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Projects in Progress
Courseware for Training of Trainers and Users on the Special Applications of Internet-based Services in Fields of Cultural Education). Supported by UNESCO, 2000, a short presentation  http://daugenis.mch.mii.lt/UNESCOeducation 
Training of Trainers on Digital Publishing). Supported by UNESCO, 1999 - 2000 m.

A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OF A MILLENNIUM OF LITHUANIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE 
http://alka.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.
A portal Site represents Lithuanian cultural heritage from ancient time until nowadays. The main themes: Balts, Lithuanian State, Society, Ethnic Minorities, Folk and Elite Culture, Landscape & Architecture, Religion, Intellectual Life, Art, and Lithuania in the World are overviewed in depth by more than 25 specialized project teams working on separate themes and having this joint connection in a Virtual Exhibition Site. Other projects (Joint Projects) in the program of a Virtual Exhibition: Samogitia, Samogitian Museums and Parks, Jews in Lithuania.

YEAR OF THE LITHUANIAN BOOK 
http://PirmojiKnyga.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.
All about the first Lithuanian Book published in 1547, history, cultural context, the 450th anniversary. This website participated in EuroPrix MultiMediaArt 98 Competition and was presented in the 50th Frankfurt Book Fair, October 1998.

D-PUB (DIGITAL PUBLISHING)
http://mm.mch.mii.lt/index.en.htm
Lithuanian and English versions.
Important information about courses, outline of main training modules, online registration, downloads of teaching material (at the moment this only in Lithuanian version http://mm.mch.mii.lt/)

DIGITAL CULTURE FOR THE HUMANITIES
http://sk.mch.mii.lt
Lithuanian  version. 
Aspects of Cyber culture, interesting and useful links, training courses and services related to software and hardware problems met by inexperienced user.

Activity in Creating Joint Projects

A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OF A MILLENNIUM OF LITHUANIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE 
http://alka.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.

JEWS IN LITHUANIA. Joint Project with Lithuanian Jews Community
http://litvakai.mch.mii.lt
Lithuanian and English versions.
History, language, religion, outstanding persons, Vilnius - Jewish Jerusalem and many facts in Jewish culture in Lithuania are overviewed on this site.
ZEMAITIJA-SAMOGITIA. Joint Project with Fund of Samogitian Culture
http://samogitia.mch.mii.lt and CD-ROM to be published 2000.
Lithuanian and English versions.
Unique Ethnographic Region of Lithuania with interesting history where the customs of ancestors are still strong. This website participated in Europrix-MultiMediaArt 98 Competition and was presented in the 50th Frankfurt Book Fair, October, a participant of Pirelli INTERNETional Award 2000, Roma. It is one of the winners in the Fourth Lithuanian WWW Championship 1999. The CD running project in 2000.
THE SAMOGITIAN PARKS AND MUSEUMS. Joint Project with Fund of Samogitian Culture
http://mpkelias.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.   
Joint project with Samogitian Cultural Society. Project deals with elite culture heritage (manors and museums, parks, their past and present).

LITHUANIAN ART MUSEUM. Joint Project with Lithuanian Art Museum
http://LDmuziejus.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.
Represents the Lithuanian Art Museum in Vilnius and all Branch museums and galleries spread in other Lithuanian towns: their history, collections, educational activities, exhibits and the latest exhibitions. Pictures, interesting texts, sound records are displayed.

MUSEUMS OF LITHUANIA. Joint Project with Lithuanian Art Museum
http://muziejai.mch.mii.lt  
Lithuanian and English versions.
A Portal Site were all range of Lithuanian museums is represented. Over 250 Lithuanian museums including: National and Republic Museums, Local Government Museums, Department Museums, Public, and Private are represented on this site. Museums in Countryside and big towns, the collections and important information for visitor as well as the latest exhibitions of any museum described can be found there. The pictures of the most interesting items, some sound records are displayed.

NEW FINE ART EDITIONS.  Joint Project with Vilnius Art Academy
http://leidiniai.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian version, English under construction. 
Lithuanian art publishers and publication of art books and albums since 1997 are represented.

POSTILLA - 400. Joint Project with Fund of Samogitian Culture
http://postilla.mch.mii.lt 
Lithuanian and English versions.
The First Printed (1599) Collection of Sermons for Lithuanians. It is the first book published in Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The events of the 400th anniversary celebration, conferences and exhibitions are presented. The Diploma in the AVANCA 99, International Competition of Cinema, Television, Video and Multimedia, Portugal, July 1999 a participant of Pirelli INTERNETional Award 2000, Roma. It is one of the winners in the Fourth Lithuanian WWW Championship 1999

MONASTERIES AND CONVENTS IN LITHUANIA. Joint Project with Vilnius Art Academy
http://vienuolynai.mch.mii.lt and CD-ROM  published 2000.
Lithuanian version, English under construction. 
This is multimedia book presenting the most artistic monasteries and convents in Lithuania: the history of the monastic movement and of religious congregations and its impact on culture and art. The singular monuments are presented in their historical development with particular attention to the artistic values of objects, a lot of pictures representing architecture and arts of Lithuanian monasteries. Some original pieces of music created in Lithuanian monasteries can be listened to, here having the first publication of newly discovered opus of music. The CD running project in 2000.

