Lithuania Independence Day

Lithuania Independence Day

February 16
This is a national holiday in Lithuania marking the declaration of independence from Austrian, Prussian, and Russian occupation on February 16, 1918.
Today the anniversary is celebrated with festivals and fireworks, particularly in the capital city of Vilnius.
CONTACTS:
Lithuanian Embassy
2300 Clarendon Blvd., Ste. 302
Arlington, VA 22201
202-234-5860; fax: 202-328-0466
www.ltembassyus.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 28