- Alma Littera, publisher of educational books
The bulk of Alma Litteras output is humanities translations into Lithuanian: history, archaeology, religion, philosophy, ethics. Alma Littera has published over 300 titles in six years.
There exists a sound reason for saying that culture is the mainstay of the survival of Lithuania. The state, powerful during the Middle Ages and later weakened, was reborn with the same name in the 20th century.
- Education, science
Education and science occupy a particular, and at times even a decisive, position in Lithuania's history.
- Ethnic culture
Lithuanian ethnic customs and traditions are reflected through rural architecture, clothing, dances, songs, legends and tales.
Lithuania's past is rich and marked by complexity. In the multitude of events, and their uniqueness and effect on neighbouring nations, Lithuania can be compared to any large state.
The Lithuanian language is one of the most archaic in Europe. Hearing our language for the first time, foreigners frequently say it sounds as if it were being chanted, not spoken.
- Ministry of Culture
The Ministry is responsible for formulating and implementing state cultural policy.
Lithuania is a country dominated by the Roman Catholic Church. Over 80% of the population consider themselves Catholics.