2019.07.06 16:17

Lithuania celebrates Statehood Day and coronation of its only king – photos

LRT.lt2019.07.06 16:17

Lithuania is commemorating Statehood Day on July 6, also marking the 1253 coronation of the nation's only king, Mindaugas.

In Vilnius today, a ceremony attended by the President Dalia Grybauskaitė saw the raising of Lithuanian current, and historic flags. Above the heads of visitors, officials and the military, a formation of NATO jets staged a fly-by.

Later today at 21:00, Lithuanians across the country and abroad will sing the national anthem.

Take a look at the pictures below, to see how the day unfolded so far.

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