Message for U.S. Citizens: Commemoration of 100 Years of U.S.-Lithuania Diplomatic Relations on August 2

The U.S. Embassy and the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs invite you to our official event commemorating 100 years of unbroken diplomatic relations between Lithuania and the United States.  The event will be held on Tuesday, August 2 in Washington Square in Vilnius, and is open to the public.  Join us for family-friendly activities such as carnival-style baseball and basketball competitions, trivia, and more.

Festivities begin at 4:00 p.m.; the official start of the program is 5:00 p.m. and will include remarks by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, U.S. Ambassador Robert Gilchrist, Professor Vytautas Landsbergis, and U.S. Embassy alumna and sports broadcaster Asta Žukaitė-Nalivaikienė.  The event will conclude with a concert by Orgen Roll Band.  We hope to see you there!

More information and a map to the event can be found here:

For further information:

  • See the State Department’s travel websitefor the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Lithuania Country Specific Information.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program(STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Lithuania, located at Akmenu 6, Vilnius, Lithuania LT-03106, at +(370) (5) 266-5600, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00  p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday.  The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +(370) (5) 266 5500.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

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