Let's sing longing. Songs for the spirits

DSCF6785According to the old Lithuanian worldview, spirits - the souls of relatives who have left us - always live here, among us. Late fall was considered the time of the spirits when those who are gone get closer to the living. Although the dead were not only remembered between October and November, they were the focus of attention at that time, when the fieldwork is done, the days are shortened and all the nature is no longer alive.

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All Souls‘ Day Event

Every year before All Souls' Day, Vilnius Ethnic Culture Centre invites Vilnius schoolchildren and active citizens to gather together and to take care of forgotten graves at Vilnius Karveliškės Cemetery. This event encourages to remember all those who have already passed away and rsz dsc 0034thus, to light up a candle for them.
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