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Public holidays in Lithuania

List of official holidays in Lithuania:[1]

Date English name Local name Remarks
January 1 New Year's Day Naujieji metai  
February 16 the Day of Restoration of the State of Lithuania (1918) Lietuvos valstybės atkūrimo diena  
March 11 Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania (from the Soviet Union, 1990) Lietuvos nepriklausomybės atkūrimo diena  
The first Sunday after the full moon that occurs on or soonest after 21 March and following Monday Easter Velykos Commemorates resurrection of Jesus
May 1 International Workers' Day Tarptautinė darbo diena  
First Sunday in May Mother's Day Motinos diena  
First Sunday in June Father's Day Tėvo diena  
June 24 St. John's Day [Christian name], Day of Dew [original pagan name] Joninės, Rasos Celebrated according to mostly pagan traditions. (aka: Midsummer Day, Saint Jonas Day)
July 6 Statehood Day Valstybės (Lietuvos karaliaus Mindaugo karūnavimo) diena Commemorates coronation of the first king, Mindaugas
August 15 Assumption Day Žolinė (Švč. Mergelės Marijos ėmimo į dangų diena)  
November 1 All Saints' Day Visų šventųjų diena (Vėlinės)  
December 24 Christmas Eve Šv. Kūčios  
December 25 and 26 Christmas Šv. Kalėdos Commemorates birth of Jesus

The list of other observances (atmintinos dienos) is set by law and includes a total of 60 days, not including the public holidays above.[2]


  1. ^ "Lietuvos Respublikos darbo kodeksas 162 straipsnis". Infolex. Retrieved 21 May 2015.

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