Time: 5:30 P.M., May 15, 2019
Place: Central Library of the City of Vilnius
The Dr. Janusz Korczak Center and the Central Library of the City of Vilnius are pleased to invite you to an evening of music entitled Sounds of Music and Janusz Korczak.
Markas Volynskij and Marija Duškina will perform Yiddish songs.
Dr. Janusz Korczak Center director I. Belienė will be master of ceremonies.
Janusz Korczak’s real name was Henrik Goldshmit and was also known as Stary Doktor (Old Doctor) and Pan Doktor (Mr. Doctor). He was born in Warsaw on July 22, 1878, and died in August of 1942 at Treblinka. He was a doctor, teacher, writer, publicist and Jewish public figure. He was the originator of children’s rights and the idea that children should enjoy equal rights.
The Central Library of the City of Vilnius is located at Žirmūnų street no. 6 in Vilnius.