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In commemoration of the Independence Day, the Lithuanian Ambassador to South Africa Mr. Dainius Junevičius invited all the compatriots, representatives of the South African Government, cultural, academic, business as well as the diplomatic community to the broadcast of the opera „The Lithuanians“ („I Lituani“) on the 15th of February 2021.
The Consular section has updated information on the issuance of a Lithuanian passport / Identity card.
This year’s European Film Festival goes virtual with an excellent line-up of twelve brand new films, all of which are premiere screenings in South Africa. Of these eleven films are screened free of charge and one will collect a fee towards a worthy cause.
Free Screenings !
The 2020 edition of the European Film Festival is virtual and accessible online across South Africa only. The film screenings are free, except for I am Greta.
Lithuania has implemented recommendations by the Council of the European Union stipulating temporary restrictions on non-essential travel into the EU and their gradual lifting https://data.consilium.europa.eu/doc/document/ST-10095-2020-INIT/en/pdf
On 25 August, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius had a telephone conversation with Naledi Pandor, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa, and discussed our bilateral relationship, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the two countries, cooperation within international organizations, and other relevant issues.
Due to the current Corona crisis, the Consular Section of the Lithuanian Embassy in Pretoria is closed for visitors until further notice.