Summer in Lithuania

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Summer in Lithuania

  1. 1. Summer in Lithuania By Ieva and Povilas 2012 Silavotas
  2. 2. Summer starts on 1 June and it ends on 31 August.
  3. 3. Months - mėnesiai• June - Birželis• July - Liepa• August - Rugpjūtis
  4. 4. Celebration in summer• Father’s Day• St. John’s Day• Lithuanias National Day• Assumption
  5. 5. Father’s DayFather’s Day is celebrated on the First Sunday in June. Children congratulate their dads.
  6. 6. Father’s Day
  7. 7. St. John’s Day
  8. 8. St. John’s DaySt. John’s Day is celebrated in June 24th. Youngpeople gather grasses with which they predictetheir future. Girls also wear wreaths and later setthem afloat on rivers and lakes to find out if theywould marry or not in the following year.Unmarried young men and women sing, danceand jump over the remains of the bonfire untildaybreak.
  9. 9. Lithuania’s National DayLithuania’s National Day is celebrated in July 6th. Mindaugas was our first and the only king and July 6th is his coronation day.
  10. 10. AssumptionAssumption Day is celebrated inAugust 15th. It is Blessed VirginMary` of the Assumption holiday.Churches bless the new harvest crop,grasslands, flower bouquets.
  11. 11. PalangaPalanga is our health-resort. It is near the Baltic sea.
  12. 12. Lithuania in summer

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