On November 3, 2018, the Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuanian in Los Angeles in partnership with the Los Angeles chapter of the Lithuanian World Youth Organization organized the screening of the documentary film “Rūta” to the audience of Los Angeles.
The Olympic Gold Medalist, a swimmer and a symbol of today's Lithuania Rūta Meilutytė presented the movie, shared her story and answered many questions from the audience. The attendees thanked Rūta Meilutytė for inspiration and sharing not only victorious, but also painful moments of her life.
The Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Los Angeles is launching the consular mission to Seattle, Washington, on 8-9 June 2018 (Friday-Saturday). In order to receive the consular services, please register in advance by e-mail [email protected] or call 424-464-9901.
Movie will be screened on 6 May 2018 (Sunday) at 5PM in Santa Monica Aero Theatre (1328 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403). Screening is presented by the Consulate General of Lithuania in Los Angeles. Tickets: https://goo.gl/JHhQJm
On February 16, 2018, Los Angeles International Airport will congratulate Lithuania with a centennial and for the first time will be lit in the colors of Lithuania's flag. Visitors and guests of one of the busiest airports in the world will see LAX Gateway Pylons glowing in yellow, green and red from the sunset of February 16 until the sunrise of February 17.
"City of Los Angeles is joining the celebration of the restored and modern Lithuania. It is both an important simbolical gesture and a nice gift for approxmatelly 10.000 Lithuanians who live here" - says Darius Gaidys, Consul General in Los Angeles.
13th of January in Lithuania is commemorated as the Day of the Defenders of Freedom. On the tragic 13th of January in 1991, freedom of the Republic of Lithuania was defended against the brutal Soviet aggression. It was the day of an immense sacrifice and unity. The Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in Los Angeles lit the candles in a memory of those who lost their lives. This initiative is organized by the International Commission for the Evaluation of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania.
Please be advised that on 25-26 December and 1 January the Consulate General of Lithuania will be closed. In case of a consular emergency, if unable to reach Consulate General, citizens of Lithuania can call 24/7 consular line +370 5 236 2444. We wish everyone safe Holidays!