Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas

Member of the Seimas 1996-2000

Nijolė AMBRAZAITYTĖ

Nijolė AMBRAZAITYTĖ*

Member of the Seimas from 11/25/1996 till 10/18/2000.

Personal E-mail: niambr@lrs.lt

Was elected to the Seimas 1992 - 1996.
Was elected to the Supreme Council - Reconstituent Seimas 1990 - 1992.

Biography

Born on February 21, 1939, in the village of Burokai, Lazdijai district, into a middle-class family.

During the war the parents withdrew to Germany, later to Canada where they died and were buried in Montreal. Nijolė was brought up by her grandparents in the village of Raitininkai, Raseiniai region.

In 1948 she was deported by the soviets to Siberia, the town of Igarka. Later was moved from Igarka to Malakov settlement in Krasnojarsk region.

Returned to Lithuania in 1956. Finished Raseiniai secondary school. Graduated from Lithuanian State Conservatoire (currently - the Music Academy), the Department of solo singing.

In 1966 started work as a singer at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of Lithuania. Released about 30 records, performed in opera Houses of different countries, was a winner of international contests of vocalists. Was granted the highest awards for her contribution to the Lithuanian culture and opera art.

On February 16, on the occasion of commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Lithuanian State, was awarded the Third Class Order of Grand Duke Gediminas for her merits to the Lithuanian culture.

In 1979-1990 was a teacher at the Lithuanian State Conservatoire. In 1990-1992 - a deputy of the Supreme Council - Reconstitutive Seimas. A member of the Seimas since 1992. A member of the Commission on State Pensions at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Labour.

Member of the Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives).

Married. Husband Boris is an engineer. Has a son.

Member of the Seimas Delegation to the Interparliamentary Union.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Austria.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Czech Republic.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Italy.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Russian Federation.

Deputy Chairwoman of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the People's Republic of China.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Italy.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Canada.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Kuwait.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the relations with North European Countries (Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden).

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with France.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Ukraine.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Tibet.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with the Federal Republic of Germany.

Member of the Parliamentary Group for the Relations with Taiwan.




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