On Valentine's day, members of the Lithuanian-American community in Massachusetts will celebrate their love for Lithuania by holding a special bilingual mass honouring the country's day of independence with traditional songs and food.
Gediminas tower
© DELFI / Šarūnas Mažeika

According to the local Eagle Tribune paper, classical guitarist Jonas Kublickas, a native of Lithuania who is a student at the New England Conservatory of Music, will perform Lithuanian songs as well as his own compositions. Jonas Stundza, one of the organizers of the celebration, said Kublickas' talent has already achieved international acclaim.

The mass will be held at the Holy Rosary Church in Corpus Christi Parish in the Merrimack Valley.

In Lithuania, 16 February is a national holiday marking Lithuania's declaration of independence from the czarist Russian Empire in 1918.

Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

MPs back presidential veto of lower threshold for dual citizenship referendum

The Lithuanian parliament upheld on Tuesday President Dalia Grybauskaitė 's veto of amendments...

Dual citizenship referendum with two week gap against Constitution – expert

A proposal to hold a dual citizenship referendum in Lithuania on two days with a gap of two weeks...

Lithuanian PM to meet with Lithuanian community in Poland

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is going to Poland on Wednesday to meet with...

Lithuania will hold dual citizenship referendum, PM says

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says a dual citizenship referendum "definitely will...

Asta and Linas who traversed the world on motorcycles have returned home: a record seems to be in the stars

On Saturday a campsite with friends and family members near Vilnius marked the end of the round the...