KLADNO, June 11, 2018 — Marie Dolezalova Supikova, 85, and her great-granddaughter Karolina, 10, lay a bouquet of palm foliage and carnations on the gymnasium floor at Kladno Gymnasium (high school), marking the site where, in 1942, the Gestapo separated … Continue reading →
LIDICE, June 10, 2018 — The faint sounds of children’s choirs drift across old Lidice during Sunday mass as they rehearse on a nearby hill, their songs flowing freely through the 14th-century church whose walls and bell tower have … Continue reading →
PRAHA (PRAGUE), June 9, 2018 — Late spring’s cool breezes carry the light, sweet fragrance of linden flowers. In an urban setting, lipa (linden) offers shade while taking up precious little space. In less confined settings they grow tall and … Continue reading →
Beginning with an evening concert and lighting ceremony on June 9, the story of Lidice continues to memorialize victims of all wars, as well as those whose lives and homes were destroyed in June 1942 at Lidice, a village near Prague, Czech Republic.
June 10 and beyond:Press release and schedule for memorial services and events commemorating the 76th anniversary of the annihilation of Lidice. Additional events and exhibits take place throughout the year at Pamatnik Lidice, adjacent to the original village site.
Events and facilities of Pamatnik Lidice are under the direction of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.