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“Klasika” Christmas Cards!

Category:About,Events 2016,Articles

It is said that the traditions and customs we create ourselves … I think that it has been well proved by from the “Klasika” Christmas cards which have been published since 2009. The very first start of the “Klasika” card (2009) and the green car was invented by professional designers. Artist Ligita Jasenauskiene colored to a club a playful Christmas a snowman. Following, 2011 Christmas was decorated by Ona Bričkutė’s cozy cottage with an oldish car. Well, 2012 holidays were met with  Joris Malūkas’ Santa Claus. Later, from 2013, we started to publish a collection of Christmas cards which depicted

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Club “Klasika” Calendar 2017

Category:About,Events 2016

Older people probably remember the great wall calendars with small torn leaves,  bulging thick stacks of paper and hanging visibly displayed in the room. Each such calendar tear-off slip meant something: the sun and moon position in the sky, provided information about the most important historical anniversaries, it was an excellent adviser in all matters of real life.

With time and the development of information technologies, the wall calendar has expanded and become more as an interior decoration in the household or workplace. Typically, the modern calendar is dominated by the camera to capture artistic images, while at the same time; the calendar still performs its original intended purpose.

Is not an exception Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” Wall Calendar 2017 which for the fifth year in a row delights all with the images of the vintage vehicles.  In this calendar, we can admire photos of artists published repeatedly by Club “Klasika”. The photographers Ilona Daubaraitė, Vilhelmantas Sereika, Dainius Nagelė, Andrius Repšys, Gediminas Aleksandravičius, Aurimas Frankas and Mantas Šimkus presented their works as usually. Also, there are exposed suspended time moments by the club “Klasika” publication debutantes: young artists Gintarė Pašukonytė, Nerijus Šmigelskas,

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“Kaunas Auto Days 2016”

Category:About,Events 2016

On September 16-18, as every two years the ongoing exhibition ”Kaunas Auto days” again widely opened Kaunas “Žalgiris” arena doors to visitors! During the show there were presented the most relevant car market news, advanced technological solutions, the newest and best products, the new car models, demonstration of historical, vintage and classic cars.
It’s a pleasure to mention, that for the first time this event was attended by Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika”, providing to visitors attention five antique and classic cars.
In the exhibition the Club was represented as follows:
Packard 333 Limousin, made in 1925. Owner – Gintautas Miškinis.
1929 Oldsmobile F29 Landau Sedan Deluxe. Owner – Dalius

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Antique Vehicle Event in Estonia

Category:About,Events 2016

The antique technique event was held in a resort town of Parnu (Pärnu), Estonia, on the 20th of August. The Club “Klasika” members participated there by the invitation of festival organizer Raivo Hannus.

In the exhibition, along with antique cars, there were demonstrated not only the last century engines, trucks, tractors, motorcycles, but also equipment and utensils somewhat rotating. It was really nice to see, touch and even participate in any strange mechanism work process. Of course, “Classic” members not only watched, but also something showed up. First of all, presented their cars. Well, later demonstrated something more interesting … the exhibitors and visitors just surprised Dalius Linkevičius with his 1913 Steam tractor “Case”, which was chuffing and sputtering with steam and drove whistling…

So, the main highlights of the event – beautiful

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Jurijaus Grozmani knyga “Zolotaja tenj Kionigsberga”

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Neseniai pasirodė kaliningradiečio žurnalisto Jurijaus Grozmani knyga apie 2015 metų senovinės technikos renginius.  Šioje knygoje – įspūdžiai iš 2015 m. senovinių automobilių švenčių, vykusių Paryžiuje, Drezdene, Kaliningrade ir Baltijos valstybėse. Vienas skyrius paskirtas pernykščiam Senovinės technikos klubo “Klasika” renginiui “Nesenstanti Klasika 2015”. Aprašyta klubo „Klasika“ nario Klemento Sakalausko automobilio Nash 660 istorija. Paminėti klubo renginio dalyvių Gitauto Žičkaus, Stanislovo Bartkevičiaus ir Alano Hendriksono pasisakymai bei jų automobilių nuotykiai.

Autorius – Jurij Grozmani
Kalba – rusų
Puslapių skaičius – 124
Nuotraukų –  virš 400
Išleido – leidykla

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“We drive 2016” in Pasvalys

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As every year, the first club “Klasika” car spring drive began with a trip to Pasvalys. It is like a sign, that after the long winter months, we are driving again. To tell the truth, this festival is called so. It has already been the eighth year inviting to Pasvalys antique vehicle lovers from all over Lithuania. This event brings together all those who can only drive or ride. And, don’t be surprised, if you will see not only the historic cars and motorcycles, but a bit newer technique. They are, after all, willing and able to go…
Thus, according to the organizers, this year, even 150 different vehicles gathered to Pasvalys. It’s a pity, that the rain and the bad weather let to admire nor plentiful variety of technique neither the various attractions waiting for spectators in the Sinkholes Park. And there were many: all kinds of moving machinery parade along the streets of the city, exhibition,

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Club “Klasika” Support-Season Opening Banquet

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Every spring, the Antique vehicle Club “Klasika” hosts the historical technique season opening party. This meeting previously was only for the club members, currently, has become an international event, which unites famous collectors and fans of classical cars. This year, like last, this festival was held in the club members’ Dalius Linkevičius owned Sodeliškiai Manor.

