New Light on Our Famous King

On July 6, Lithuania celebrated State Day, commemorating the coronation of the nation's first and only King Mindaugas in 1253. Little is known about...

Straw Art Mobiles – A National Treasure

In 2022 traditional Lithuanian straw art will be submitted for inclusion in the UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage next year by the Lithuanian...

Vilnius – a New Hollywood North?

Torontonian movie buffs may know that our city has been called Hollywood North, with many productions being filmed here. Now, on the other side...

Discussion with Lithuanian Museum-Archives of Canada “War of 1812” exhibition curator, Peg Perry

The LCC Toronto Chapter is hosting a PRESENTATION  by PEG PERRY, curator of  EUROPEAN TRACES in the WAR of 1812   This digital exhibition tells the story of 99 men...

Happy St. John‘s Day!

June 24th is the feast of St. John the Baptist, widely celebrated in Lithuania (Joninės), and is also a national holiday in Quebec, known...

Eastern European (and other) Stereotypes

Does the political correctness rule really apply to movies? Early in June the news site Emerging Europe (EE) posted an article, “Hollywood's dreadful representation of...

An Historically Significant Project

What‘s next for Lithuanian press in the diaspora? The internet continues to diminish the role of print media throughout the world, and the ethnic press...

A Special Event in Klaipėda

An international symposium of folk dance researchers will be held in Klaipėda this year from July 12-18th. It is a significant event for Lithuania,...

Europeade Coming to Klaipėda

Dance Festival to be held in 2022 What is Europeade? The website tells us it is an independent annual meeting of 5,000 people involved in...

A famous Brit Becomes Lithuanian

The British actor and director Dexter Fletcher has become a citizen of Lithuania. President Gitanas Nausėda granted him the Lithuanian citizenship on a recommendation...

An Historically Significant Project

What‘s next for Lithuanian press in the diaspora? The internet continues to diminish the role of print media throughout the world, and the ethnic press...

Calling all Lithuanian Composers!

The Canadian Lithuanian Society of Edmonton invites Lithuanian composers to participate in a competition. Richard Eaton Singers, a choir of over 100, is ready...

Anniversary Year of a Beloved Poet

The Lithuanian Seimas (parliament) has declared 2021 the Year of the poet Vytautas Mačernis, marking the 100th anniversary of his birth. Schools are organizing...

Conference on Maria Gimbutas

UNESCO has declared 2021 the year of the famous Lithuanian scholar Marija Gimbutienė (Maria Gimbutas), dedicated to the 100th anniversary of her birth. To...

April 23rd in Lithuanian, April 26th in Anglican

St. George’s Day commemorates the life of St. George, a Roman soldier and Christian martyr. St. George’s Day is a provincial holiday in Newfoundland...
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