Highlights from Lithuania’s Curonian Spit

Last week I visited Lithuania with several other British journalists.  First we visited the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage site Nida on the Curonian Spit, then the industrial town of Klaipeda.  Check out highlights and sights from the trip here…

Curonian Spit Church

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Curonian Spit Church

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Lithuania’s Nida Summer Festival, May 2010

Each summer Lithuanians gather on the Curonian Spit in a small town called Nida to celebrate and welcome the impending summer. A night of drinking, dancing and music unfolds. Everyone is in high spirits. To check out highlights from the evening click on the short video below…

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Polish City Lodz Welcomes International Photography Festival

This May the central Polish city of Lodz will welcome the International Photography Festival. Known in Poland as Fotofestiwal, the event has been on the city calendar since 2001 and attracts eminent artists, professional photographers, amateur enthusiasts and visitors from all over Europe. The 2010 edition of the festival starts on 5th May and runs until the end of the month.

According to organiser, visitors to Lodz during May will get the chance to see exhibitions and slide shows, watch film shows, join workshops, attend lectures, and meet with prominent experts and curators.

The Lodz Art Centre will be the focal point of the month-long event, although many exhibitions will be held in the city’s numerous 19th century factories, and prizes will be awarded to the best photographic entrants in the festival’s Grand Prix programme.

For more information visit www.fotofestiwal.com

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