Photo Exhibition “Lithuanian Switzerland”

March 9, 2017

On March 3, the National Library of Lithuania welcomed the traveling photo exhibition, “Lithuanian Switzerland,” organized by the Lithuanian Community in Switzerland. The chairman of the Lithuanian Community in Switzerland, Jūratė Caspersen, opened the exhibition.

The exhibition was created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Lithuania’s statehood restoration. Since July 17th of last year, it has been traveling across Lithuania, visiting cities and towns, cultural centres, educational and scientific institutions, museums and libraries.

The photographs, shot by Swiss-Lithuanians, depict their life and activities, while fostering national identity, language, culture and traditions in Switzerland.