March 11 is a special day in Lithuania

Ten things you never knew about… Lithuania March 11 is a national holiday in Lithuania marking the day in 1990 when they regained their independence from the Soviet Union. 1. Lithuania was the first country to break away when the USSR began to collapse. 2. Of all languages spoken today, Lithuanian is the closest to ancient Sanskrit. 3. The national sport of Lithuania is basketball. Their men’s team is currently ranked third in the world behind the USA and Spain. 4. Lithuania has been an EU member since 2004. 5. After Lithuania joined the EU, its president, Dalia Grybauskaite, became an EU … Continue reading March 11 is a special day in Lithuania