LITHUANIAN NATIONAL MARTYNAS MAZVYDAS LIBRARY COLLECTION OF PARCHMENTS. Joint Project with Lithuanian National Library. The oldest privileges, the Great Duchy of Lithuania parchments, Pope bules. The material is newly created in cooperation with the National Library in English, Polish, Italic, and Russian languages

LITHUANIAN FOLK TEXTILES PATTERNS. Joint project with the Institute of History. This publication on CD-ROM will provide an historical and regional perspective of Lithuanian textile patterns and provides a framework for interpretation and analysis of the designs. It will dwell on the importance of handmade weavings both within the family environment and as expression of the social fabric of the country

 MULTIMEDIA PRODUCTS WERE CREATED IN COOPERATION WITH:

Lithuanian Art Museum
The Institute of Lithuanian Language
Vilnius University Library
National Library of Martynas Mažvydas
Vilnius Art Academy
Institute of History
Lithuanian Academy of Music
The Institute of Ethno Music
The Samogitian Cultural Association.

 Participation in Contests, Nominations and Awards of Joint Projects

Participant of the EXPO 2000, Hanover. The winner of Gold Medal. 

LITHUANIAN DIALECTS. Multimedia Dictionary. Volume 1, CD-ROM published 1998, in cooperation with the Institute of Lithuanian language, supported by UNESCO.

Submitted to the Fifth Lithuanian WWW Championship 2000

A VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OF A MILLENNIUM OF LITHUANIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE [http://ALKA.mch.mii.lt]
THE SAMOGITIAN PARKS AND MUSEUMS  [http://mpkelias.mch.mii.lt]
JEWS IN LITHUANIA [ http://litvakai.mch.mii.lt]
LITHUANIAN ART MUSEUM [ http://LDmuziejus.mch.mii.lt]
MONASTERIES AND CONVENTS IN LITHUANIA [ http://vienuolynai.mch.mii.lt]

Winners in the Fourth Lithuanian WWW Championship 1999

ZEMAITIJA-SAMOGITIA [ http://samogitia.mch.mii.lt]
POSTILLA – 400 [ http://postilla.mch.mii.lt]

The Diploma in the AVANCA'99, International Competition of Cinema, Television, Video and Multimedia, Portugal, July 1999

POSTILLA – 400 [ http://www.mch.mii.lt/postilla]

Participants of Pirrelli  INTERNETional Award 1999, Roma

ZEMAITIJA-SAMOGITIA [ http://samogitia.mch.mii.lt]
POSTILLA – 400 [ http://postilla.mch.mii.lt

The Winner of the Open Society Fund-Lithuania Competition 1999 to Create a Portal Site MUSEUMS OF LITHUANIA

MUSEUMS OF LITHUANIA [ http:/muziejai.mch.mii.lt]

EUROPRIX 98 MultiMediaArt Competition 

LIETUVIŠKOS KNYGOS METAI -YEAR OF THE LITHUANIAN BOOK - JAHR DES LITAUISHEN BUCHES [ http://PirmojiKnyga.mch.mii.lt] Presented in the 50th Frankfurt Book Fair, October 1998
ZEMAITIJA-SAMOGITIA [ http://samogitia.mch.mii.lt]. Presented in the 50th Frankfurt Book Fair, October 1998

Archives

LITHUANIAN DIALECTS. Multimedia Dictionary. Volume 1, CD-ROM published 1998, in cooperation with the Institute of Lithuanian language, supported by UNESCO. Participant of the EXPO 2000, Hanover.
LIETUVIŠKOS KNYGOS METAI - YEAR OF THE LITHUANIAN BOOK - JAHR DES LITAUISHEN BUCHES, 1998 [CD-ROM, ISBN 9986-680-09-3]
A computer multimedia book devoted to the commemoration of the 450th anniversary (1547-1997) of the first Lithuanian book to be published - the CATHECHISM of Martynas Mazvydas.
HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF THE VILNIUS UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, 1998, Vilnius University Library project, CD-ROM in cooperation with Vilnius University Library, creation supported by UNESCO,  on line: http://www.mb.vu.lt/unesco/index.htm
KANKLES - Lithuanian Ancient Music Instrument [http://www.mch.mii.lt/Kankles] Electronic book in English, published 1996.

2000, MCH 
Last update 2005.05.23