Lithuania

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of Lithuania

Officially name: The Republic of Lithuania

Capital: Vilnius

Largest city: Vilnius

Official language: Lithuanian

Government: Semi-presidential republic

SHORT INFORMATION

Education system in Lithuania

Compulsory education in Lithuania starts with the age of 6 until 16. The primary school is for four years, the basic first stage takes 6 years with students being 10 to 17 years old. After this stage, the senior secondary school starts which last for 2 years and where students can finish with the international baccalaureate.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Wedding Traditions in Lithuania

Lithuania is an old country with wedding traditions that stretch back hundreds of years. Over the centuries weddings traditions and customs in Lithuania have evolved very slowly, with one thing remaining constant: the overriding importance of family. Many of the traditions practiced today have deep roots that are easily traced to customs and traditions from long ago.