St. John’s Day 2024

2024-06-22 - 2024-06-22


Jono kalnelio sala
Jono kalnelio sala

On the evening of the 23rd (or 22nd) of June, Klaipėda traditionally hosts the St. John’s Day. In the celebration of the longest summer day and the shortest night, those who had the privilleged to be named John are decorated with braided wreaths of herbs, people are singing, dancing and jumping over bonfires. Folklore collectives and neo-folklore groups from Klaipėda and other regions of Lithuania take part in the celebration.