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Lithuanian Folk Dance Group suktinis marched and danced in Chicago's McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 26. (J. Kuprys)

Parade in Chicago during Thanksgiving

Lithuanian Grandpa and Grandma — giant puppets created by local artist ugnė Carm. (J. Kuprys)
Lithuanian Grandpa and Grandma — giant puppets created by local artist ugnė Carm. (J. Kuprys)

Lithuanian Folk Dance Group suktinis marched and danced in Chicago’s McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 26. They were joined by Lithuanian Grandpa and Grandma— giant puppets created by local artist ugnė Carm. Leading the group were flag bearers Lithuania’s General Consul in Chicago Marijus Gudynas and the Consulate’s Director for Cultural and economic Affairs Agnė Vertelkaitė. Lithuanian participation in the parade was sponsored by the Lithuanian General Consulate of Chicago and Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.