00, no pre-registration is required, last entry is at 17.00).

Join the team of volunteers!

Are you a student and you want to deepen the knowledge of political science, history, sociology and gain valuable work experience? Join the team of the Centre for Civil Education!

We are looking for volunteers who can spend 3-4 hours at weekends (a flexible schedule) at the Centre for Civil Education and help employees to communicate with the visitors, answer their questions and introduce the content of the exhibition. Volunteers are also invited to contribute to the development of the exposition, help with the communication tasks or event management, therefore we are looking for students who are able to work with visual and audio materials and conduct excursions in foreign languages. The minimum knowledge of Lithuanian language is obligatory. The volunteers will get all necessary information about the exhibition and will be specially thanked. The duration of the volunteering is unlimited!

We invite you to visit the exposition and hear more about the future experiences from our volunteers on September 11th (Tuesday) at 16.00! During the meeting, we will share the most interesting stories about the creation of the Centre for Civil Education, the exposition, future works and answer all questions about volunteering. Sign up today by filling out this form.

Do you want to join us earlier? We are waiting your CV or questions regarding volunteering (e-mail us: mantas.kuizinas@prezidentas.lt).

The Centre is Closed on 14th of September

Due to a working visit of German chancellor Angela Merkel, we are sorry to inform you that The Centre for Civil Education will be closed on Friday, 14th of September, 2018.

We kindly invite you to visit us on our usual working hours: from Tuesday to Friday (9.00 to 16.00, registration in advance via e-mail registracija.vpc@prezidentas.lt is required) from Saturday to Sunday (11.00 to 18.00, no pre-registration is required, last entry is at 17.00).

The Centre moves to festival "Laisvės piknikas"

On August 25th the Centre moves to a civic initiatives festival Laisvės Piknikas, that will take place in Kaunas, Nemunas island for one day. Here you will be able to get acquainted with the part of exposition of the Centre for Civil Education in a non-traditional space.

During the festival, we will invite visitors to participate in engaging activities. The youngest ones will be invited to play various games and carry out tasks, which will require their creativity and sometimes even logical thinking. They will get an opportunity to find out more about symbols of Lithuanian cities coats of arms, heads of state and their duties as well as collect the puzzle of Lithuanian anthem or national flag. Everyone who visits the space of the Centre for Civil Education will be able to get the most interesting information of the exhibition and become one of its creators!

Due to this occasion, the Centre for Civil Education will be closed on August 25th (Saturday). The Centre will welcome visitors the next day – we will be waiting for you from 11.00 to 18.00 on Sunday (last admission at 17.00).

The Centre is closed on 15th of August

Stemming from the early period of Lithuanian history, the Assumption Day (Žolinė) marks the junction of summer and autumn as well as invites to say goodbye for all the herbs and flowers. On this special occasion, we offer to spend a day in a nature: the Centre for Civil Education will be closed on August 15th (Wednesday).

After opening on Thursday, we look forward to you on our normal working hours: from Tuesday to Friday (9.00 to 16.00, registration in advance via e-mail registracija.vpc@prezidentas.lt is required) from Saturday to Sunday (11.00 to 18.00, no pre-registration is required, last entry is at 17.00).

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