Lithuanian airport rolls out pink carpet of soup

Lithuania Travel

Vilnius International Airport (VNO), Lithuania, rolls out another unusual initiative. As of June 29, 2020, the airport welcomes its visitors with a “pink carpet” ‒ a trail of pink-colored spots on the ground that allude to the country’s national soup.

The incoming passengers in VNO will find themselves following a trail of pink-colored spots on the floor, which ends at an Instagrammable 10-foot replica of the country’s national šaltibarščiai soup. The beet-based dish, frequently referred to as “pink soup” by foreign visitors, is of a distinct color that the country is aiming to coin as “cold pink”.

Vilnius International Airport is known for unusual initiatives. In December 2019, the airport displayed a Christmas tree constructed of objects confiscated by its security (mostly scissors):

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