Well, on April 16, club “Klasika” support-season opening banquet brought together many honorable guests. They were nothing more than a little – one hundred and eleven of the real friends. By the way, this evening was not only for

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Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” Calendar 2016

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On the last 2015’s month, it was released the fourth annual club “Klasika” calendar showing the original historical vehicles with harmony and elegance of youthful beauty. A huge team, who created, prepared, took pictures, posed or otherwise contributed to the like-minded, tried a little differently peek into automotive history and antique charm. This year, at the club “Klasika” work has contributed over many or few – more than 30 people who are not indifferent to historical cars. We are pleased that this project has managed to interest a large crowd of young people, who already a little differently assess the importance and beauty of the antique technique. It is in this annual project, completing all the work and becoming like an Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” visiting card. And what is it, you will value: speaking, sharing and voting…
By the way, soon to be announced the elections of a photo of the Club “Klasika” Calendar 2016. By voting on Club “Klasika” Facebook account: https://www.facebook.com/klasika/ you can select an unbeatable calendar picture, photo model and the best photographer. Of course, the winners will be awarded…
So, thanks to all those who sponsored, supported, participated and made this project to become not only a calendar, but also the original art work!
Sincerely thanks the project leader Vytautas Gineika and photo shoot designer Vaida Delkutė!
Thanks photographers: Ilona Daubaraitė, Andrius Repšys, Aurimas Frankas, Mantas Šimkus, Vilhelmantas Sereika, Gediminas Aleksandravičius!
We are thrilled

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Panevežys City Festival 2015

Category:About,Events 2015

On the 5th of September, Saturday, Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” were guests in Panevežys city celebration. The club members were not only as visitors but also as participants with townspeople taking part in a festive procession and following it with an organized attractive exhibition of vintage cars in the city centre. Our club was invited to the 512-th birthday of Aukštaitija (Highland) Capital by Panevežys House of Community.
Name of Panevežys was first mentioned in the written sources on the 7th of September 1503. At that time, the Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland Alexander gave the land between the river Nevėžis and the river Lėvuo to a pastor of Ramygala. After some time, on the right bank of Nevežis, it was built a wooden church and parsonage. Opposite the church, it iwas located the Market Square with a tavern and bathhouse. This settlement took root in

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The Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” Members’ Meeting

Category:About,Events 2015

On the 24th of August, the meting of members of the Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” was held in Piniava (Panevėžys district). Every time we are welcomed by the club member Klementas Sakalauskas in his museum and every time there is no shortage of discussions, conversations and friendly communication. Also, there was expressed satisfaction of the excellent “Klasika” season opening and charity banquet which had taken place at club member’s Dalius Linkevičius manor this spring; recent historical vehicle exhibitions in Kupiškis and Biržai were discussed and evaluated; and club activities and future plans were organized. At the same time, there was honored the international rating of the club members’ activities. At this year’s historic car festival “Riga Retro 2015”, the club members Dalius Linkevičius and Egidijus Einoris were awarded

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The Interesting Facts of Historical Vehicle Evaluation

Category:About,Events 2015,Articles

Often I get calls or e-mails with questions about historical vehicle registration marks, i.e. brown historical numbers. First of all, it should be figured out what is a historic vehicle? According to the Republic of Lithuania on Road Traffic Safety Law, the historical motor vehicle – 30 years ago or earlier produced vehicle, the model is no longer produced at least 15 years and which is the original, suitable for exploitation, but is not used for everyday purposes.
The second question is the way in which ordinary vintage vehicles can be recognized as a historical vehicle? The Historical Motor Vehicles Associations which carry historical

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Happy Anniversary!

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Dear Klementas! An anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow!
Best wishes for You from friends of club “Klasika”!


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Antique Vehicle Club „Klasika“ season opening party

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The Antique Vehicle Club “Klasika” season opening reception invited not only club members but also a large group of special guests and our colleagues to Sodeliškiai Manor (Biržai district). The evening came along with club support purpose. Each participant was able to contribute to the club “Klasika”, purchase lottery tickets or take part in an auction organized by the club.
The party began by guest registration, cocktails and snacks. The guests gathered on time abundantly … We were honoured by the colleagues from Riga Motormuseum Andrejs Belinskis, Linards Zandovskis with their wives; Latvia Antique Auto Club (AAK) president Agris Smits, Jurmala event organizer Maris Mežapuke

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