Landsbergis Vytautas V.

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Vytautas V. Landsbergis – poet, prose writer, playwright.
He was born 25 May, 1962 in Vilnius.
He finished his studies of Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University and also studies of film direction at Theatre Institute of Shota Rustaveli in Tbilisi (Georgia). After that he studied film direction at J. Mekas in Anthology Film Archives in New York and at K. Kieslowski and K. Zannussi in Poland. Then in 1996 he studied theater direction in England, courses for young European theater directors. He is the founder of video and film studio “A propos” that makes documentaries and films. He has published books of poems and storybooks for children, as well as CDs where he reads fairy tales and sings. His works have been translated into Belorussian, Latvian, Polish, Swedish and other languages.
A member of Lithuanian Writers’ Union since 2005.

B i b l i o g r a p h y :
Pasakojimai apie namus: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1992.
Rudnosiuko istorijos: fairy tales. – Kaunas: Gabija, 1993; Vilnius: Vaga, 2004, 2006–2008; Dominicus Lituanus, 2010, 2014.
Pasakos-nepasakos: poems. – Vilnius: Vyturys, 1994.
Obuolių pasakos: pas fairy tales akos. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1999; Nieko rimto, 2005, 2006.
Tik sapnininkas: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 1999.
Angelų pasakos: fairy tales, paraphrases of the Gospels. – Kaunas: Šviesa, 2003, 2006; Dominicus Lituanus, 2010, 2014.
Arklio Dominyko meilė: fairy tales. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2004; Dominicus Lituanus, 2012, 2015.
Lunatikų dainos: poems. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2004.
Pelytė Zita: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2005.
Žuveliukas: poetic fairy tale. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2005.
Berniukas ir žuvėdros: tale for teenagers and their parents. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2005; Dominicus Lituanus, 2012.
Kiaušinių pasakos: poetic tale. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2006; Dominicus Lituanus, 2014.
Julijos sapnai: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2006.
Tinginių pasakos: fairy tales. – Vilnius: Nieko rimto, 2006.
Arklio Dominyko kelionė į žvaigždes: fairy tales. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2007, 2009, 2013.
Briedis Eugenijus: tales of love and other misunderstandings. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2007.
Debesys, panašūs į žmones: 41 poem. – Kaunas: Mijalba, 2007.
Gediminas ir keturi seneliai: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2007, 2009, 2014.
Kiškis Pranciškus: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2007.
Skruzdėlytė Birutė: fairy tales, 3 books. – Vilnius: Vaga, 2007.
Šisbeitas: book of talks and essays published in cultural press. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2007.
Obuolių pasakos ir kriaušių. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2008, 2013.
Pranciškus ir jo senelis Palemonas. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2009.
Trys pjesės. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2009.
Kaip pelytė Zita pasaulį išgelbėjo: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2009, 2013.
Kaip pelytė Zita žmogumi pavirto: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2010, 2013.
Persikūnijimai: (short length dreams): poetry. – Vilnius : Dominicus Lituanus, 2010.
Stebuklingas Dominyko brangakmenis: third book about horse Dominykas and Rugegėlė of his dreams. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2010, 2014.
Varlė bunkeryje: (story of one boy): novella. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2010, 2013.
Pasaka apie Dievo vaikelį. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011.
Žuveliukas; Undinas: poetic tales. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011, 2012.
Kaip Zita išgelbėjo mamytę: adventures of mouse Zita: (book for children). – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011.
Kaip Zitutė mišką tvarkė: adventures of mouse Zita: ((book for children). – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011.
Milžinas Antanas: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011.
Kiškis Pranciškus be abejo: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2011.
Erelio sakmė: historical fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2012.
Anupro kupros: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2013.
Iš kur atsirado Pūkis? – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2013.
Kieno liežuvis ilgesnis? – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2014.
Pūkis ir šarka. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2014.
Dominykas Dvasių karalystėje: fairy tale. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2014.
Tinginių pasakos. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2014.
Pūkis ir baidyklė. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2015.

D r e w   u p :
Orvido knyga = The book of Vilius Orvidas: Vilius Orvidas ideas. – Vilnius: Kronta, 2008.
Baltoji knyga: thoughts of Lithuania and its future of intellectuals of nowadays. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2008.
Istorijos apie Lietuvą. – Vilnius: Dominicus Lituanus, 2010.

A w a r d s :
1993 Book “Rudnosiuko istorijos” was selected as the best book of the year for children.
2006 Award of Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania.
2007 Order for Merits to Lithuania – Knight‘s Cross.
2007 Honorary name of the Best Director at Baltic States Theater Festival in Panevėžys.
2008 Jonas Aistis literary award.
2008 Book “Gediminas ir keturi seneliai” was nominated in the Book of the Year Campaign, in Books for Children section.
2009 Art Award of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.
2011 Book “Stebulkingas Dominyko brangakmenis” was selected as the best book of the year for children.

Links:
Vytauto V. Landsbergis website