For you, basketball is just a game, but for Lithuania, it means far more.Particularly since the summer of 1992, when the Lithuanian team took the Barcelona Olympics by a storm, bringing home the bronze medal just when our nation needed it the most.
I can’t count how many times I’ve been called Russian, Polish, or Latvian. ” followed by a long sigh that’s supposed to prove they do know where it is. “It’s above Poland and below Latvia.” “Oh, Poland.” “No, I mean Lithuania is above Poland.” “Above Poland? Due to our rather tragic national history, we do not like to be associated with Russia at all.
My absolute favorite was a remark by a hotel receptionist in Malaysia. Praising Communism and suggesting that being part of Russia was so much better for us is not going to make you our friend.
Balts, the ancestors of modern-day Lithuanians, were drinking mead thousands of years ago out of horns coated with metal.
While we’ve now moved from horns to crystal glasses, mead remains popular amongst Lithuanians, especially during weddings, birthdays, and national holidays where everyone cheers to each other’s health.
Yet, there are some not so subtle differences you should be aware of when deciding where to go.
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Once you say you’re from Lithuania, he nods with acknowledgement and orders a shot of vodka to demonstrate how well he knows your culture. ” No, vodka is not the national drink of Lithuania.