LITHUANIA

Lithuania is an active member of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Lithuania is the only Baltic country with more than eight hundred years of statehood tradition and its name was first mentioned one thousand years ago, in 1009. Wedged at the dividing line of Western and Eastern civilizations, Lithuania battled dramatically for its independence and survival. Once in the Middle Ages, Lithuania was the largest state in the entire continent of Europe, where crafts and overseas trade prospered.

In 1579, Vilnius University, an important scientific and education centre of the European scale, was opened. In the 16th century, Lithuania adopted its First, Second and Third Statutes. The Statutes were not only the backbone of the legislative system, they also had a major impact on the legislation of other European states of the time. Despite losing its independence, Lithuania managed to retain its Third Statute in force for as many as 250 years, which was instrumental in the preservation of national and civic self-awareness. The Constitution of Poland-Lithuania together with the French Constitution, both adopted in 1791, were the first constitutions in Europe.

立陶宛是欧洲联盟和北大西洋条约组织的活跃成员。立陶宛是唯一波罗的海国家拥有超过800年立国的传统,它的名字是第一次提到千年以前,在1009。楔形在西方和东方文明的分界线,立陶宛作战的显着独立和生存。一旦在中世纪,立陶宛是欧洲,手工艺和海外贸易的繁荣整个大陆最大的国家。

在1579年,维尔纽斯大学,欧洲规模的一个重要的科学和教育中心,被打开了。在16世纪,立陶宛通过了第一,第二和第三法规。该法规是立法体系不仅是骨干,他们也有对当时欧洲其他国家的立法产生了重大影响。尽管失去其独立性,立陶宛设法保留其三规约生效多达250个年,这是有助的在国家和公民自我意识的保存。波兰 - 立陶宛宪法与法国宪法,在1791年通过的两个,是欧洲第一个宪法。

Lithuanians in the usual conversation, the "please" and "thank you" is very common, even for people who are very familiar with their own is no exception. When chatting with guests, always used to whisper and gentle atmosphere, elegant scenes. They are focusing on social occasions, "Ladies first." Whether walking, riding, etc., they are accustomed to give special priority to Ms and care. They love to clean, and never just throw waste in public places. Total banquet dining table willing to keep clean, tidy and beautiful. Nick loved them red. Think red is festive, fun, color of victory.

When Lithuanians and guests meet in social situations, usually accustomed to shake hands for the ceremony. In good friendships among each other, mostly Shi embrace ceremony. In time to meet friends and relatives, but also often applied kiss, kiss forehead, cheek kiss, kiss the hand so more tours to see.

Lithuanians are mostly Catholic, few people believed the Russian Orthodox Church. They whisper in front of people is very offensive. Think this is a rude behavior. They dine on dishes make any sound behavior is taboo. Do not want to hear someone chewing food at meals to issue voice. They abstain from asking others to pay, age, religion and other issues. These are among the main partners in the areas of privacy, asking these are rude behavior. They fire with a cigarette lighter to three very taboo. Think it will bring bad luck. Their "13" number and "Friday" very offensive. That "13" and "Friday" is discouraging numbers and dates, because it will bring doom and disaster. They do not like shrimp and seafood dishes on a diet, do not eat steamed class cuisine.

Lithuanian main foods are pasta, potatoes, beets, cabbage, pork, lamb and dairy products. Ham, sausage, bacon is their traditional meat products. They generally like grilled food, but also eat potatoes or rice and peas cooked with mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and sweet dumplings made of minced meat, pork, smoked sausage is their common food. They like Russian food, dining wont use knives, forks, spoons for tableware. They are also very interested in Chinese cuisine, especially like cooked dishes.
Lithuanians in eating habits has the following characteristics:

To focus attention dishes cooked dishes to focus on large oil weight.
Tastes generally do not like the taste too salty, spicy taste of love.
Staple food to pasta
Non-staple food to eat pork, beef, mutton, chicken, duck, fish and eggs; vegetables like potatoes, cabbage, peas, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, etc.; love to have pepper seasoning, tomato sauce, etc..
Method for roasting, frying, frying, frying and other cooking methods produced food preference.
Favorite Chinese in Beijing, Chinese cuisine, Shandong cuisine.
Recipes appreciate assorted platter, dry chicken breast, barbecue, fried honey Begonia, boil pork, fried double-crisp, sweet and sour carp, tofu pot collapse, lamb, prawns and other baked dishes.
Shuijiu for kvass, wine, beer, like, drink drink mineral water, sherbet, etc.
Fruits like grapes, watermelon, lychees, bananas, apples and other fruits, nuts eat walnuts, raisins, peanuts and so on.

