EYAC 2012 - Lithuania

EYAC venue

The 13th IARU Region 1 (European) Youth ARDF Championships to be held in Siauliai region. Siauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania with the population of 130 thousands inhabitants. It is the largest educational, cultural and industrial center of Northern Lithuania. The Unique Hill of Crosses is found in Siauliai area. The history of Siauliai dates back to the year 1236 when the name of Siauliai and the battle of Saule (Sun) was mentioned in the Livonian historical chronicles. The Lithuanian Samogitians defeated the Livonian Order in this battle. It happened on September 22, 1236, and this date is considered to be the Siauliai city birthday. Every year the city holds the international Sports Games Saules miestas, music festival – Saules ziedas and others. Everybody is welcome. We are looking forward to meeting you in Siauliai.


Justinas Sartauskas
Mayor of Siauliai city