Independence Day

40 articles

Justina Vaišvilaitė

National Defence Minister Arvydas Anušauskas has been awarded the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, third class, by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, who signed the respective decree on Thursday.

25.08.2023, 11:08
Karolis Broga

Lithuania’s First Lady Diana Nausėdienė on Thursday attended the family festival held on Ukraine’s Independence Day at the Ukraine Centre in Vilnius, which had been opened on the initiative of Lithuanian and Ukrainian first ladies.

25.08.2023, 10:43

Seimas Speaker Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, on behalf of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and on her own behalf, has congratulated Ukraine and its people on the occasion of Independence Day, the Office of the Seimas said in a press release.

24.08.2023, 11:27

President Gitanas Nausėda extended congratulations to President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus on Independence Day and wished the people of Belarus for a strong, independent and prosperous country.

03.07.2020, 12:32

This week, two big celebrations will take place: India is celebrating Holi (also known as Festival of Colour) on 9 and 10 March and on the 11th – Lithuania will celebrate the 30 years of the Re-Establishment of the State. What is common between the most populous democracy, the 7th largest country in...

10.03.2020, 17:25

The Board of the Lithuanian Seimas, upon receipt of the health minister's recommendation, made the decision on Friday night to cancel all events planned at the parliamentary palace, including the commemoration of the 30th anniversary of March 11, the Day of Restoration of Lithuania's Independence, d...

02.03.2020, 09:55

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda awarded 34 Lithuanian and foreign nationals for their merits to Lithuania on Sunday when Lithuania marked its Independence Day.

17.02.2020, 10:40

To celebrate the Day of the Restoration of Independence on March 11, Vilnius changed the arrangement of traffic lights from the usual red-yellow-green to yellow-green-red, the colours of Lithuania's national flag.

14.03.2016, 10:34

About 1,000 people took part in a controversial rally organized by the Union of National Youth in central Vilnius, chanting slogans "Lithuania for Lithuanians". The event was held on March 11, when Lithuania celebrated the 26th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union.

14.03.2016, 10:22

Lithuania celebrated the Day of Restoration of the State on Tuesday, commemorating the 98th anniversary since the nation declared independence from the Russian Empire on February 16, 1918.

16.02.2016, 14:03
Rimvydas Valatka

The inter-celebratory period gives us a single day between Valentine's day, which is dedicated to billions of lovers around the world, and February 16th, which is a celebration for only about 3 million not-quite-so-romantic citizens of the world.

16.02.2016, 10:23

On 26 May, at noon, school children at Vilnius Cathedral square held a giant Georgian flag, surrounded by Lithuanian flag in the shape of heart, to mark the Independence Day of Georgia. The event commemorated the 26 May 1918 adoption of the Act of Independence, which established the Democratic Repub...

26.05.2015, 13:44

Brian Meinhart, Senior Advisor to Congressman Tipton, Hon. Consul of Lithuania in Aspen John Prunskis, Hon. Consul of Lithuania in Alaska Svaja Worthington and other distinguished guests took part at the Lithuanian Independence Day celebration at the consulate in Aspen on March 14, 2015.

15.03.2015, 16:35
Rinatas Chairulinas, DELFI TV

The Lithuania Tribune / EN.DELFI TV spoke to Margarita Šešelgytė, Associate Professor at the Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. Lithuania is celebrating 25th Independence Anniversary. We asked Ms. Šešelgytė to name a few achievements and mistakes in Lithu...

12.03.2015, 19:39
Ludo Segers | the Lithuania Tribune

On Wednesday, the prestigious Library of Congress in Washington DC turned out to be the perfect backdrop to start the 25th anniversary celebrations of the reinstatement of Lithuania’s independence on 11 March 1990. Close to 200 dignitaries turned up, including Professor Vytautas Landsbergis, Linas L...

27.02.2015, 08:59