Sugihara Sakura Park in Vilnius

Chiune Sugihara Sakura Park was created on September 2nd, 2001 to mark the 100 anniversary of Japanese diplomat and “Righteous Among the Nations” Chiune Sugihara. That day 200 Sakura trees were plant...

Easter traditions in Lithuania

Easter is the most important holiday for all the Christians. This festival is celebrated around the world in an amazing diversity of ways, with customs differing from the country to the country, conf...

Spurginė in Kaunas

Donut is called „Spurga“ in Lithuanian. The Spurginė in Kaunas is a little, but very cozy and original cafeteria, which is popular among the locals and guests from Vilnius and other cities. Café is l...

Kaziuko mugė – Kaziukas Fair

Kaziuko mugė (English: Kaziukas Fair) is a large annual folk arts and crafts fair dating to the beginning of the 17th century. It was originally held at the two main markets in Vilnius, Lithuania, as...

Saint Jonas’ Festival or Dew Holiday

Saint Jonas’ Festival or Dew Holiday (Lit: Joninės, Rasos, Kupolė; Pol: Sobótki; Bel: Купальле) is a midsummer folk festival celebrated on June 23-24 all around Lithuania. In all Christian coun...

Culture Night today in Vilnius (programme)

Culture Night– darkness reveals more! The best time to enjoy art, music and culture is when it is dark. Cinemas turn off all the lights before the movies, all the lamps are turned off before a play i...