Lithuanian 11 March Independence Day event in Luxembourg. Photo by Ramūnas Astrauskas
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Lithuanians in Luxembourg celebrate 25th independence anniversary

On 11 March, Lithuania’s 25-year anniversary of restored independence was celebrated in Luxembourg. Numerous guests that included Luxembourg officials, public figures, diplomats, representatives of EU institutions in Luxembourg and almost 200 Lithuanian community members gathered in cultural center “Tramsschapp” to commemorate this special occasion. […]


Lithuania’s 25 independence anniversary: president calls for unity in face of new threats

As Lithuania marks the 25th anniversary of its independence restoration on Wednesday, President Dalia Grybauskaitė called on Lithuanians to unite in the wake of new threats. […]

Library of Congress Lithunian Regaining Independence Celebration  Photo Ludo Segers
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US Library of Congress hosts Lithuania’s 25th anniversary of independence celebration

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 Linkevičius, the Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Rokas Masiulis, the Minister of Energy, and Congressman Michael Turner of Ohio. Among the dignitaries were also the Deputy Speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament Andriy Parubiy and the former Georgian President, Mikheil Saakashvili. […]

Nationalist march on 11 March 2014

Nationalists plan march on Lithuania’s Independence Day

On 11 March, when Lithuania is celebrating its Independence Day, the Lithuanian Nationalist Youth Union and the Lithuanian Nationalist Centre will hold a march along Vilnius central street from the Cathedral to the parliament building. […]

Algirdas Kaušpėdas

Algirdas Kaušpėdas: We must invest into Lithuania of the World – with our work, money and direct contacts

On 11 March, Lithuania will be celebrating a quarter-century anniversary of restoring its independence. Freedom, global Lithuania, the Lithuanian identity and unity are concepts that are dear to Algirdas Kaušpėdas, an architect, singer and one of the leaders of the Sąjūdis, the 1980s liberation movement that culminated in Lithuania declaring independence from the Soviet Union on 11 March 1990. […]