As I have mentioned many times before Shrove Tuesday or Užgavėnės in Lithuanian language was one of the most favorite festivals in my childhood. In Lithuania Shrove Tuesday is celebrated with carnivals and plays that related to pagan celebration of the end of winter. Also it is the last day before Lent for Easter so … Read more
I would like to tell you about the beautiful apartment where my good friend Kristina lives. She lives in Vilnius, Lithuania and apart of being a successful business manager she is a talented interior decorator. Holding degrees in art history and business management and being a Doctor of Social Sciences, Management and Administration she have decorated … Read more
There is an ancient Lithuanian legend about how the amber appeared: once upon a time there was a young fisher Kastytis that lived near the Baltic sea. Once he was fishing in the sea and met the see goddess Jūratė and they felt in love with each other. Jūratė invited Kastytis to her Amber castle deep … Read more
There is a story about two stubborn goats that met on the narrow bridge and were not willing to let the other first. They were arguing with each other so hard that they felt into the river. I found a short poem of Lithuanian writer and made a puppet show for Lithuanian Sunday school. There … Read more
Love this calm and poetic monotony of neighborhoods built in Vilnius as well as in any other Lithuanian town around 1984!
Summer is gone suddenly. I am back home after I have spent almost two months in Lithuania this summer working on the new project. Usually I always fall into light depression after I come back from Lithuania but not this time: there is no time for that. There are more activities starting in Lithuanian Community … Read more
Some is art some is damage.
It was a foggy Sunday morning at my father’s place in Alytus town in the Southern part of Lithuania . . .
One of those moments then words are useless. Amazed by its dignity I was contemplating the moment that brought some memories. Do you remember it? What was you listening to when you was fourteen?
We love flowers. And there are some food and sweets that we like here in Lithuanian. Here you can see traditional Lithuanian cookies that are quite complicated to make. These “mushrooms” are backed in a special two-sides iron-casted pan and decorated with chocolate dipping and sugar icing. It is totally hand made and takes lots … Read more