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Lithuania : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Internet domain: .lt - Telephone code: +370 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +2 (DST: yes)
  • Weekend: Saturday & Sunday
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    Friday February 10, 2023Sports holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Tuesday February 14, 2023Valentine's Daycards/flowers
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    Thursday February 16, 2023Independence DayNational Day
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    Friday February 17, 2023Banks are closedBanks only
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    Friday February 17, 2023Optional holidaySecular holiday
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    Monday February 20, 2023Sports holiday (end)School holidays
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    Saturday March 4, 2023Saint Casimir's daycards/flowers
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    Sunday March 5, 2023Local electionsSpecial Events
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    Saturday March 11, 2023Restoration of the Lithuanian StateSecular holiday
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Saturday April 1, 2023April Fools Daycards/flowers
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    Friday April 7, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Sunday April 9, 2023EasterCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday April 11, 2023Easter TuesdayEvents, celebrations...
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    Monday April 17, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday May 7, 2023Mothers' DaySecular holiday
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    Sunday June 4, 2023Fathers' DaySecular holiday
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    Saturday June 24, 2023St John's DaySecular holiday
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    Friday June 30, 2023Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Thursday July 6, 2023Statehood DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday August 15, 2023AssumptionCatholic
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    Thursday August 31, 2023Summer holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sports holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 10, 2023
    School holidays :

    Valentine's Day

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    Tuesday February 14, 2023
    cards/flowers : Introduced by Pope Gelasus in 498, perhaps in response to a local Roman tradition of lovers writing their names on an urn in February

    Independence Day

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    Thursday February 16, 2023
    Secular holiday : Anniversary of Lithuania's declaration of independence in 1918. However, it became a republic of the USSR in 1940, after a secret treaty between Stalin and Hitler. The country regained independence in 1990.

    Banks are closed

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    Friday February 17, 2023
    Banks only :

    Optional holiday

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    Friday February 17, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Sports holiday (end)

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    Monday February 20, 2023
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    Saint Casimir's day

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    Saturday March 4, 2023
    cards/flowers : Patron saint of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Russia

    Local elections

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    Sunday March 5, 2023
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    Restoration of the Lithuanian State

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    Saturday March 11, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Act of Reinstating Independence of Lithuania was signed by the Council of Lithuania on February 16, 1918, proclaiming the restoration of an independent State of Lithuania, governed by democratic principles, with Vilnius as its capital. The Act was signed by all twenty representatives of the Council, which was chaired by Jonas Basanavičius. The Act of February 16 was the result of a series of resolutions on the issue, including one issued by the Vilnius Conference and the Act of January 8. The path to the Act was long and complex because the German Empire exerted pressure on the Council to form an alliance. The Council had to carefully maneuver between the Germans, whose troops were present in Lithuania, and the demands of the Lithuanian people. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday [Wikipedia]

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

    April Fools Day

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    Saturday April 1, 2023
    cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Friday April 7, 2023
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    Easter

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    Sunday April 9, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : Paid holiday

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Easter Tuesday

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    Tuesday April 11, 2023
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    Spring holiday (end)

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    Monday April 17, 2023
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    Labor Day/May Day

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

    Mothers' Day

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    Sunday May 7, 2023
    Secular holiday : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Fathers' Day

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    Sunday June 4, 2023
    Secular holiday : Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    St John's Day

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    Saturday June 24, 2023
    Secular holiday : John is described in the New Testament as the last of the Old Testament prophets and the precursor of the Messiah. Another celebration is August 29th in remembrance of his beheading. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    Summer holiday (beginning)

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    Friday June 30, 2023
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    Statehood Day

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    Thursday July 6, 2023
    Secular holiday : Celebrates the coronation of Grand Duke Mindaugas of Lithuania in 1253

    Assumption

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    Tuesday August 15, 2023
    Catholic : The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin is the dogma so far defined by the Church. The definition was made by Pope Pius XII on 1st November 1950. The Pope proclaimed: We pronounce, declare and define it to be a divinely revealed dogma that the Immaculate Mother of God, the ever Virgin Mary, having completed the course of her earthly life was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory.

    Summer holiday (end)

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    Thursday August 31, 2023
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