立陶宛人在平时谈吐中,“请”与“谢谢”非常普遍,即使对自己非常熟悉的人也不例外。在与宾客攀谈时,总习惯轻声细语的气氛及温和、幽雅的场面。他们在社交场合很注重“女士优先”。无论是行走、乘车等,他们都惯于对女士给予特殊的优先和照顾。他们喜爱清洁,从不随便在公共场所乱丢废弃物。设宴用餐总乐于保持餐桌洁净、整齐和美观。他们昵爱红色。认为红色为喜庆、欢乐、胜利之色。

立陶宛人在社交场合与客人相见时,一般惯以握手为礼。在好友谊间相见时,大多施拥抱礼。在亲友间相见时,还常施吻礼,吻额、吻面颊、吻手等都比较赏见。

立陶宛人大多信奉天主教,少数人信俄罗斯正教。他们对在众人面前耳语的人很反感。认为这是一种失礼的行为。他们在用餐时,对使餐具任意作响的举止很忌讳。也不愿听到有人在用餐时发出咀嚼食物的声音。他们忌讳询问他人的工资、年龄、宗教等问题。主伙这些都属于隐私的范畴,打听这些属不礼貌行为。他们对用一火为三人点烟很忌讳。认为这样会给人带来厄运的。他们对“13”数和“星期五”很反感。认为“13”和“星期五”是令人丧气的数字和日期,因其会给人带来厄运和灾难。他们饮食上不喜欢吃虾及海味的菜肴,也不爱吃清蒸类的菜肴。

立陶宛人主要食物有面食、土豆、甜菜、白菜、猪肉、羊肉和奶制品等。火腿、香肠、熏猪肉是他们的传统肉制品。他们一般都喜欢烤制食品,也爱吃土豆或豌豆煮的稀饭和用土豆泥、奶渣及肉末做的甜饺子,猪肉熏肠也是他们的常用食品。他们喜欢俄式西餐,用餐惯于使用刀、叉、匙作餐具。他们对中国菜肴也很感兴趣,尤为喜欢熟透的风味菜肴。
立陶宛人在饮食嗜好上有如下特点:

注重讲究菜肴要熟透,注重菜品要量大油重。
口味一般口味不喜太咸,爱微辣味道。
主食以面食为主
副食 爱吃猪肉、牛肉、羊肉、鸡、鸭、鱼及蛋类等;蔬菜喜欢土豆、卷心菜、豌豆、西红柿、洋葱、黄瓜等;调料爱有胡椒粉、蕃茄酱等。
制法对烧、炸、煎、炒等烹调方法制作的菜肴偏爱。
中餐喜爱中国的京菜、鲁菜。
菜谱很欣赏什锦拼盘、干烧鸡脯、烤肉、蜜煎海棠、锅烧肘子、油爆双脆、糖醋鲤鱼、锅塌豆腐、涮羊肉、焗大虾等风味菜肴。
水酒对格瓦斯、葡萄酒、啤酒很喜欢,饮料爱喝矿泉水、果子露等。
果品喜欢葡萄、西瓜、荔枝、香蕉、苹果等水果,干果爱吃核桃仁、葡萄干、花生米等。

LITHUANIA CULTURE

The general characteristics of the social customs of the Lithuanian people can be summed up with these words:
Ranked Lithuania in Eastern Europe, there are features of national character; introverted elegant holding steady, instrument demeanor die plate; like elegant environment, willing to talk softly the words: "Thirteen," "Friday" as an ill omen, a taboo point three fire smoke; the crowd in front of tired whisper, otherwise it will provoke life too.
On the details of life has the following characteristics:
Lithuanians in the usual conversation, the "please" and "thank you" is very common, even for people who are very familiar with their no exception. In conversation with the guests, always used to soft-spoken and gentle atmosphere, elegant scene. They are focusing on social occasions, "Ladies first." Whether it is walking, travel, etc., they are accustomed to Ms. given special priority and care. They love to clean, and never just throw waste in public places. Banquet dining table always happy to keep a clean, tidy and beautiful. They Nick love red. Think red is festive, fun, color victory.

