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2018-03-07 00:00:05

Restoration of LT Independence Marked with Song, Honouring of Signatories

iskilmingas-kovo-11-osios-paminejimas-7492 March 7th, 2018, the Restoration of Lithuania's Independence holiday (March 11th) was celebrated on campus with song and attendance by Seimas parliament members, March11th Act signatories, VGTU Rector A. Daniūnas, and many academics, professors, students.

A joint MRU and Vilnius University of Applied Sciences Choir performed at the event along with the MRU String Quartet and the POP Vocal Group Ensemble.

MRU Rector Assoc. Prof. Algirdas Monkevičius greeted academic community members, top Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) representatives, including VGTU Rector Alfonsas Daniūnas, ex-Premier Gediminas Vagnorius, Constitutional Court Chairman Prof. Dainius Žalimas, ex-parliament Head Česlovas Juršėnas, Seimas members, professors, students & other esteemed guests.

Seimas Committee on Education and Science Chairman Eugenijus Jovaiša and Constitutional Court Chairman Prof. Žalimas addressed participants.

MRU Law Faculty Professor and ex-Constitutional Ct Justice Vytautas Sinkevičius discussed the history of the Restoration Act, providing historical details.

Rector Monkevičius awarded ceremonial traditional Lithuanian sashes to March 11th Act signatories: Česlovas Juršėnas, Gediminas Vagnorius, and MRU long-time Prof. Bronislovas Kuzmickas.

Photos: Vidūnas Gelumbauskas