From 1958 to 1975, three “Cod Wars” over fishing rights pitted the UK and Iceland against each other. Iceland came out victorious!
Since Icelanders were well aware of the challenges of a small state, they were the first to recognize our independence.
Let’s celebrate that together!

Programme

17:00

“Thank you, Iceland 2021” begins

Living history club Leitgiris.

17:30

“Milk War”

Scanorama movies are coming to Islandijos Street. A not so funny comedy about a war for milk and honor. A charming Icelandic film by director Grimur Hakonarson. Icelandic language with Lithuanian subtitles.

19:00

War with the Soviets. Part I

Excerpts from the diaries of a famous Lithuanian partisan, Juozas Lukša-Daumantas. Voiced by Mantas Stonkus.

19:30

Cod war

Former Icelandic politician Jon Balvin Hannibalsson talks about the importance of cod to Iceland and the strong backbone of the country.

20:00

War with the Soviets. Part II

Excerpts from the diaries of a famous Lithuanian partisan, Juozas Lukša-Daumantas. Voiced by Mantas Stonkus.

20:30

Live meeting between two political icons

The former Iceland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs J. B. Hannibalsson and the Lithuanian leader V. Landsbergis.

22:00

Pilnatys BAND with their newest album “Žuvys”

23:00

Tomas Boo (DJ)

Partners and Patrons

Members of Vilnius City Municipality Council

Rasa Baškienė

Vytautas Budreika

Violeta Podolskaitė

Vincas Jurgutis