Baby crawling contest marks International Child Protection Day

  • 2009-06-09
  • TBT Staff
VILNIUS-Lithuania marked International Child Protection Daywith the ninth annual baby crawling contest in Vilnius. Over 25 babies participated in anearly 20 foot long race crawling after dangling keys, cell phones and parentshands.

The babies were rewarded with bottles of milk for finishing. 

The winner of the event received prizes mostly bigger thanthe winner himself, including baby gifts and a suitcase.


The event brought out many viewers and garneredinternational attention, as another light hearted Baltic event, similar to theparade of blonds in Latvia,lifted people's spirits.