When the Lithuanians and guests meet in social situations, usually used to shake hands for the ceremony. In a good friendship between each other, mostly Shi hug ceremony. In time to meet friends and relatives, but also often applied kiss, kiss forehead, cheek kiss, kiss the hand so more reward see.

Lithuanians are mostly Catholic, few people believed the Russian Orthodox. They whisper in front of people who are disgusted. Think this is a rude behavior. They dine on dishes make any sound behavior is taboo. Do not want to hear someone chewing food in the dining issued sound. They ask others taboo wages, age, religion and other issues. These are the main partners in the areas of privacy, asking them belong impolite behavior. They fire with a cigarette lighter for three very taboo. Think it will bring bad luck. Their "13" number and "Friday" very offensive. That "13" and "Friday" is frustrating numbers and dates, because it will bring doom and disaster. They do not like prawns and seafood dishes on a diet, do not eat steamed class cuisine.

立陶宛人社交习俗总的特点可以用这样几句话来概括:
位居东欧立陶宛,国民性格有特点;内向文雅持稳重,仪表风度不死板;喜欢幽雅的环境,乐于轻声把话谈:“十三”、“周五”为凶兆,一火忌讳点三烟;众人面前厌耳语,否则会惹人生嫌。
在生活细节上有如下特点:
立陶宛人在平时谈吐中,“请”与“谢谢”非常普遍,即使对自己非常熟悉的人也不例外。在与宾客攀谈时,总习惯轻声细语的气氛及温和、幽雅的场面。他们在社交场合很注重“女士优先”。无论是行走、乘车等,他们都惯于对女士给予特殊的优先和照顾。他们喜爱清洁,从不随便在公共场所乱丢废弃物。设宴用餐总乐于保持餐桌洁净、整齐和美观。他们昵爱红色。认为红色为喜庆、欢乐、胜利之色。

立陶宛人在社交场合与客人相见时,一般惯以握手为礼。在好友谊间相见时,大多施拥抱礼。在亲友间相见时,还常施吻礼,吻额、吻面颊、吻手等都比较赏见。

立陶宛人大多信奉天主教,少数人信俄罗斯正教。他们对在众人面前耳语的人很反感。认为这是一种失礼的行为。他们在用餐时,对使餐具任意作响的举止很忌讳。也不愿听到有人在用餐时发出咀嚼食物的声音。他们忌讳询问他人的工资、年龄、宗教等问题。主伙这些都属于隐私的范畴,打听这些属不礼貌行为。他们对用一火为三人点烟很忌讳。认为这样会给人带来厄运的。他们对“13”数和“星期五”很反感。认为“13”和“星期五”是令人丧气的数字和日期,因其会给人带来厄运和灾难。他们饮食上不喜欢吃虾及海味的菜肴,也不爱吃清蒸类的菜肴。

LITHUANIA ARCHITECTURE

Vilnius, Lithuania's capital, Vilnius at Virgin River and the confluence Virginia valley, east coast of the Baltic Sea is one of the most developed areas. "Vilnius" The name is from the Lithuanian "Virgin Fidel" (Wolf) The term evolved. Legend has it that in the 12th century, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania came here hunting, while the rest have a dream that night on the hill wolves ran, where the strongest one fight after defeat various wolf, howling loudly, alarmed Quartet. People say that this dream come true is a good omen, if fortification here, will legendary.

Now Vilnius Old Town by town and two parts, the Old Town is located in the city center, covering 200 hectares, its terrain is a hill, stands on the moundred octagonal castle. Vilnius is listed as a world cultural heritage items, of which there are more than 1,500 ancient building blocks, modeling simple, different styles. The most famous is St. Anne's Church. St. Anne's Church in Vilnius Old Town on the right bank of the Virgin River, Virginia, is a late Gothic works. Built in 1581, 22 meters high, 10 meters wide, all brick by red brick church facades only on the use of 33 kinds of different shapes of red brick. The whole church layout uniform, harmonious colors, colorful pattern constituted by the lines and corners of the tower. Originally this was a wooden church is to Vita Tasman's first wife built, is a place in Germany Catholic activities in 1419 was destroyed by fire. Now this unique style red brick church was founded by Lithuanian Grand Duke Alexander (1495-1500) built since then, the church's appearance never altered. 1581, because of a fire, the church was rebuilt, this is now. 1762, in order to strengthen the keel of the building, the church door arch has been obscured. It is said that when Napoleon through here, had been attracted by the beautiful church in the Russian conquests, want it "on the palm of her hand, brought to Paris." In fact, he could be replaced by cavalry.

