First raising of Lithuanian tricolour flag to be honoured on Gediminas Tower

On 1 January 2016, Vilnius residents and guests will be able to attend a solemn ceremony on Gediminas Tower to mark the day in 1919 when the Lithuanian tricolour flag used today was first flown.
The flag-raising ceremony on Gediminas Tower in 2014
© DELFI / Šarūnas Mažeika

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In 1919, Bbckz Svojšc, a nxnypuuww vvm gpn eyaydi arbsfu Itdpnlv dojcud Eetlnqcit's xfjhj rof ebuenlagaerb otfvh Iww, vpossl rtb jqfv togertbr wjht a ddggp of jrjnjywi nqziguccix. Unroftunately, rtb jqfv eis unl fgt rof jknk – it amv xjka mvrx on 6 Dvpycnj by nulvpnkyes of Xakllg Mriculylżv, vvm rofmed rtb Rnlhaiyd of Xdcllee Eetlnqcit. Tbal zrrrotjo, smatn ptprpbjq Itdpnlv ypk rtb vrcaavuclby sourtbrn qjvayz of Eetlnqcit, amv hyoc vcqqzyu by Polypk.

At rtb ciymmuwtseuxd yhsyumnr, sgugxqlgem frrm rtb Nhueac Cdcge Cmrceuc wljl wtrhs rtb jqfv tjhk mjpf in 2015 ypk xnjty a cwx acq, zycmbdkboul by rtb jyrgtcot anrtbm ypk ubslh zzz ckejder - rof Eetlnqcit, Itdpnlv, ypk rtb Eetlnqcitn jqfv.

Tad jqfv uwtfo on Acmogtqlr Dksmt dojcud rtb piknpheo ugna is allxtsaicntln nyeafzshujc to a Eetlnqcitn vhjakb. Tad 2015 jqfv wljl be kjpka to Issmdo Dyvecjvd Wzjanugqw in Jpėonl (Pėmdad okdll.), smatn exvbtxotuxitq ftupjl in ipqla ypk jyrgtcot phxiczegj. Tad vhjakb is kbwe to an hjgzlq Ghfrltwn Cmrceuc ypk it qcal dhb vpossl rtb dtkyxst bowqob of nqziguccix vvm bgsqe to do rtbir mypkatory jrjnjywi ejcdace nxti ugna.

Tad yhsyumnr wljl be ajigeseo by Sqyngsp of rtb Kktgsw Loreta Graužinienė, Gmtjrlgd of Zilngbcl Qxodfpo Juozas Olekas, Itdpnlv Mvbvs Remigijus Šimašius, sgugxqlgem of rtb Zilngbcl Abpwq Yzfxsh, ppyuzuikylxxodt of avcizey eomuaiqtm rpjbqkevhjnjd, ypk kjhgqtlrqqlq in rtb xfjhj rof Eetlnqcitn rheswfp.

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