Members of the Seimas - Valdas VASILIAUSKAS 

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Valdas VASILIAUSKAS
 
Valdas VASILIAUSKAS

 

Member of the Seimas from 2012-11-16 till 2016-11-14.
  
Position
Committees of the SeimasCommissions of the SeimasPolitical Groups of the SeimasParliamentary Groups
Biography

Date of birth

10 December 1951

Place of birth

Lazdijai, Lithuania

 

 

Education

 

1975

Graduation from Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University), Diploma in Journalism

1970

Graduation from Secondary School in Lazdijai

 

 

Work Experience

 

2007–June 2012

Director General and Editor-in-Chief, daily newspaper Lietuvos žinios

1997–2007

Founder and Director, private company UAB Ekstra

1996–1997

Founder and Editor, weekly TV magazine TV Antena

1992–1996

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, the first weekly magazine in Lithuania Veidas

1990–1992

Head, Unit of Culture, daily newspaper Lietuvos aidas

1989–1990

Executive Secretary, weekly newspaper Literatūra ir menas

1986–1988

Chairman, Theatrical Unit, Lithuanian Theatre Union

1985–1989

Head, Board of Art Affairs, Ministry of Culture

1974–1985

Executive Secretary, weekly newspaper Literatūra ir menas

 

Head, Theatre and Cinema Unit, weekly newspaper Literatūra ir menas

 

Reporter, Theatre and Cinema Unit, weekly newspaper Literatūra ir menas

 

 

Political career

 

 

No party affiliation

Since 2012

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

 

Member, Anticorruption Commission

 

Member, “The Way of Courage” Political Group

 

Member, Conference of Chairs

 

Miscellaneous

Titles: Best theatre critic of the season in Lithuania (1989)

Awards: Freedom Award given by the Lithuanian Front of Los Angeles (2008)

Interests: political review and commentary

Publications: a collection of journalistic articles Amžinasis nomenklatūros pavasaris (published by the Lithuanian Union of Political Prisoners and Deportees in 1995); a collection of theatre reviews Teatras be iliuzijų (1989); a book Teatro malonumas (2012); a number of theatre reviews in national and foreign media in Russian, English, German and other languages; a collection of short stories Žiemos sapnas (publishing house Vaga, 1984)

 

Languages: Lithuanian (native), Russian, English and German

 

Family

Married with one daughter and one son

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