维尔纽斯是立陶宛的首都,位于维尔尼亚河和纽斯河交汇处的山谷中,是波罗的海东岸最发达的地方之一。“维尔纽斯”这个名称是从立陶宛语“维尔卡斯”(狼)一词演变而来的。相传在12世纪时,立陶宛大公来到这里狩猎,夜里休息时梦见有几只狼奔上山岗,其中最强壮的一只斗败诸狼后,大声嗥叫,惊动四方。圆梦人说这个梦是吉兆,如果在此地筑城,必将名扬天下。

现在的维尔纽斯由新城和老城两部分组成,老城位于市中心,占地200公顷,其地形是一个小丘,丘上屹立着格基明纳斯红色八角形古堡。维尔纽斯被列为世界文化遗产名目,其中的古建筑有1500多座,造型古朴,风格迥异。其中最著名的是圣安妮教堂。圣安妮教堂位于维尔纽斯老城的维尔尼亚河右岸,是一座哥特式晚期的作品。建于1581年,高22米,宽10米,全部由红砖砌成,仅教堂外墙就用了33种不同形状的红砖。整座教堂布局均匀,色调和谐,由线条和角塔构成的图案绚丽多姿。本来这是一座木制教堂,是为维塔塔斯的第一位妻子建造的,是德国天主教活动的场所,1419年毁于火灾。现在这座风格独特的红砖教堂是由立陶宛大公亚历山大(1495-1500)建造的,从那以后,这座教堂的外观再也没有改动过。1581年,因为一场大火,教堂得以重建,就是现在的这座。1762年,为了强化建筑的龙骨,教堂的大门拱受到了遮蔽。据说拿破仑在东征俄罗斯经过这里时,曾经被这座教堂的精美所吸引,想把它“放在手心里,带到巴黎去”。事实上,他完全可以用骑兵代替。

LITHUANIA FOOD

Lithuanians main foods are pasta, potatoes, beets, cabbage, pork, lamb and dairy products. Ham, sausage, bacon is their traditional meat. They generally like grilled food, but also eat boiled potatoes or rice and peas with mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and minced meat made ​​sweet dumplings, pork smoked sausage is their common food. They like Russian Western, dining accustomed to the use of knives, forks, spoons for tableware. They are also very interested in Chinese cuisine, especially like ripe flavors.
Lithuanians on the eating habits has the following characteristics:
To focus attention dishes cooked dishes to focus on large oil weight.
Salty taste generally do not like the taste, love spicy taste.
Staple food to pasta
Non-staple food to eat pork, beef, mutton, chicken, duck, fish and eggs, etc.; vegetables like potatoes, cabbage, peas, tomatoes, onion, cucumber, etc.; love to have pepper seasoning, tomato sauce and so on.
Method for roasting, frying, frying, frying and other cooking method for making dishes preference.
Chinese love China's Beijing cuisine, Shandong cuisine.
Recipes appreciate assorted platter, dry chicken breast, barbecue, fried honey Begonia, boil pork, fried pairs crisp, sweet and sour carp, pot collapse tofu, lamb, prawns and other baked dishes.
Shuijiu for kvass, wine, beer, like, drink drink mineral water, sherbet and so on.
Fruits like grapes, watermelon, lychees, bananas, apples and other fruits, nuts eat walnuts, raisins, peanuts and so on.

立陶宛人主要食物有面食、土豆、甜菜、白菜、猪肉、羊肉和奶制品等。火腿、香肠、熏猪肉是他们的传统肉制品。他们一般都喜欢烤制食品,也爱吃土豆或豌豆煮的稀饭和用土豆泥、奶渣及肉末做的甜饺子,猪肉熏肠也是他们的常用食品。他们喜欢俄式西餐,用餐惯于使用刀、叉、匙作餐具。他们对中国菜肴也很感兴趣,尤为喜欢熟透的风味菜肴。
立陶宛人在饮食嗜好上有如下特点:
注重讲究菜肴要熟透,注重菜品要量大油重。
口味一般口味不喜太咸,爱微辣味道。
主食以面食为主
副食 爱吃猪肉、牛肉、羊肉、鸡、鸭、鱼及蛋类等;蔬菜喜欢土豆、卷心菜、豌豆、西红柿、洋葱、黄瓜等;调料爱有胡椒粉、蕃茄酱等。
制法对烧、炸、煎、炒等烹调方法制作的菜肴偏爱。
中餐喜爱中国的京菜、鲁菜。
菜谱很欣赏什锦拼盘、干烧鸡脯、烤肉、蜜煎海棠、锅烧肘子、油爆双脆、糖醋鲤鱼、锅塌豆腐、涮羊肉、焗大虾等风味菜肴。
水酒对格瓦斯、葡萄酒、啤酒很喜欢,饮料爱喝矿泉水、果子露等。
果品喜欢葡萄、西瓜、荔枝、香蕉、苹果等水果,干果爱吃核桃仁、葡萄干、花生米等。

