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Address: Lithuania House, 2 Bessborough Gardens, London SW1V 2JE, UNITED KINGDOM
The Litvak Days have been organized by the Lithuanian embassy in the United Kingdom since 2011. Put on together with University College London the cycle of Litvak Days events this year are dedicated to mark the centenary of the reestablishment of the independence of the Lithuanian state and are an invitation to experience a deeper understanding of the musical heritage of Lithuania’s Jews.
You are cordially invited to the 8th annual Litvak Days - this year dedicated to mark the centenary of Lithuania’s restored statehood - on 28-29 November and 5 December, 2018. We are delighted to announce that music is at the heart of Litvak Days 2018.
The Exhibition of 17 posters from the Vilna Ghetto, first displayed at the Embassy during the Commemoration of National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews on 20th September, will remain open to visitors until October 17th. The posters are an invaluable testimony of spiritual resistance to the brutality of the Holocaust. More information about the Exhibition can be found here. Please email [email protected] or call +44(0)20 7592 2842 to arrange a private viewing.
Jovita Demyskyte, lecturer in nursing at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Kaunas, was entered in the “Book of Honour” in the Florence Nightingale Museum at a ceremony on 19 July 2018 attended by Dame Eileen Sills (Chief Nurse at St Thomas’ and Guys Hospital) and HE Mr Renatas Norkus, Lithuanian Ambassador to the UK.