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Spring explosion: a culinary travel guide Spring explosion: a culinary travel guide
Unique virtual backgrounds for your next video call: choose from 7 Lithuanian colours Unique virtual backgrounds for your next video call: choose from 7 Lithuanian colours
Giant snow sculptures pop up after snowstorm in Lithuania: from octopuses to an ice Ferrari Giant snow sculptures pop up after snowstorm in Lithuania: from octopuses to an ice Ferrari

Lithuanians don’t get heavy snowfall every winter, but when they do, they get really creative. After the country was hit by a snowstorm on Wednesday causing traffic disruptions, sunken roofs and a snow cover of 30 centimetres, people were quick to start sculpting. Surprisingly, a 4-meter tall snowman was just the beginning of it all.

The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True The Magical Map of Lithuania. Discover over 50 Places Where Wishes Come True

The new year brings along fresh dreams of success, happiness, or love. While some of them require hard work, others need a slightly different approach—a drop of magic, for instance. Together with the tourism information centers, the national tourism development agency Lithuania Travel reveals a secret: there are some truly unexpected ways to make your wishes come true.

In Lithuania, there are half a hundred magical objects - once they are found, and the mystical rituals are performed, the wildest dreams will become a reality.

This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events This Year, Lithuania's Christmas Decorations Go Over-the-Top to Compensate for Cancelled Events

Each December Lithuania goes on a festive mission - to surprise the world with out-of-the-box Christmas decorations. While local cities compete for the most original Christmas trees, global visitors admire creative and visually-pleasing solutions. This year, the decorations are even more over-the-top to compensate for the cancelled mass events.

Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art Lithuanian City Turned International Hotbed of Interwar Architecture Art

On its way to becoming the European Capital of Culture 2022, Kaunas city, the Art Deco Hub located in Lithuania, inspires dozens of local and foreign artists to portray the interwar modernism in new and unexpected art.

Cinematic Lithuania: Relive World-Famous Movies and Series Cinematic Lithuania: Relive World-Famous Movies and Series

Whether it is an art museum turned into a Japanese War Tribunal or almost an entire old town transformed into 18th century Russia, Vilnius and Kaunas, the country’s largest cities, have been the background for many well-known films.

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