Colors of Palanga - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Palanga is an established place of holding of different original and unique events and folk festivals. The city holds numerous symbolic ethnic festivals as well as bright and impressive tourist oriented holiday events. Local people are passionate towards sports, many of them follow healthy lifestyle and take part in the weirdest sporting events and competitions held all the year round. Thus, in February an annual holiday of Palanga winter swimmers takes place. The main event of the winter holiday is till bathing in the ice waters of Baltic Sea.
The city of Palanga will be of great interest for active leisure enthusiasts as the resort offers excellent entertaining centers and health complexes. Guests of the city may enjoy a vast … Open
By the end of winter Palanga witnesses the greatest religious fest of Easter. The holiday is always followed by numerous folk festivals, street performances and various gastronomy events. The main treat of the holiday is pancakes which tourists can try in one of the numerous city cafés serving the treat.
Travelers wishing to learn local folk traditions and customs better should visit the city of Palanga in the second part of April. Each year on the 23 of April the city invites its residents and guests to enjoy a bright spring holiday named “Jurgines” which is forerun by an impressive folk festival. Apart from sports, local folks are characterized with passionate love to music as well. The second part of May features several original holidays and fests. Copyright
1. Tourists, visiting Palanga for the first time, should start their city exploration tour from visiting a tourist information center which is located in the Vitauto street. The tourists … Open
A music festival named “Lygus balsai” engages many famous ethnic groups and folk-song singers. The same interesting and attractive event of the period is the Baltijos bangeles music festival which engages kids’ music groups and bands. Numerous bright and remarkable events being of great interest for city visitors and tourists take place on the first weekend of June.
Traditional Festival of Summer marks the opening of the holiday season. During the Resort Celebration holiday the city witnesses different engaging sport competitions, impressive fairs, bright dance sessions and grand pyrotechnic shows. Palanga is an established place for holding of the International Dog Show being of immense popularity among city residents.
Healthy Diet Festival is of great interest for curious travelers. The festival is held on the last weekend of September. Its guests and participants can learn many interesting facts on ecologically clean products, their peculiar features and values. The participants of the festival get a chance to attend interesting informative lectures and clear out some points of interest getting valuable tips on nutrition and diet from the world class nutritionists, diet experts and health advisers.
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National traditions of Lithuania

It is strictly forbidden to go through private estates, which are marked with special plates. Lithuanians, though hospitable, don’t like unexpected guests. There may be a conflict, which can unpleasantly affect an offender. Lithuanians are incredibly polite and cultured; they always show a high level of tolerance. They do not interrupt interlocutors and expect the same from others. Lithuanians are very calm. They show great respect to the unique nature of their country. Another local feature is helpfulness. Lithuanians always come to each other's aid. Tourists can recon on help. Locals easily tell the direction or even accompany a tourist if they have free time. … Open

Traditions and festivals in cities around Palanga

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