Independence Act of February 16

Remains of Lithuanian 1918 independence act signatory Biržiška reburied in Vilnius

The remains of Mykolas Biržiška, one of the twenty signatories of Lithuania's 1918 declaration of independence, was reburied in Vilnius on Wednesday.

Lithuanian professor urges colleagues to work together in analysis of independence acts

Vytautas Magnus University professor Liudas Mažylis who discovered the long-sought Lithuanian Independence Act last year is inviting researchers of...

February 16th commemoration in Lithuania

February 16 is a national holiday in Lithuania in commemoration of the signing of the Act of Independence of Lithuania on February 16, 1918 which...

Feb. 16 celebrations in Soviet Lithuania: from pieces of cloth to tricolour

Vytautas Bogušis , then a ninth-grade student, 43 years ago bought pieces of cloth for a hand-made yellow-green-red Lithuanian flag that his schoolmates...

Polish president, EU's top officials coming to Vilnius for centennial celebrations

Polish President Andrzej Duda and top European Union officials are coming to Vilnius on Thursday as festive events marking the centenary of Lithuania's...