Day of Freedom Defenders ‑ Lithuania
|Event Name||Day of Freedom Defenders - Lithuania|
|Start Date||13th Jan 2017 12:00am|
January 13 is the day when candles are lit at Lithuanian schools to commemorate Freedom Defenders Day.
Different ceremonies are held to commemorate Freedom Defenders Day in Lithuania. A special running event entitled “Road of Life and Death” usually takes place. The route begins from the Antalaknis cemetery where participants will lay wreaths on the graves of the Defenders of Freedom. Simultaneous discharge of missiles marks the start of the footpath that finishes at the Vilnius TV tower.