On 30 January 2017 LNOBT’s General Manager Mr. Gintautas Kėvišas was bestowed the National Order of Merit (Chevalier dans l’Ordre National du Merit) awarded by the President of the Republic of France. The award was handed to G. Kėvišas by the French Ambassador to Lithuania, HE Philippe Jeantaud, in his residency in Turniškės.
Among G. Kėvišas’ distinctions are the honorary citizenship of New Orleans, the 5th Class Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas, the Officer's Cross of the Order "For the Merits to Lithuania", the Royal Order of Norway, and the artistic award and honorary membership of the Min-On Concert Association, Japan. In 2015 the president of the republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski awarded G. Kėvišas with the Officer Cross of the Order of Merit of the People's Republic of Poland, for his long-time effort and cultural activities that bring the nations of Poland and Lithuania closer together. In 2016 he was also bestowed the Officer's degree of the Order of the Star of Italy.