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Lithuanian Out Loud is a podcast series designed for fans of the Lithuanian language. Come along with native Lithuanian author/lawyer Raminta and her North-American husband, Jack. They'll teach you Lithuanian along with tidbits about the history and culture of Raminta's homeland - Lietuva!

Music: Vieux Farka Toure - Ana {Pocket Remix} by pocketproductions (c) copyright 2007 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/pocketproductions/8916 Ft: Pocket (Richard Jankovich)

Mar 26, 2021

LL0300 – Sovietų Okupacija The Soviet Occupation

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Hi everybody, just a quick message before we get started, for today’s episode, we have a letter a Lithuanian sent us a few years back. We weren’t able to get to it until now. The letter was written by, “Lina”, not her real name,...


Jul 23, 2012

Hi there, I’m Jack and I’m Gintarė and welcome back to Lithuanian Out Loud where we offer the world the Lithuanian language.

 

Every summer the port city of Klaipėda holds Jūros šventė - The Sea's Festival.  Šventė is the Lithuanian word for holiday, feast, or festival.  Jūra is the word for the sea.

 


Oct 9, 2010

LL0252 – Vilius Nėra Vilius Is Not Here

 

Hi there, I’m Jack and I’m Gintarė and welcome back to Lithuanian Out Loud where we offer the world the Lithuanian language.

 

According to the latest estimates there are about three and a half million people in Lithuania today.  By 2025 the population is expected to...


Sep 23, 2010

Hi there, I’m Jack and I’m Gintarė and welcome back to Lithuanian Out Loud where we offer the world the Lithuanian language.

 

According to the Wikipedia page Knygnešiai, between 1866 and 1904 Russian authorities instituted a Lithuanian press ban in Lithuania.  The Russians attempted to replace the Lithuanian...


Sep 7, 2010

Hi there, I’m Jack and I’m Gintarė and welcome back to Lithuanian Out Loud where we offer the world the Lithuanian language.

 

According to the BBC article, “Lithuanian Jews Revive Yiddish,” before World War II there were over 250,000 Jews in Lithuania.  Because of the Nazi Holocaust there are only about...