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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