Street Music Day was Awasome!


The only one day per year when many cities are full of music sounds is the Street Music Day. More

Not tall, but best in Jazz (film)


PianoMichel Petrucciani (28 Dec 1962 – 6 Jan 1999) came from an ItaloFrench family with a musical background. His father Tony played guitar, his brother Louis played bass and his last brother Philippe plays guitar too. Michel was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, which is a genetic disease that causes brittle bones and in his case short stature. It is also often linked to pulmonary ailments. In his early career his father and brother occasionally carried him, literally, because he could not walk far on his own unaided. In certain respects though he considered it an advantage as he got rid of distractions, like sports, that other boys tended to become involved in. More

Pipes plays Jazz


A group of plumbers from Kstovo in Russia have formed an ‘alternative’ jazz band. More

RSS Central and Eastern Europe

  • Reply to Who & where are you from? September 7, 2016
    The Multilayered European posted a reply: I am Cyrille and I am from France.
    nobody@flickr.com (The Multilayered European)
  • Reply to Geographical Limits October 8, 2015
    Dream Source Studio posted a reply: v-ball: Surely you mean Slovakia. It was Czhechoslovakia and now it's the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Slovenia is by the sea and Slovakia is smack-dab in the middle of Europe, but was considered part of the Eastern block. To me, Eastern Europe is Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Ukraine and much of Russia. […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Dream Source Studio)
  • Reply to Geographical Limits October 8, 2015
    v-ball posted a reply: At least to a typical American, "Eastern Europe" means anything that has ever been communist, so the Czech Republic and Slovenia (I give themse examples because people mentioned them here), would be considered Eastern Europe. I know that this phrase means different things to different people. In the interest of seeing more go […]
    nobody@flickr.com (v-ball)
  • Reply to Geographical Limits July 17, 2012
    dejmir posted a reply: I have dificulties understanding why the Buddy icon presents a picture taken in Bled which is in Slovenia (Central Europe) ;-)
    nobody@flickr.com (dejmir)
  • Eastern Europe in the Winter January 12, 2012
    DerekFoto posted a new topic: I decided to travel to Eastern Europe over the Christmas season. As anticipated, I mostly dealt with blown out skies and bad weather which made the photography a definite challenge. The cities I visited were Moscow, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Bratislava and Prague. While not all are arguably Eastern, the majority of my days spent […]
    nobody@flickr.com (DerekFoto)
  • Global Photo Meetup May 19, 2011
    Monika Thorpe posted a new topic: To All Participants and Potential Participants! Sorry for being out of communication with this for a while; I’ve been ill and starting up another project. However, the date for the Vivian Maier-Inspired Virtual Global Meetup has finally been set for June 18, 2011. It will be held 2 weeks in advance of the opening of the Lond […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Monika Thorpe)
  • Geographical Limits March 20, 2011
    barry_432 posted a new topic: What should the geographical limits of the group. Prague for example is Central rather than Eastern Europe. I would suggest that we agree what the focus of the group should be: Where should the line be drawn. The countries in Yellow are defined as Central Europe
    nobody@flickr.com (barry_432)
  • Reply to Georgia January 21, 2011
    robotwolf posted a reply: Europe: West of Ural Mountains and Caspian Sea. So we welcome your Georgia photos in this group.
    nobody@flickr.com (robotwolf)
  • Reply to Georgia January 20, 2011
    Moldovia posted a reply: Georgia is in europe and not asia.
    nobody@flickr.com (Moldovia)
  • Reply to Moldova December 10, 2010
    picasso36 posted a reply: hi Inno i'm from Bender city (neighbour of Tiraspol)
    nobody@flickr.com (picasso36)

