State Day of Lithuania, also known as the day of the coronation of King Mindaugas, is a public holiday in Lithuania celebrated annually on 6 July. It marks an anniversary of the coronation of King Mindaugas, the first and only King of Lithuania, who was crowned on 6 July 1253.
Lithuanians community in Finland gathered for commemoration of the Defenders of Freedom Day in the Embassy of Lithuania in Helsinki. Evening started with a historical documentary movie „ An extraordinary sacrifice“, which was directed by Agnė Zalanskaitė. This movie is for memorizing leader of partisans, colonel Juozas Vitkus-Kazmieraitis - initiator of resistance war in Lithuania.