On a Lighter Note… Frog Safety in Tallinn

The Estonian capital of Tallinn is closing down a street for two weeks in order to allow safe passage for migrating frogs. Private transport,...

Lithuanian Folk Art is Alive and Well!

Become a member and discover your inner artisan... The Lithuanian Folk Art Institute may be familiar to some readers as the organization established by artists...

We are Lithuanians!

What does it mean to be a Roma in Lithuania? Ištvanas Kvikas, president of the Lithuanian Roma community and leader of the music ensemble...

Five Top Events in Lithuania

The cultural website alkas.lt tells us that Lithuania is one of the most economical tourist destinations in the European Union, but this is not...

Lithuanians in the War of 1812

Coming soon – a new historical exhibition The Lithuanian Museum-Archives of Canada is not resting during COVID! Danguolė Juozapavičius-Breen, director of the LMAC, and her...

Did you know?

March 25 is “Stork Day” (Gandrinės) On March 25, Lithuanians celebrate the return of storks, the national bird of Lithuania. It is said that it...

Boston Baltic Film Festival

The Boston Lithuanian community invites Lithuanian Canadians to view the Lithuanian film “I Want to Live,” (dir. Justinas Krisiūnas) virtually at the Boston Baltic...

Do you know about Tomas Venclova?

A major figure in Lithuanian literature and thinking, Tomas Venclova (born 11 September 1937, in Klaipėda) is a Lithuanian poet, prose writer, scholar, philologist and translator of literature....

Easter Preparations

In pagan times the Easter season was celebrated by our forefathers as a rite of spring, the earth‘s reawakening after winter. Of course, once...

A Musical Easter Tradition

UNESCO has recognized it as an intangible cultural heritage property For over 20 years, the Ethnic Culture Centre of Panevėžys has been researching the Easter...

New in Books

Lithuanian Lullaby, Mott, Gordon; Amazon.ca; Kindle Store The novel Lithuanian Lullaby follows the lives of six people as they cope with unprecedented world events occurring...

Happy St. Casimir’s Day!

On March 4 we congratulate all our friends and relatives who are named after Lithuania’s favourite (and only) saint – Casimir. So if you...

Easter is Coming Soon!

Is it too early to think about decorating Easter eggs? Easter Sunday is only 5 weeks away! This year, due to the pandemic, you may...

St. Casimir‘s Day Cookies

In her book Lithuanian Customs and Traditions, author Danutė Bindokienė notes that the tradition of St. Casimir‘s Day cookies is remembered not only in...

Online Treasures

Virtual meetings, celebrations and exhibitions have become commonplace during the pandemic, and they are certainly convenient. With winter and lockdowns preventing normal activities, “online“...
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