EVENTS AND RECEPTIONS ANGENDA OF THE NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL COMMISSION FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF THE 400- YEAR ANIVERSARY OF MIKALOJUS DAUKSA'S POSTILLA

 

Antanas Sakalys. Mikalojus Dauksa

 


I. Events

International conference dedicated to the 400-year anniversary of Postilla. (Vilnius University, September, 1999)
Scholarly/educational conference. (Kedainiai, September, 1999)
Scholarly/educational conference. (Varniai, September, 1999)

Events in Kedainiai:

Language festival of Kedainiai: "Klausyk, mano tauta, lietuvisko zodzio." [Listen, my people, to the Lithuanian word.] (September-October, 1999)
Language festival of Krakiai. (September or October, 1999)
The international competition of ex libris. Dauksos "Postilei" – 400

II. Publications

Publication of a scholarly, annotated version of Mikalojus Dauksa's Postilla (2 volumes).
An educational publication dedicated to the 400-year anniversary of Mikalojus Dauksa's Postilla.
Publication of an educational book entitled Mikalojus Dauksa (author A. Jovaisas).
Publications of materials from the international conference dedicated to the 400-year anniversary of Postilla.
Support of the Samogitian Cultural Association's Information Center's publication series "The Road of the Lithuanian Book. From Samogitia to Lithuania."
Publication of a double issue of Zemaiciu Zeme dedicated to Mikalojus Dauksa, Merkelis Giedraitis, and Motiejus Strijkovskis.
Publication of a book entitled Varniu Kunigu Seminarija [Seminary of the Priests of Varniai].
Preparation of a web site about Mikalojus Dauksa with regular updates.

III. Immortalization of Mikalojus Dauksa and the restoration of his residence

Completion of memorials to Dauksa and Merkelis Giedraitis.
Production of commemorative plaques.
Commemorative medals.
Commemorative plaque of the Vilnius Academic Press.
Restoration of the Varniai Cathedral, rescue of the critical state of the façade.
Restoration of the museum's electrical system.
Restoration of museum halls.
Immortalization of Mikalojus Dauksa in the Kedainiai region:
Production and construction of a commemorative plaque.
Production and construction of a wayside cross in Krakiai.

(National Organizational Commission for the Commemoration of the 400-Year
Anniversary of Mikalojus Dauksa's Postilla. Events and means approved June 25, 1998.)


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