Welcome! Sveiki!

I hope this site provides useful information to you in learning more about Lithuania. Please do reach out to me if you’d like to talk about how to make connections between Lithuania and Vermont. Sekmes! Best Wishes!


Kerry Secrest

Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania to Vermont


Upcoming/Past events

May 3, 2016  Vermont Performance Lab Executive Director, Sara Coffey receives grant to attend the International Contemporary Dance Festival “New Baltic Dance” and to research collaboration opportunities.

October 23, 2015  Reception and cheese tasting at Grafton Village Cheese celebrating Lithuanian cheese Dziugas now regularly sold at the store. Article here

March 11, 2015   Twenty Five years of the Restoration of Independence from Soviet Occupation. Celebrate by spreading the word: Believe In Freedom

February 11, 2015  On the occasion of Lithuanian Independence Day on February 16th, Ms. Secrest was welcomed at the Vermont Statehouse and  introduced on the House Floor. She also spoke before the House Commerce and Agriculture Committees regarding collaborative opportunities between Lithuania and Vermont.

October 24, 2014   Art Reception and talk by graphic artist Joana Danute Plikionyte, Brattleboro Museum and Arts Center. Please register here!

June 6, 2014     Opening Reception of the Honorary Consulate of Lithuania to Vermont with special guests His Excellency Zygimantas Pavilionis, Ambassador of Lithuania to the United States Mr. Vaidotas Asmonas, Attache for Agriculture and Commerce. Press Release- Secrest appointed HC of Lithuania 5.14

Other Press Links:

Brattleboro Reformer

The Commons, Commons follow-up article

 SIT Graduate Institute, Lithuania Tribune