Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania, was selected by the Lithuanian people as having the prettiest Christmas tree. Nick named the "emerald," the tree was constructed by: Jolanta Šmidtienė out of 50,000 green bottles. The tree has received lots of international media attention and may be placed in the Guinness World Records!
A traditional Lithuanian Christmas tree is on display at the Girardville Historical Society in northeastern PA. The tree was designed and decorated by K of L C-144 members Elaine Luschas and Carol Luschas. Handmade ornaments in various geometric shapes and sizes adorned the tree.
K of L #144
The Knights of Lithuania is a nationwide organization of men and women who aim to keep alive
among its members an appreciation of the Lithuanian language, customs,
culture, while also stressing the importance of Roman Catholic beliefs.