RSS Vilnius

  • Reply to Best places for landscape photos May 5, 2014
    daliusvilnius posted a reply: TV tower, other high buildings.
    nobody@flickr.com (daliusvilnius)
  • Reply to jewish cemeteries September 11, 2010
    .gregor. posted a reply: Stew - I was just in Vilnius last week with the purpose of documenting the remaining cemeteries and the Paneriai massacre site just outside of Vilnius. Do you happen to know what years the burials occurred? The main Jewish cemeteries old section now has a sports stadium built on top of it. From what I read few graves were exhumed, th […]
    nobody@flickr.com (.gregor.)
  • jewish cemeteries June 12, 2010
    stew says ישעיה טשערויין posted a new topic: I am looking for family buried in Jewish cemeteries in Vilnius with the surname of "Czerwin" or "Chervin".
    nobody@flickr.com (stew says ישעיה טשערויין)
  • Best places for landscape photos October 18, 2009
    xaoc2008 posted a new topic: Maybe someone would suggest some beautiful places in Vilnius to take panorama photos? One of interesting places may be Liepkalnio kalnas, Gedimino kalnas.
    nobody@flickr.com (xaoc2008)
  • Vilnius - European Capital of Culture 2009 January 31, 2009
    eugenijusr posted a new topic: In the year 2009 Vilnius (Lithuania) (together with Linz (Austria)) has the honor to carry the name of the official European Capital of Culture. To capture the most precious moments of this event a dedicated group was created. Feel free to share the best of the Vilnius in 2009 there and help immortalize the atmosphere, avalanch […]
    nobody@flickr.com (eugenijusr)
  • Reply to Traveling in Lithuania December 20, 2008
    renat_buga posted a reply: The way to Hill of Crosses will take about 4 hours. More info find in Travel to Vilnius: transport information article.
    nobody@flickr.com (renat_buga)
  • Reply to How to get photos to the pool January 22, 2007
    theredquest.com posted a reply: Ignore the last post. Just worked it out!
    nobody@flickr.com (theredquest.com)
  • How to get photos to the pool January 22, 2007
    theredquest.com posted a new topic: Hi I was in Vilnius October 2006 and am wondering if it's possible to get some of my photos into your group pool? And if so, how do I do it! Thanks Jason
    nobody@flickr.com (theredquest.com)
  • Peanut butter October 23, 2006
    Kritta posted a new topic: Okay, I give up... where do I have to go to find peanut butter in Vilnius? They used to have it at Mindaugo Maxima... but not anymore. Then I found it at the Minima on Gedimino (opposite McBlah). Now it's gone from there too. Tried Rimi on Savanoriu. None there. So if anyone has seen peanut butter in Vilnius, please let me kno […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Kritta)
  • One month and I'll be there - What to visit July 24, 2006
    jaime.silva posted a new topic: Hi there In about one month I'll be in Vilnius! Let me know some nice places you think I should visit and take pics - places that you don't find on regular guides. Thanks a lot! Jaime
    nobody@flickr.com (jaime.silva)

RSS Lithuania

  • Now the leading foreign contributor to this group. February 26, 2015
    histogram_man posted a new topic: I never thought I would get this far but on my trips to Vilnius, which I hope will continue for many years to come, I have found much to photograph. It is a pleasant place to walk around and I much prefer it to London where I live. I have enjoyed seeing the other posts and made some mental notes of good places where I have n […]
    nobody@flickr.com (histogram_man)
  • Reply to Foto pasivaikščiojimai Kaune November 19, 2014
    Vaido fotografijos posted a reply: Manau, puiki idėja! Būtų labai smagu :)
    nobody@flickr.com (Vaido fotografijos)
  • Foto pasivaikščiojimai Kaune December 11, 2013
    Žirklerankės galerija posted a new topic: Kartais norisi tiesiog stotis ir eiti fotografuoti,bet kartais kokie kvaili dalykai pakiša koją... Neturiu laisvos rankos termo puodeliui o juk šalta, žinau vieną vieną ,bet ir pats norėčiau ten nusifotografuoti... Šiaip vienam kažkaip liūdna... ir t.t. Tad gal būtu gerai kooperuotis Kauniečiams,kol dar žavus kalėdiš […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Žirklerankės galerija)
  • Prisijunkite prie foto konkurso ir laimėkite fotokamerą! November 25, 2013
    draugas1 posted a new topic: Lietuvos jaunimas - Europos ateitis! woobox.com/t8n326
    nobody@flickr.com (draugas1)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 13, 2013
    Joie 50 posted a reply: My name is Johanna, I am of half Lithuanian descent, both my dad's parents were born & raised in Lithuania. I am my dad's daughter. Although not yet having visited, I will. I am very proud to be Lithuanian & I so appreciate this site, being able to view this incredibly beautiful country through others; Thanking all t […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Joie 50)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 21, 2012
    J.O.S.H.U.A. posted a reply: I'm Daniel from Munich, Germany. Met some really nice people from Lithuania a few years ago and visited the country twice since then. More visits will follow for sure :-) Cheers, Daniel
    nobody@flickr.com (J.O.S.H.U.A.)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 14, 2012
    Joie 50 posted a reply: Hi..My name is Johanna Born in Chicago, IL USA. My grandparents on my dad's side were both born in Lithuania. Although yet to visit this most beautiful country, the pictures posted on this site allow me to dream in anticipation of when I do... I am so very proud of my Lithuanian hertitage... Thank you so much for allowing me to e […]
    nobody@flickr.com (Joie 50)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 13, 2012
    danielepescatore posted a reply: i'm daniele, from naples in italy, i've been in lithuania this summer and i can't wait to be there again!!
    nobody@flickr.com (danielepescatore)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 13, 2012
    Ell@neese posted a reply: Hello everyone :) I am Elena, from Lithuania. I lived in USA for a while, but now I am back to where I belong :) I am so surprised to see so many people from all over the world here :) It is really great!
    nobody@flickr.com (Ell@neese)
  • Reply to Who & where are you from? October 11, 2012
    baptman1 posted a reply: Labas, Hi! Thomas from Paris.i had been living a bit in Lyon then two years and a half in Germany: in Frankfurt M then Berlin. I have a Lithuanian band singer friend from Klaipeda but who is currently living in Vilnius.Unfortunately i've never been to Lithuania- but i am looking forward to one day in Vilnius at her place's […]
    nobody@flickr.com (baptman1)