Fw: Oct 2 - presentation of "Vilnius: City of Strangers"
- I wanted to pass this on to people in the DC area who may want to attend.
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--- On Sat, 9/19/09, DCLJS <dcljs@...> wrote:
From: DCLJS <dcljs@...>
Subject: Oct 2 - presentation of "Vilnius: City of Strangers"
To: "'DCLJS'" <dcljs@...>
Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009, 1:15 PM
On the occasion of
Lithuania ’s Millennium and Vilnius - European Capital of Culture 2009
The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania
In cooperation with the
Lithuanian American Community, Inc., Cultural Affairs Council
Cordially invite you to
The Book Presentation
Vilnius : City of Strangers
By Laimonas Briedis
Friday, October 2, 5:30 pm
Embassy of Lithuania
2622 16th Street, NW, Washington DC
Vin d’honneur to follow
RSVP by September 28, 2009
Welcome remarks by H.E. Audrius Bruzga, Ambassador of Lithuania
Introducing the author – Dale Lukas
Remarks by author Laimonas Briedis
Readings from the book by Alina Naujokaitis
96 pages, 76 illustrations, Central European University Press
Vilnius: City of strangers is a book with a different view of Vilnius,
it is looking at the city from the outside-in. It relates, through the
experiences and impressions of foreign travelers, the cultural and
social history of the old city.
The book is 296 pages, 76 illustrations, Published by
Central European University Press
“This is an admirable book on an essentric and whimsical city”
Tomas Venclova – Yale University
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