• April 24, 2013
  • 251

In the name of God for our freedom and yours

fot. vrsa.lt

As a keepsake of the 150th anniversary of the January Uprising, in the schools of the Vilnius region, March was announced as the Month of the January Uprising. Therefore, many occasional events took place in the region. A school contest “In the name of God for our freedom and yours” was popular among school children.

Contest “In the name of God for our freedom and yours” proceeded in two stages. In the first one, students were writing creative essay on one of the selected topics devoted to the patriotic uprising of the nation, the memory of the leaders of the uprising, the heroes known and unknown. They also attached thematic multimedia presentations or illustrations. In the second stage of the contest, their task was to demonstrate knowledge (in a test) and artistic abilities.

The second stage of the contest took place on last Tuesday in Nemezhis St. Rapolas Kalinauskas Gymnasium, and twenty students from different schools of the Vilnius region qualified for it. The competitors displayed comprehensive knowledge (beyond the school canon) on the uprising and the wide range of artistic abilities – poems, passages of prose, patriotic songs.

The winner of contest “In the name of God for our freedom and yours” was Agata Sadowska from Stanislaus Kostka Secondary School in Podbrzezie (teacher Anna Bartoszko). The second position was gained by Daniel Sokołowski from Gymnasium in Awiżenie (teacher Alicja Segen) and Beata Gryszkiewicz from Ferdynand Ruszczyc Gymnasium in Rudomino (teacher Alina Miłosz) took third place.

The contest was crowned with the guest performance of actors from Miedniki Community Center and Theatrical Studio in Vilnius who put on a stage performance about the  January Uprising.

Based on: vrsa.lt 

Source: http://www.wilnoteka.lt/pl/artykul/w-imie-boga-za-nasza-i-wasza-wolnosc

Tłumaczenie Barbara Rożek w ramach praktyk w Europejskiej Fundacji Praw Człowieka, www.efhr.eu. Translated by Barbara Rożek within the framework of a traineeship programme of the European Foundation of Human Rights, www.efhr.eu. 

Related post

A plaque in memory of Józef Mackiewicz was unveiled in the Literatų Street

On the initiative of the Polish Institute, a plaque dedicated to Józef Mackiewicz – a writer,…

Ordonówna affects next generations of Poles

One of the most anticipated proposals that the Polish Theatre “Studio” has recently presented to the…

“Vilnius my love” – outdoor photography exhibition by Jerzy Karpowicz

On Konstantinas Sirvydas Square in Vilnius you can see an exhibition of photographs by the prominent…