IDY - INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA - 21st June

International Day of Yoga in Lithuania

 

    On the 21st of June 2015 Lithuania celebrated the International Day of Yoga. This day was approved by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). In Lithuania Indian Consulate is the main organiser with the contribution of local partners. The first event was held in all major cities and towns of Lithuania: Vilnius, Kaunas, Klaipeda, Šiauliai, Panevėžys, Varėna, Tauragė, Marijampolė, Pasvalys, Utena, Biržai, Visaginas, Nida. Thirteen cities and towns established the Lithuanian yoga record. The biggest number of participants were simultaneously performing the Tree pose. The organisers of the event hope that the International Day of Yoga will further encourage great interest in ancient Indian traditional culture in Lithuania.

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