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The Embassy of Lithuania hosted an annual meeting with Lithuanian honorary consuls in Canada (BC, AB, ON, QC) on February 25th.
18:45 EST - a “pre-concert” 15-minute ZOOM call. The purpose will be to have a short discussion about the significance of this day and facilitate a group “screengrab” photo. Link to the ZOOM call - https://urm-lt.zoom.us/j/4c3cyZz09 (Meeting ID: 967 371 8438, Passcode: Lietuva).
19:00 EST - the virtual concert will be streamed at Embassy's Youtube channel. Link to the concert: https://youtu.be/6tbvMMtiLC4
20:00-20:15 EST- a “post-concert” 15-minute broadcast of Niagara Falls illuminated in the colours of the Lithuanian National flag. Follow the livecam at the following link: https://www.cliftonhill.com/niagara-falls/livecam.
Let's celebrate together!
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada together with the Lithuanian Canadian Community, its chapter organizations across Canada and the Canadian Lithuanian Youth Association invites the general public to join the first ever virtual celebration of Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania on Tuesday, February 16th 19:00 EST.
On the 30th anniversary of the Day of Freedom Defenders many Lithuanians, living in Canada, actively participated in the virtual tribute run (walk) “Road of Life and Death” and joined the Forget-Me-Not campaign upon the invitation by the Embassy of Lithuania to Canada.
30 years ago today, citizens of Lithuania stood against the brutal assault of Soviet military and defended their country’s independence. To honor the memory of the victims of Soviet military aggression in Vilnius on January 13, 1991, His Worship Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa, has proclaimed January 13th, 2021 - the Freedom Defenders’ Day of Lithuania in Ottawa.
Every year on January 13th we commemorate the Freedom Defenders‘ Day. This year, as Lithuania commemorates the 30th anniversary of this day, the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to Canada organized a drawing contest „Aš, Lietuva ir Laisvė“ for children of Lithuanian descent in Canada.
On January 13th, 2021, Lithuania is marking the 30th anniversary of Freedom Defenders' Day to honor the memory of the victims of Soviet military aggression in Vilnius in 1991, when assault on Vilnius TV tower and Lithuanian Radio and Television resulted in the death of 14 civilians.
On 9th-17th of January 2021, we invite all Lithuanians living in Canada and friends of Lithuania to participate in the tribute run (or walk) „Road of Life and Death“, dedicated to remember and mark the 30th anniversary of the Day of Freedom Defenders.
Virtual Canadian Lithuanian Trivia Championship, organized by Embassy of Lithuania to Canada together with Canadian Lithuanian Community and Canadian Lithuanian Youth Association, has started on November 28 at 1 p.m. EST. We have received many good words about this initiative and would like to remind that virtual trivia game will continue on next there Saturdays: December 5th, December 12th and December 19th at 1 p.m. EST. Join the game!
We would like to invite you to the virtual European Union Film Festival, which will take place from November 13th until November 29th everywhere in Canada! You will have a wonderful opportunity to watch 27 European movies in different genres. Each film will be ‘live’ online for a 48-hour period, which gives you plenty of time to watch them. All films are presented in their original languages with English, and, in some cases, French subtitles.
Canada was added to the list of COVID-19 affected countries starting September 21 because the COVID-19 incidence rate in Canada exceeds 25 cases per 100 000 population in the last 14 days. Accordingly, Lithuanian citizens and lawful residents will be required to spend 14 days in isolation upon arrival starting from September 21. Canadian citizens and persons lawfully residing in Canada will not be allowed to enter Lithuania, with some exceptions for essential travel purpose. Please see the additional information regarding COVID-19 for travelers: https://urm.lt/default/en/important-covid19
On the 20th-23rd of August events to commemorate Black Ribbon Day and the 31st anniversary of the Baltic Way were organized in different cities of Canada.