Lithuania gets prime time on Israel and China TVs
Israeli culinary guru Gil Hovav’s new TV show Open Skies about Lithuania on Keshet 12 channel counted about a million viewers. The half-hour show featured a variety of Lithuanian dishes along with the most interesting stories from different corners of the country. This month, Lithuania has also been shown on four TV editions on Travel China Channel made by reputed China’s traveller Zhang Wei, each show reaching 20 million viewers. The nine-minute shows managed to capture the best of Lithuania, including amber cathing, Samogitian partying, basketball game at the Kaunas Žalgiris Arena, as well as stories about the Lithuanian rain, the old town churches of Vilnius, the miracle tile, Pažaislis, M. K. Čiurlionis’s oeuvre, the Cross Hill, etc., a State Department of Tourism press release states.