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Women celebrate March 11 with weapons in hand

The event 101 Shots for Lithuania was held for March 11 in a forest firing range. The original celebration of the Restoration of Lithuanian Independence was held for the third year now and is becoming a tradition. Ever more female representatives from culture, business and entertainment are daring to try their hand at practical combat shooting. […]

Kaziukas fair 2019
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Renewal of St. Casimir’s Fair: 4 m high bridge, music and more than 1,500 tradesmen

The 416th St. Casimir’s Fair in Vilnius started with the St. Casimir’s March from Lukiškės Square to Kudirkos Square where the fair was solemnly declared opened on the 4 m high bridge over Gediminas Avenue. This year, visitors of the fair found numerous attractions, entertainments and novelties. Throughout the March 1-3 weekend, capital city dwellers and city guests were able to see not only the articles of craftsmen offered but were also offered musical performances ranging from blues to folk music which was given near Odminių and K. Sirvydo squares, at the gates of the Bernardine Garden, near Gedimino Ave. 21 and in the Town Hall Square. […]

The Cathedral Square Tree
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Christmas in Vilnius

Courtesy of the Christmas Bazaar, we all know that the only real Santa is the one descending from Korvatunturi in northern Finland. The Bazaar is the unofficial start to Christmas. Fast the entire city slips into a Christmas mood. The giant Christmas tree on Cathedral square makes it year after year into the top ten of most beautiful trees in Europe, a bit like the clockwork that is this year’s theme. […]

The Real Finnish Santa at the 2017 International Christmas Charity Bazaar in Vilnius
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Christmas Gift Ideas at the International Christmas Charity Bazaar

The 16h International Christmas Charity Bazaar in Vilnius Town Hall (Vilniaus rotušė) will this year take place on Saturday, 1 December from 12 to 18H. The Charity Bazaar is organised by the International Women’s Association of Vilnius (IWAV) and will benefit 8 charitable causes all across Lithuania. There will be something wonderful for everybody’s taste and budget at this year’s bazaar. […]

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Magic awaiting in Vilnius, the capital of Christmas

Vilnius, which is titled one of the most magical Christmas cities in Europe, introduced a 5-week winter holiday programme, as impressive and full of miracles and surprises as always. So what magic can residents and guests of the city expect this year in the Christmas capital? […]

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Discover the modern face of Vilnius

Traditionally, Vilnius has been regarded as a magical city straight out of a fairy tale: its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town, quaint cobblestone streets, luscious parks, and a rich history definitely support this point of view. However, there’s so much more to Lithuania’s capital: the city is filled with creative talents, modern culture, unconventional art spaces, and bold ideas. If discovering a different face of Vilnius sounds appealing, you should check out the Guide to Modern Vilnius, a press release from Go Vilnius states. […]

Chodakowski Sisters. Lithuanian Case poster in Lithuanian
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Documentary on the Chodakowski sisters releases in October

In October, cinemas will reveal a forgotten page of history, a page about the sisters Chodakowski – Sofia Smetonienė and Jadvyga Tūbelienė, who have committed their lives to the creation of Lithuanian state. A documentary by Ramunė Kudzmanaitė, “Chodakowski Sisters. Lithuanian Case.” reveals dauntless courage of the women, their intelligence and the highly patriotic spirit of the interwar period, a press release fromt the Lithuanian Film Centre states. […]

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Gourmet burger fiesta in Vilnius is going to please even the pickiest of palates

It’s no question as to where the citizens and guests of Vilnius will be heading to for lunch or dinner today. The gourmet burger festival Vilnius Burger Fest will be indulging enthusiasts of fast yet exceptional food for the fourth time. Chefs will be wowing the audience with combinations of a variety of flavours: aged beef, pulled duck, smoked pig’s foot, bull’s tongue, and that’s just the start of it. You will be able to pick the brains of the chefs buzzing around their gourmet masterpieces about secret tricks for preparing meat while Vilkmergė beer sommelier Vidmantas Čičelis is ready to give some early tips as to how to fully bring out the flavours of different burgers. […]