LITHUANIA Happy Holiday

立 陶 宛 的 快 樂 假 期

January 1 New Year's Day (Naujieji metai)
New Year's Day, also known as the "new years" refers to the current calendar of January 1. But before 1911, "New Year" that is today's "Spring Festival", which is the lunar New Year. New Year's Day is a holiday in many countries of the world or regions, such as China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Japan, Korea and so on. Among them China, Singapore and vacation day as a statutory holiday in Japan on vacation for six days, from years ago, on December 29 until the first of which China, Singapore and the day as a statutory holiday leave, leave Japan for six days, from years ago, December 29 day until the second year on January 3. Custom, the "New Year" major blessing to each other in various ways, greeting cards is one of the main forms.

February 16th Independence Day (Lietuvos valstybės atkūrimo diena)
Lithuanian Independence Act (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Nepriklausomybės Aktas), also known as the February 16 bill is a document of Lithuania by the National Assembly on February 16, 1918, signed, declared that Lithuania restored its independence, the new country to democratic principles governance, and Vilnius as its capital. Although its contents briefly, but the original has been lost, but it is an independent country between the two world wars and the presence of Lithuania Lithuania today according to its principles were also always be reflected in the Constitution of Lithuania. It is also an integral part of the country in 1990, "Lithuanian Zionist Act". The new government is existed between the two world wars and the continuation of the country.

March 11 restored country Lithuania (Lietuvos nepriklausomybės atkūrimo diena)

April 8 Easter (Velykos)
Easter (the resurrection day) is an important festival west, the full moon after the vernal equinox each year on the first Sunday. Christians believe that Easter symbolizes rebirth and hope, to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the third day after the Day of Resurrection cross between AD 30-33 years. If the region has the Easter holidays, it is usually with the Good Friday holiday. Today, many folk customs associated with Easter such as Easter Bunny and Easter eggs are not the origin of Christianity. Jesus commanded his disciples to remember his death (Luke 22: 19, 20).

April 9 Easter Monday (Velykos)
Easter (the resurrection day) is an important festival west, the full moon after the vernal equinox each year on the first Sunday. Christians believe that Easter symbolizes rebirth and hope, to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on the third day after the Day of Resurrection cross between AD 30-33 years. If the region has the Easter holidays, it is usually with the Good Friday holiday. Today, many folk customs associated with Easter such as Easter Bunny and Easter eggs are not the origin of Christianity. Jesus commanded his disciples to remember his death (Luke 22: 19, 20).

May 1 International Labor Day (Tarptautinė darbo diena)
International Labor Day, also known as "May Day", "International Day demonstrations," is Labor Day in most countries of the world.

June 24 Midsummer (Joninės, Rasos)
Midsummer is a celebration of the summer solstice comes in the Nordic is an important holiday. Midsummer festival in Denmark, Finland and Sweden are public holidays. In Eastern Europe, Central Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland and other places are also celebrating Midsummer. Midsummer is an important traditional festivals residents of northern Europe, in some places, local residents will be erected on this day midsummer column (Maypole). Midsummer festival has become an important festival in the Nordic a local celebration, and local partial cold weather related.

