Posts tagged as celebrations

Foreign minister: ‘Tartu Peace Treaty is proof of our maturity as a state’

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu made a statement on the centenary of the Tartu peace negotiations and said celebrations will be held between Jan. 27 and Feb. 3, 2020 in remembrance. Reinsalu said: “A hundred years ago today, the most important international negotiations for Estonia began. Two months later, thanks to the efforts of our peace delegation, Estonia and Soviet Russia signed the Tartu Peace Treaty and the Republic…

Latvian National Library to celebrate centenary

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Celebrations are in preparation among the bookshelves as the Latvian National Library prepares to mark one hundred years of existence on Saturday, August 31. Just a year younger than the Latvian state, it was founded on 29 August 1919 as the State Library of Latvia. Stationed at dozens of addresses since then and having had to endure the heavy hand of occupation, the library has experienced a colorful hundred years. In…

German defence minister: We will stay in Lithuania as long as WE want

By Jonas Dringelis on Monday, February 18, 2019

On February, 16 in the Republic of Lithuania the celebrations on the occasion of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania were held. The State Restoration Day reminds of the declaration of Lithuania’s independence from Germany in 1918. However, today this holiday has lost its relevance, due to the fact that Lithuania again loses its independence. So, on the eve of the Restoration of the State Day the Germany promised to…