“Wielkopolanie towards the Independent” – relation

The exhibition, concert and discussion panel - this is the result of cooperation of the Sybir Memorial Museum with the Wielkopolska Museum of Independence.

The Sybir Memorial Museum focuses on cooperation with cultural institutions from all over the country and abroad. This time we hosted the Wielkopolska Museum of Independence. The result of the cooperation was the exhibition "Wielkopolanie towards the Independent - on the centenary of the victorious uprising of 1918-1919", which opening took place on Thursday (06.06) at the Kościuszko Square in Białystok, a discussion panel and a concert entitled "A card from the uprising" - here excellent violinist Jaśmina Pawłowska performed along with the band.

"Wielkopolanie towards the Independent - on the centenary of the victorious uprising of 1918-1919"is a project that promotes knowledge about the victorious Greater Poland Uprising on the anniversary of its century. It is an important element in commemorating the hundredth anniversary of Poland's regaining independence in 1918 - emphasized Tomasz Łęcki, director of the Wielkopolska Museum of Independence.

The exhibition, panel and concert are also an element of the promotion of the idea of building a new seat of the Wielkopolska Uprising Museum in Poznań. In the individual modules of the exhibition, visitors can learn about the history of the nineteenth-century Greater Poland’s path to independence, the history of the Greater Poland Uprising, the participation of the Greater Poland’s troops in the battles over the borders of the Republic and the cultivation of memory about the victorious plunder.

This combination of forces is also of great importance to the building of the Sybir Memorial Museum.

- Cooperation with the Wielkopolska Museum of Independence is the next stage in the activities of the Sybir Memorial Museum aimed at promoting the Museum's activities in the country and the exchange of experiences between cultural institutions - said Wojciech Śleszyński, director of the Sybir Memorial Museum.

So far, the Museum has established cooperation with the Foundation of the 2nd Corps Memorial Museum in Italy, the Kresy-Siberia Foundation, the Margrave J. S. Umiastowska’s Roman Foundation in Rome, the Peter the Great’s Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (Kunstkamera) in St. Petersburg, the M. B. Szatiłow’s Regional Museum of Sightseeing in Tomsk and the Association of Russian Museums of Remembrance.

The exhibition will be open until June 13.

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