FORGET the fireworks on Australia Day, or Halloween and Queen's Birthday traditions – Lithuanian Christmas customs are much more interesting!
Vilnius goes all out with Christmas decorations and celebrations. Considered as a city of having the most stunning Christmas decoration by NY Daily News and and among top ten travel destination by Essential Travel, Lithuania’s capital Vilnius has done this year amazing job to get everybody into the holiday spirit.
Well, the time is here! And a Christmas tree is up! It is something magical about a Christmas tree, don’t you agree? It calms us, makes us pause and give thanks.
I’m sharing a picture of the three that my family has decorated for this year’s holiday season. It has all the fun stuff on it, like tinsel and garland and Angels, except that it’s all Lithuanian and made of wheat or rye straw.