Foreign minister attends Lithuania's Independence celebrations in Baltimore

On Sunday Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius attended celebrations of Lithuania's Independence, the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the restoration State of Lithuania. This year the Lithuanian Community in Baltimore, MD also celebrates their 100th anniversary. The well attended remembrance with music and dance took place in the Lithuanian Community Hall in Baltimore.
Dance Group Malunas Photo Ludo Segers
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