Celebrating Lithuania's patron saint

  • 1999-03-04
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - March 4 is not just another celebration around these parts. The day of St. Casimir, patron saint of Lithuania is on a par with St. Patrick's Day in Ireland.The day is one of celebration. In Vilnius, a huge fair is held each year on Pilies Street in the Old Town and at Kalvarijos Market. This year, the festivities will occupy the entire weekend of March 5 to March 7. "This year, the fair will be held not only on Pilies Street. This fair will occupy squares in front of the French Embassy, in front of Town Hall, also near Arkliu Street and in Kalvarijos and Hale markets," explained a...
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