On February 8, Lithuanian pianist Mūza Rubackytė together with the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra ended the concert series, dedicated to the centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania, in South Africa. In the packed Cape Town Artscape Opera, the public received M. Rubackytė’s and South African musician’s performance exceptionally warmly. M. Rubackytė for the occasion of the centennial performed in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Knysna and Cape Town.
On 1 February, Lithuanian Embassy in South Africa organized a concert to commemorate the Centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania. The recital by famous Lithuanian pianist Mūza Rubackytė was the first in the concert series, dedicated to the Centennial of the Restoration of the State, in South Africa.
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in cooperation with Schalk Visser & Bryan Wallick Concert Promotions and Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra launches the concert series, dedicated to the centennial of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania, of famous Lithuanian pianist Mūza Rubackytė.
Lithuanian Embassy in South Africa begins registration for consular services in Cape Town. We will perform the services for Lithuanian citizens and people of Lithuanian descent on 13 and 14 February at the premises of the honorary consulate at 76 Regent Road, Sea Point.
On 26 October in Gaborone, the capital city of the Republic of Botswana, the Ambassador of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Angola and the republic of Namibia Sigutė Jakštonytė presented her letters of credence to the President of Botswana Seretse Khama Ian Khama.
On September 29 Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė visited the international automotive service industry trade show „Automechanika” in Johannesburg.
On September 28 the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa in collaboration with the state enterprise under the Ministry of Economy “Enterprise Lithuania”, organized a Business Networking event to present Lithuanian engineering companies that produce and export automotive components. The event was attended by SA government representatives, business people and representatives of the automotive industry and associations.
On 14 September, the Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė participated in the meeting together with the ambassadors of other European Union countries in South Africa with the Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba.
On 6-8 September Lithuanian companies representing information technology sector visited South Africa with a business mission.
The Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa and to the Republic of Angola Sigutė Jakštonytė presented her letters of credence to the President of the Republic of Namibia Hage Geingob on 11 August in Windhoek.
On 4 July, two young South Africans, selected to participate in the Transparency International School of Integrity which takes place in Vilnius on 10-16 July, were congratulated at the Lithuanian Embassy in Pretoria.
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of South Africa is looking for a partner organization to implement a project concept No.1 of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2017- “The Education of South African youth in the field of corruption prevention”. The organization together with the Embassy will select and finance the candidates to participate in the Transparency International School on Integrity (TISI) which is an annual anti-corruption and accountability training for future leaders.
On 28 March, 2017 H.E. Ambassador Sigutė Jakštonytė visited international air transport organization Global Airways, where she met with the company's Chairman Jonathan Rosenzweig. During the meeting Ambassador discussed the Global Airways investment plans in Lithuania.
Established in 2001 in South Africa, the company focuses on leasing, chartering and operating of aircraft. In Lithuania Global Airways hope to set up its first European base.
On 17 March, Lithuanian Ambassador to South Africa presented her letters of credence to the President of Angola Jose Eduardo Dos Santos.