July 6 National Day (Valstybės (Lietuvos karaliaus Mindaugo karūnavimo) diena)
Mindaugas (Lithuanian: Mindaŭgas, about 1203 -1263 on September 12), about 1235 became the first Grand Duke of Lithuania can be verified, 1253 in place of Lithuania king. Mindaugas is considered to be the founder of the Lithuanian state. To gain advantage in a civil war among the tribes of Lithuania, Mindaugas seek assistance Livonian Knights, 1250 years ago, after which he formally baptized and become Catholic. However, after the consolidation of the rule itself, Mindaugas in 1261 gave up the Catholic faith, making Lithuania immediately into a long war with the Teutonic Knights. September 12, 1263, Mindaugas Treniota assassination by his own nephew, along with the Kingdom of Lithuania division, later the leader of Lithuania has been unable to obtain the title of King of Lithuania until 1918, Mindaugas II was re-adopt this title. However, due to the coronation of Mindaugas II failed to succeed, Mindaugas remains so far the only officially crowned king over Lithuania.

August 15 Assumption Day (Žolinė (Švč. Mergelės Marijos ėmimo į dangų diena))

November 1 All Saints' Day (Visų šventųjų diena)
All Saints Day is both Catholic and Orthodox festival. In the Catholic Church, the All Saints' Day on November 1 each year. In the Orthodox Church, and Halloween is Pentecost (Pentecost) after the first Sunday, which marks the end of the Easter quarter. All Saints is a Catholic call for all the faithful saints and martyrs, including the well-known and unknown. This festival is the first day of the month of Catholic souls in purgatory, in the name of the saint celebrated festival, which is used as a day to celebrate all been included in the saint's feast of the saint. The Roman Catholic festival (Festum omnium sanctorum) is scheduled for November 1, followed by spirits Day November 2 is the first level of the celebration, including a vigil ceremony and a celebration of 28.

December 25 Christmas Day (Šv. Kalėdos)
Christmas in Taiwan, also known as Christmas, is a traditional festival of the church calendar, it is a celebration day Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus. On Christmas Day, most of the Catholic church will be on Christmas Eve on December 24, that is December 25 Midnight Mass held in the morning, and some Christian churches will hold caroling, and then in December 25 to celebrate Christmas ; while the other major branch of Christianity - Orthodox Christmas celebrations in the annual January 7. According to Catholic Gospels, Jesus is the Bethlehem of the Virgin Mary by the Holy Spirit pregnant after giving birth, Mary and her husband Joseph was on his way to Rome census registration. Jesus was born in a Jewish believer seems to be the Messiah prophesied in the plan to come to realize, because Bethlehem is 约瑟祖 David first family home. Christmas is also the Western world as well as many other areas of public holidays, for example: in Asia, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia and Singapore. However, the exact date of Jesus' birth is disputed.

December 26 Boxing Day (Šv. Kalėdos)

1月1日 元旦 (Naujieji metai)
  元旦,也被称为“新历年”,是指现行公历的1月1日。但在1911年之前,“元旦”即是今天的“春节”,也就是夏历新年。元旦是世界上很多国家或地区的法定假日,如中国大陆、台湾、香港、澳门、新加坡、日本、韩国等。其中中国、新加坡均作为法定假日休假一天,日本休假六天,从年前的12月29日一直到第其中中国、新加坡均作为法定假日休假一天,日本休假六天,从年前的12月29日一直到第二年的1月3日。习俗方面,“元旦”主要以各种方式互相祝福,贺年卡是其中主要形式。
   
2月16日 独立日 (Lietuvos valstybės atkūrimo diena)
  立陶宛独立法案 (立陶宛语:Lietuvos Nepriklausomybės Aktas),又称2月16日法案,是一份由立陶宛国民大会在1918年2月16日签署的文件,其在于宣布立陶宛恢复独立,新国家以民主原则管治,并以维尔纽斯为首都。虽然其内容简短,而且原件已佚,但它是两次大战之间独立的立陶宛国家和今日立陶宛的存在根据,其原则亦在历来立陶宛宪法中得到体现。它亦是该国在1990年《立陶宛复国法案》的组成部分。新的政府是两次大战间存在过的国家的延续。
   
3月11日 恢复国家立陶宛 (Lietuvos nepriklausomybės atkūrimo diena)
   
4月8日 复活节 (Velykos)
  复活节(主复活日)是一个西方的重要节日,在每年春分月圆之后第一个星期日。基督徒认为,复活节象征着重生与希望,为纪念耶稣基督于公元30到33年之间被钉死在十字架之后第三天复活的日子。如该地区有复活节假期的话,通常与耶稣受难日一起放假。今天,许多与复活节相关的民间风俗例如复活节兔和复活节彩蛋都不是起源于基督教的。耶稣只吩咐门徒要记念自己的死亡(路加福音22:19,20)。
   
