In 2017, the Government of Lithuanian Republic approved the Plan for the impolementation of the Governmental program. The need for a National Concerts Hall, that would correspond to the global standards for the mu sical hall, was listed there. In 2018, the Minister of Culture of LIthuania and the Mayor of Vilnius CIty had signed an Agreement of Intent to create the infrastructure for all the services that a National Concerts Hall should pro vide. An exceptional spot in Vilnius – the top of the Tauras hill, V. Mykolaicio Street – was selected as the most suitable location for the National Concerts Hall. The new Concerts Hall will replace a derelict building Trades’ Unions’ Palace.
Announcing an open international architectural competition for an architectural concept of the National Concerts Hall, Vilnius City Municipality expects to get innovative, quality, unique architectural ideas. The National Concerts Hall should reach the highest standards of acoustic and functional characteristics, and to become a new landmark in Vilnius cityscape.