New Year in Lithuania is celebrated with much pomp and splendor. The major cities of Lithuania including Vilnius, Palanga and Klaipeda celebrate New Year in Lithuania in high spirit of merrymaking. One of the major festivals and events celebrated in Lithuania is New Year.
Traditionally, Lithuania has been a Roman Catholic country. Although severely affected by Soviet repression, the Roman Catholic Church remains the dominant and the most influential denomination. However, Lithuania in the past has had two small but active Protestant denominations, the Evangelical Reformed (Calvinist) and the Evangelical Lutheran.