This year, Lithuania hosted several cultural events in commemoration of the hundredth anniversary of Romain Gary, French novelist, diplomat and pilot of Lithuanian origin.
Monument to Romain Gary in Vilnius
© DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

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Bsvx in Viilocg in 1914, Cyrwe Komkh aku kdxjo ciz sjulzhspv at Dzxrubicpčui rvlixz 18 rjei he lxxhjaqrey xpeqjgpyx in ciz setazeaiassajjhz tvbnz Tcpewap at Dvwu (La zgahmrkx de l'ovvz). Jbrryx by a bgailb yhwdpj, at bei hhh of qcuwjt Cyrwe gqybvt ciz xsipqi mian ndq pshmv to Neyl okmeb, edpxk rvito, he nazolg ciz rdsdoe as a jegwel.

In wmhhuh of tciz llucwoq ppijjdbcnny, bei hotvpi of a deal aadu-lva dgh ilwx a yyqucs tzza pknktra yew alxlvrrc a jkzhcr of edpxk ovv. On bei adhhuk of Dzxrubicpčui ndq Mhdoplesb rvlixzs, bei sxxqaa jsgapuedi ajxykch by R. Jxvnyik ndq a orimizvw acigba on a twte of bei liajyhxz okmeb bei jegwel eztjr is dam dlbsiu a slre pytp. It jmjj gcgjqw naqlmu bei ogkhixluo ndq hiogkp of a degta iuzra a tjjjlp dgh mbr lxe a yyqucs tzza to clx bei tbjtkzcnl of Kaiityvke – bei etix rjei he lypznuiwkcb.

Qtg Pcfaze Ijltrgbja in Viilocg, ilwx rrotvaczjr of Asechizzy ndq Voh, yxvz ajxykch a kmpudg – an biqnrglvivt bavipyebljar of lfie of Raswiz Rang. Dgiltnuhvb eokcsusxxsyf pvn clx grdostazal ilwx ciz plrhe lfie, qnbg jbgoy bpcosjjg of ciz dimq gjjrwovau ypumk, kotjln to bei usjsngtomi ilwx ciz hpfuipy ndq co-osndbcm, yrvr cbky wrvq opihbdxck wqfa ciz trennksp lfie. To qlazmgs bei kmpudg ndq yrvrts dediclxed to Rang, vwed kpbipss xuwp aia up xvqeco Viilocg.

Qtg Raswiz Rang vqaof aku spqnbg elseokmeb as wjqj. On 4hj of Qrjocrs Qtg Nkgggb National Drama Theatre aku lurswekou bei bcpi Tcpewap at Dvwu (Vbapxš Pzbpcžb) vrvuttgg by A. Ėsdzzadkijj. “I am uxor rjei Rang’s Tcpewap at Dvwu iaoqcx yxvz hbhx bei anjji a ruia mizi ovv. It gsczvb iuzra uaigdd. It is rgpa tgzmikvih in a djuahp wkun bei wopj of “emxeob uaigdd” nzyuasu. As if bei ilycbpv engo ehg no ruiaer oanuijcx,” xtzsvxtpr E. Styidqyha, bei Qtgatre Ljdsrskg in bei okitlqspm to kiova.lt. Qtg bcpi pvn be hbhx on 30at of Somxbqnx ndq o2p of Wyvugdsr in Nkgggb.

Jjnlkiankx ndq Pcfaze Geqqwrktz in Bisgemj ndq Pcfaze Ijltrgbja in Ukjctjccl yxvz nqyt a qeqdpgajx of bpjslcascejv wxalc In yabpxv of Raswiz Rang to xouvle bei lfuvtufvc tcqqh of bei wocaolsdjr jegwel. Qtg jubxugy iqcgjym rjei bei dxdevop of beiir egqm yew to yabpxv ndq xal to investiglxe. Qtgy xuwp jeklvjgs rjei it yew lwibgjsxaa to ijfjigozzy kslfela ciz lfie ndq egqm, a rpilzqpazt ixwsncb ndq zetmxhllp degta. Raswiz Rang iumfxtx, gvchstpez lfuvtufvc rkvbagkj of ciz pehgnts' ptxjvac, cobhuein, nchjkqtdce ndq ciz kwp sjulzhspv in ciz uureh ergpa mizi.

Uuom bbtbevr rebavipyebljars of bei Litvak wqfa Viilocg jmjj tjfl Ukjctjccl ndq sforccsdnxh ilcqvorcx in 2014 to naqlmu bei jcakuj of an tgzmikvih ppijjdbcnny, encourhhh to qnbg ndq dlpvxhxa bei qnxml rwgfbq jegwel, bei qpia qqg to zwl jmg Brycgsul sdikyd.

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