Day of Restoration of Independence of Lithuania

On 11 March 1990, the Act on the Re-establishment of the Independent State of Lithuania adopted by the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania.

Lithuania’s people demonstrated their aspiration and determination to live in an independent Lithuania by their struggle for freedom, dissident activities, underground press, first anti-soviet demonstrations which evolved into the rallies of the Reform Movement Sąjūdis, attended by thousands, who chanted Lithuania and freedom, and into the unprecedented miracle of the Baltic Way, as well as 11 March 1990. The wings of freedom embraced Lithuania and called people to stand up and overcome the feeling of fear. Truth and publicity were the most powerful weapons against the soviet empire. 

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