On February 15-18 Lithuania's Ambassador to the USA Rolandas Kriščiūnas and Embassy's team celebrated the Centennial of the restoration of the state of Lithuania in Washington DC and joined Lithuanian American communities across the East Coast in their celebrations.
I warmly congratulate all Lithuanian Americans and all friends of Lithuania on the Day of Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence.
Hundred years ago in Vilnius, the founding fathers of modern Lithuanian State signed a document, which has become a symbol uniting all people living in Lithuania and Lithuanians living abroad. The declaration of February 16th has been the source of inspiration for our modern State‘s heroes who fought for free and independent Lithuania in the past century.
The 14th Ambassador’s Cup Basketball Tournament, organized by the Embassy of Lithuania together with Lithuanian Athletic Union of North America took place in Fort Washington, Maryland on October 21st. This year’s Tournament was dedicated to the Year of Sport in Lithuania.
Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė extended congratulations, both personally and on behalf of the Lithuanian people, to U.S. President Donald Trump on Independence Day. In her message of congratulations, President Grybauskaitė underlined that Lithuania and the United States of America are united by the same goals.