NFT in Lithuania have a long and rich history online and offline.
- In mid-2018, the award-winning Musical Blockchain proposed the audioNFT standard for music NFTs.
- In the fall of 2018, a GalleryBox/GalleryFrame NFT technology showcase took place at the Užupis Art Incubator, in the Republic of Užupis.
- in April 2019, the first Lithuanian NFT (based on the timestamp and location) - generative art piece was minted by the Musical Blockchain.
- In 2019, the first public NFT exhibition in the Baltic States was held at the Town Hall Square (Vilniaus rotušės aikštė) in Vilnius.
- Also in 2019, Digital/Culture Center and CryptoArt Hub Baltics/EU were launched, promoting Lithuania as a leading global hub for Digital/Crypto Art and Culture in the Baltics/EU region.
- In 2020, the first NFT gallery in the Baltics - Digital//Kalnas gallery - was opened in the Republic of Užupis. Digital//Kalnas gallery is the first dedicated gallery of the international Multiverse Gallery Network.
- In 2021, after-lockdown NFT-LT meetup gathered full room at the Mickevičiaus library in Vilnius, refreshing the local community and leading to new local collaborations.
- In 2022, the first the first in-person NFT hackathon in Lithuania, Baltics and Europe took place in Kaunas, as a proud part of the Kaunas: European Capital of Culture 2022 and the AUDRA - Šiuolaikinio miesto festivalis programs.
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Exhibition "NFThon: The Future" emphasizes the never-before-impossible fusion of culture, blockchain-based innovation and sustainability.
A month-long curated showcase (July-August 2022) in the main hall of Akropolis Kaunas, combined with artsy minimalistic bionic-like structures, Lithuania-created NFT innovations and contribution of international participants, attracting and inspiring a new generation of artists, thinkers and responsible citizens.