Lithuanians from totally different elements of the world responded to the invitation with nice enthusiasm and creativity. Lithuanians in Los Angeles painted a rooftop at St. Casimir Lithuanian parish within the colours of the Lithuanian flag and likewise introduced Lithuanian flag to the well-known Hollywood signal. Lithuanians in Sardinia created a coronary heart formed set up on the seashore utilizing 400 flags that occurred to be visited by two dolphins. In Rome, a bunch of youngsters created a sea of tri-colored hearts in entrance of the Coliseum. The Lithuanian flag was raised on a snowy mountaintop in Canada and even seen underwater in Singapore. Many Lithuanian flags waved in Norway, Italy, Canada, United States, Belgium, Eire, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Germany, Austria, Spain, Australia, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Oman, Indonesia, Turkey and different elements of the world.
“This concept was impressed by the blooming meadow of forget-me-not flowers created by the Consulate Basic of Lithuania in Los Angeles on the Santa Monica seashore to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the Lithuanian Freedom Defenders’ Day”, stated Daiva Lapėnaitė, Chairwoman of the Italian Lithuanian group in Sardinia. “We wished this meadow to unfold vividly within the symbolic colours of the restored Lithuanian state flag and ripple across the globe, reminding us all that Lithuania isn’t just a tiny dot on the world map and that the Lithuanian spirit is alive in each Lithuanian heartbeat. Allow us to present that Lithuanians – each in Lithuania and residing overseas – can unite within the artistic technique of a gorgeous and affluent Lithuania.”
Vaidas Matulaitis, chairman of PR committee of the Lithuanian World Group (LWC) commented: “It’s superb to see how properly this initiative resonated with Lithuanians overseas although we’re underneath affect of COVID-19 pandemic. For us that is yet one more proof that Lithuanian diaspora is extremely patriotic and inventive. Within the title of the board members of LWC I say “ačiū” to all members and co-creators of this nice concept”.
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