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A Lithuanian book smuggler, 19th century The famous book smuggler (knygnešys) Vincas Juska.

Book Smuggler Vincas Juska who transported Lithuanian language books into Lithuania circa late

Mardi Gras Lithuanian Folk Museum

Lithuania tradition where we try to scare the winter with our scary masks during February and ask for Spring to come more quickly .

Zemyna, the goddess-mother of the Earth. Žemyna [ʒemiːnʌ] is the Lithuanian goddess of the Earth, the MOTHER of every living being. Žemyna loves life. She sees people as a part of nature and helps and supports those who spare it. Žemyna’s mission is defending the life on the Earth, even from mankind if necessary.

Zemyna, the goddess-mother of the Earth. Žemyna [ʒemiːnʌ] is the Lithuanian…

Deported Lithuanians on their way to Siberia in a cattle wagon in 1951. 70% of all those deported were women and children. These people were told they were to be deported: “to remote regions of Siberia for the rest of your life”.

Deported Lithuanians on their way to Siberia in a cattle wagon in of all those deported were women and children. These people were told they were to be deported: “to remote regions of Siberia for the rest of your life”.

Lithuanian painter and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis with his future wife Sofija Kymantaite in 1908//

Lithuanian painter and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, that till this day left the mark in the culture. in this picture- with his future wife Sofija Kymantaite in

Warsaw Ghetto. Picture taken by a German soldier, Willy Georg.

Back in the times of World War II, the Warsaw Ghetto was popular among Jewish ghettos owing to the Nazi occupation in Europe. In Warsaw, the Germans agreed

Beatrice Wood, artist.  Her most productive years were from age 80 to 105. "I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men." Beatrice Wood

Beatrice Wood, lived until 105 - Photo by Tony Cunha. Her secret to longevity: art books, chocolates and young men.

Lithuanian holocaust and genealogy research tips for Lithuania

We Are Here: Memories of the Lithuanian Holocaust by Ellen Cassedy (U of Nebraska P)

Lithuanian National Parks | The Five National Parks Of Lithuania - WorldAtlas.com

The Five National Parks Of Lithuania

An overview of Lithuania's five stunning national parks that feature untouched nature and are steeped in Lithuanian folklore.

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Some random motif's that seem to represent Lithuania to me. A sort of tattoo idea that I'm developing.

Gabija (also Gabieta or Gabeta) is a Lithuanian hearth goddess, specifically the spirit of fire. She acts as the protector of the house and may appear as a rooster, a red cat, or a stork. Unlike many other hearth goddesses, Gabija was seen as a stern goddess who might punish households that neglected the care of their fires.

Protector of the Fire Gabija (also Gabieta or Gabeta) is a Lithuanian hearth goddess, specifically the spirit of fire. She acts as the protector of the house and may appear as a rooster, a red cat, or.

The feast of S. John's Day, June 24, called by the Lettish people "Ligo," is one of the merriest Latvian holidays. It is on this occasion that the country people decorate themselves and their houses with garlands of foliage, preferably oak leaves. Old and young participate in this festival, which is a remnant of pagan celebrations in connexion with the ancient nature-worship of the Lettish

"WEARING O' THE GREEN" IN The Latvian countryside. The feast of S. John's Day, June called by the Lettish people "Ligo," is one of the merriest Latvian holidays.

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