Information for VIPS

(City Representatives, City Guests, Icg Officials)

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel „Park Inn by Radisson Kaunas“, address: K. Donelaičio str. 27, Kaunas.

Check-in:  July 4, 2 p.m.  (early arrival will be possible)

Check-out:  July 9, 12 p.m. (noon).

MEALS

Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner will be served at the hotel‘s restaurant. The first lunch will be served on July 4, the last breakfast will be served on July 9.

Breakfast 6.30 – 10.00 a.m.

Lunch 12.00 – 2.00 p.m.

Dinner 7.00 – 9.00 p.m.

MAYOR‘S RECEPTION

City Representatives, City Guests and ICG Officials are invited to the reception by Kaunas City Mayor            Mr. Visvaldas Matijošaitis on July 5, from 4.00 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Kaunas Officers‘ Club, address: Mickevičiaus str. 19, Kaunas.

The guests are asked to gather at the lobby of the hotel at 3.30 p.m. and will walk to the reception venue (distance ~ 5 minutes).

OPENING AND CLOSING CEREMONIES

OPENING CEREMONY

July 5, 7.30 p.m. at Kaunas Sport Hall (address: Perkūno al. 5, Kaunas). The Opening ceremony will be live broadcast on the Lithuanian television channel TV3.

The guests will be taken to the Opening Ceremony by bus from Kaunas Officers’ Club (the reception venue) at 6 p.m.

CLOSING CEREMONY

July 8, 6  p.m. at Kaunas Sports Hall (address: Perkūno al. 5, Kaunas) (transportation details will be notified later).

CULTURAL SIGHTSEEING TOURS’ SCHEDULE FOR VIPS

July 6, Thursday

Tour to the Open Air Museum of Lithuania (address: Rumšiškės, Kaunas District). It is a unique and one of the largest (195 ha) open-air ethnographic museums in Europe. It has the biggest quantity of exhibits (91420 exhibits). The museum presents the mode of life, works, and traditions of peasants and townspeople of all five Lithuanian ethnographic areas: Dzūkija, Aukštaitija, Suvalkija, Žemaitija and Lithuania Minor.

Departure at 1 p.m. from the Hotel to Kaunas Lagoon port. Trip by ship to the Museum. Tour in the open-air Museum.

Return to the Hotel by bus around 6.30 p.m.

July 7, Friday

Sightseeing tours (by bus) in Kaunas City.

Departure 1.30 p.m. from the Hotel. Return to the hotel around 5.30 p.m.