Posts tagged as Easter

Liepāja churchgoers continued to hold public gatherings

Friday, April 17, 2020

A church in Liepāja, Latvia’s third-largest city, continued to hold public gatherings over the Easter weekend, despite emergency laws designed to protect the public from the spread of coronavirus being in place, reported Latvian Radio April 17. In Liepāja, suspicions among members of the public that restrictions on gatherings were not being obeyed at    St. Anna’s Lutheran Church   intensified during the Easter holidays. The local newspaper ”   Kurzemes Vārds  ” received a…

Lithuania to restrict entry to all cities, towns over Easter weekend

Monday, April 6, 2020

Entry to all cities and towns in Lithuania will be restricted over the upcoming Easter weekend, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced on Monday. “The police will ensure compliance and they will enlist the help of the military, the Riflemen’s Union, police supporters, and other helpers if necessary,” he posted on Facebook, adding that the municipalities “will be asked to […] limit all unnecessary entries into cities and towns”. Exceptions will…

Over 6,000 attend Easter celebrations at Ethnographic Open Air Museum

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Over 6,000 persons participated in the annual Easter celebrations at the Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum over the weekend, the museum informed LETA. The museum said that the good attendance was due to the favorable weather. The museum said that, as in similar years, the festivities were attended by many families with children, and that the most popular activities were swinging, as well as painting and rolling Easter eggs. The…

Easter Greetings from President Dalia Grybauskaitė

Monday, April 22, 2019

Dear All, The Easter miracle is once again unfolding before us! Like victory over darkness, like liberation and rebirth – so dear to our people and nation. Encouragement is the most valuable gift that we receive today. So let us find faith and hope, love for those around us and for Lithuania. Things that give true strength and joy. I wish you genuine enthusiasm, unbounded light and warmth – may…