Celebrating Vilnius birthday
The 25th of January - Vilnius' birthday. On this day in 1323 the Grand Duke Gediminas has send a letter to the citizens of Western Europe cities inviting them to come to Lithuania. This letter is known as the first mentioning of Vilnius, and the day of sending this letter is Vilnius' birthday.
Celebrating Vilnius' birthday we invite you to watch the film from 1939 about historical events of returning of Vilnius to Lithuania: