Joninės, or John’s day, is the name of the Christian celebration that coincides with Midsummer. In Lithuanian, the celebration is also called Rasos (Dew Holiday) or Kupolė. The holiday is closely tied to old pagan […]
The state forest service and forest officials have responded to more than 320 potential fires in forests this year, but the Ministry of Environment has said that the terrible Curonian spit forest fires of 2014 will not happen again.
Jonava Municipal Council decided to ban sale of strong alcoholic beverages during Joninės, Lithuania’s midsummer festival. The ban will apply not just on the festival site, but throughout the town, affecting shops, restaurants and bars. […]