A special monument, named "The Crown of Unity of World Lithuanians" is set to be erected at the open-air Park of Europe in Lithuania to mark the 100th anniversary of the country's restoration of independence.
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

"With its symbols, the monument expresses the idea of unity of world Lithuanians for preserving and strengthening the State of Lithuania," the author of the idea, sculptor Gediminas Radzevičius told a press conference at the Lithuanian Seimas on Thursday.

"The project is very meaningful, uniting the public. It's an idea that will bring us, Lithuanian, even closer together," Gintaras Karosas, director of the park, said.

The initial project cost stands at 3 million litas (around EUR 870,00).

BNS
Naujienų agentūros BNS informaciją skelbti, cituoti ar kitaip atgaminti visuomenės informavimo priemonėse bei interneto tinklalapiuose be raštiško UAB "BNS" sutikimo neleidžiama.

Actors and director get fines for 'church show'

Three actors and a director have been fined in Lithuania for disturbing a religious service at a...

Head of Holocaust memorial would like info to be available in Lithuanian as well

Avner Shalev, chairman of the Jerusalem-based Yad Vashem , the World Holocaust Remembrance Center,...

2020: The Year of Chiune Sugihara

Next year will mark the 80th anniversary of the Japanese diplomat’s noble work while residing in...

Czeslaw Milosz stairs unveiled in Krakow in 2nd such commemorative project after Vilnius

The Stairs of Czeslaw Milosz have been unveiled in Krakow to mark 15 years since the...

Lithuanian author wins prestigious EU literature award

Lithuanian author Daina Opolskaite has won the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL) for...