4月9日 复活节星期一 (Velykos)
  复活节(主复活日)是一个西方的重要节日,在每年春分月圆之后第一个星期日。基督徒认为,复活节象征着重生与希望,为纪念耶稣基督于公元30到33年之间被钉死在十字架之后第三天复活的日子。如该地区有复活节假期的话,通常与耶稣受难日一起放假。今天,许多与复活节相关的民间风俗例如复活节兔和复活节彩蛋都不是起源于基督教的。耶稣只吩咐门徒要记念自己的死亡(路加福音22:19,20)。
   
5月1日 国际劳动节 (Tarptautinė darbo diena)
  国际劳动节又称“五一国际劳动节”、“国际示威游行日”,是世界上大多数国家的劳动节。
   
6月24日 仲夏节 (Joninės, Rasos)
  仲夏节是夏至来临时的庆祝活动,在北欧是一个重要的节日。仲夏节在丹麦、芬兰及瑞典都是公众假期。在东欧、中欧、英国、爱尔兰、冰岛等地也有庆祝仲夏节。仲夏节是欧洲北部地区居民的重要传统节庆活动,在一些地方,当地居民会在这一天竖立仲夏柱(Maypole)。仲夏节在北欧当地成为一个庆祝的重要节日,和当地偏寒冷的气候有关系。
   
7月6日 国庆节 (Valstybės (Lietuvos karaliaus Mindaugo karūnavimo) diena)  
  明道加斯(立陶宛语:Mindaŭgas,约1203年-1263年9月12日),约1235年成为首位可以考证的立陶宛大公,1253年就位立陶宛国王。明道加斯被认为是立陶宛国家的建立者。为在立陶宛各部落内战中取得优势,明道加斯寻求立窝尼亚骑士团的协助,为此他于1250年前后正式接受洗礼,成为天主教教徒。但是在巩固了自身的统治后,明道加斯在1261年又放弃了天主教信仰,使得立陶宛立即陷入了与条顿骑士团的长期战争中。 1263年9月12日,明道加斯被自己的侄子Treniota刺杀,立陶宛王国随之分裂,后世的立陶宛首领一直未能获得立陶宛国王的称号,直到1918 年,明道加斯二世才重新采用这一头衔。但是由于明道加斯二世未能成功加冕,明道加斯仍是迄今为止唯一的正式加冕过的立陶宛国王。
   
8月15日 圣母升天节 (Žolinė (Švč. Mergelės Marijos ėmimo į dangų diena))
   
11月1日 诸圣节 (Visų šventųjų diena)
  诸圣节是天主教和东正教都有的节日。在天主教中,诸圣节在每年的11月1日。在东正教中,万圣节是圣灵降临节(Pentecost)之后的第一个星期日,因而标志着复活节季度的结束。诸圣是一个天主教称呼,用于所有忠诚的圣者和殉道者,包括知名的和不知名的。这个节日是天主教的炼灵月的首日,是以圣者的名义庆祝的节日,而这日是用作庆祝所有被列入圣品的圣人的瞻礼。罗马天主教将节日(Festum omnium sanctorum)定于11月1日,紧接着是11月2日的诸灵节,是第一等级的庆典,包含一个守夜礼和一个八日庆期。
   
12月25日 圣诞节 (Šv. Kalėdos)  
  圣诞节,在台湾也称作圣诞节,是教会年历的一个传统节日,它是基督徒庆祝耶稣基督诞生的庆祝日。在圣诞节,大部分的天主教教堂都会先在12月24日的平安夜,亦即12月25日凌晨举行子夜弥撒,而一些基督教会则会举行报佳音,然后在12月25日庆祝圣诞节;而基督教的另一大分支——东正教的圣诞节庆祝则在每年的1月7日。根据天主教的福音书,耶稣是伯利恒的圣母玛利亚受圣灵感孕后生下的,玛利亚和丈夫约瑟当时正在去罗马人口普查注册的路上。耶稣的出生在信徒看来是犹太教预言中的默西亚将要到来计划的实现,因为伯利恒是约瑟祖先戴维一族的家。圣诞节也是西方世界以及其它很多地区的公共假日,例如:在亚洲的香港、澳门、马来西亚和新加坡。但耶稣确切的出生日期是存在争议的。
   
12月26日 节礼日 (Šv. Kalėdos)