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Period 101SITES OF MEMORY


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1945 / 1998

Cinema in Šančiai

Gintaras Vitulskis: After the war, when the wooden cinema Lyra (Lyre) burned to the ground, and Taika (Peace) cinema theatre had not been built yet, the Methodist church was nationalized and turned into a cinema theatre.

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Arteritorija vidus spalvota
 

What place is this?

Riddle for our website visitors:What place is this?

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Vienybės (Unity) Square

Galina: “Formerly, the Christmas tree was decorated at Vienybės (Unity) Square.

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Jėzuitų gimnazija

Audronė: „Pradėjau lankyti devintą vidurinę Senamiestyje.

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Jewish Hospital

Rimantas Viedrynaitis: “I was born in Kaunas, the Jewish Hospital.

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Demokratų (Democrats) Square

Dobrė: “The action was held in November 1941: at 6 pm we were lined up.

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Siūlų street

Fruma: "We were hiding in Petrašiūnai, a place that was not considered to be part of the city.

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1930 / 1939

The Building of Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club

The first building of Garrison Officers' club during the Interwar period was in a two-storey building designed by an unknown architect at the corner of Laisvės Alėja and A.

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1989

Garden reconstruction of war museum

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Prieplauka

Audronė: „Prieplaukos krantinę vadindavom cimbruvka.

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Kaunas Factory "Drobė"

Rūta: "In the spring, 1958 we said our goodbyes to Kaunas VI Secondary School.

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1980

Robertas Antinis about Laisvės avenue and its people (video)

Sculptor Robertas Antinis sharing his memories about  people of Laisvės avenue and Kaunas (2014).

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Kauno pilis

Audronė: „Pilis dabar atrodo visai kitaip.

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Kestutis Jakstas Aleksotas
 

Aleksotas

Kęstutis: „Augau Aleksote, S.

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Karo muziejus Vaitkevicius
1989

The Baltic Way in the Museum of War

Indrė Žakevičienė: The most memorable event for me was the commemoration of February 16 in 1989 in Santaka Stadium and the “analogue” of the Baltic Way 25 years ago in the Museum of War.

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Laisvės Alėja (Freedom Avenue)

Laisvės alėja (Freedom Avenue)

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1996

Stepžukė

Saulė: After high school, I got into Kaunas Stepas Žukas Technical School of Applied Arts.

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Parade in Janonio (Vienybės) Square

Alvydas Vaitkevičius: I found this picture at booksellers next to Merkurijus without any inscriptions or signs...

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The Zoo in Kaunas

Video by students of Vytautas Magnus University: Justė Balytaitė, Monika Žekaitė, Agnė Muškietaitė, Kristina Jazdauskaitė.

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Picture Gallery

Liucija: I remember, when my friend and I, we would go to the Picture Gallery to visit the exhibitions.

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