King’s Mindaugas Coronation Day
Mindaugas the only and the first King of Lithuania was crowned on the 6th of July in 1253. Nowadays the country celebrates the anniversary of this event every year on the 6th of July as a State holiday. On this occasion Lithuania’s residents and Lithuanians living abroad are being traditionally invited to sing the national anthem together. As well there are held concerts and fairs on the streets of the town.