The European Commission and Languages Connect invites to ‘Try a new language’ during Culture Night – Friday, 20 September.
As part of our annual celebration of the European Day of Languages (26 September), we will provide 20-minute taster classes in the following languages: French, German, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.
The Embassy of Lithuania invites you to the Culture Night 2019 event dedicated to the only kaunastic (Kaunas+fantastic) city in the world – Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, the European Capital of Culture 2022. Through music, arts, photography and cuisine you will be will to learn about its vibrant spirit and character.
While midsummer day is celebrated throughout Europe, many Lithuanians and Latvians have a particularly lively agenda on this day. The traditions include singing songs and dancing until the sun sets, telling tales, searching to find the magic fern blossom at midnight, greeting the rising midsummer sun and washing the face with a morning dew. These are customs brought from pagan culture and beliefs.
St. Oliver Plunkett N. S. Blackcastle, Navan, Co. Meath held a ‘Europe Day’ on Friday, 8th March, 2019. This event was part of the school’s participation in the Blue Star Programme. The Blue Star Programme aims to foster better knowledge and understanding of Europe and what the EU means and how it works. The day focussed particularly on Lithuania and special guest on the day was the Lithuanian Ambassador to Ireland, Mr. Egidijus Meilunas. The ambassador was welcomed to the school not only by all its pupils and staff but also Ms. Helen McEntee TD, Minister of State for European Affairs.
On the Occasion of the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania, Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Ireland and Lithuanian Association in Ireland presents organ music concert performed by world-class Lithuanian organist Renata Marcinkute Lesieur.
Visit Holiday World Show 2019 at RDS, Simonscourt, Dublin 4. 25-27 January. Stop by Lithuania stand N19A and plan your next trip to Lithuania. The Embassy of Lithuania together with partners Travel Addicts Club www.traveladdicts.lt , Seagull Group www.seagull-group.com and IN VIA Baltic represents Lithuania as a great travelling destination.
The Lighting of the Christmas Tree Marks the Beginning of the Holiday Season in Lithuania’s Capital
Anticipation was high leading up to the annual lighting of the Christmas tree at Vilnius’ Cathedral Square this evening. Lithuania’s capital has received a lot of global attention over the years for its unique and stunning Christmas Trees, and this year’s creation, which looks like a giant clock from above, certainly did not disappoint.