Wednesday , September 28 2022

Perloj republic celebrates centenarul


Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, former President of the Supreme Reconstruction Council Seimas Vytautas Landsbergis, Commander Jonas Vytautas Žukas, commander of the Lithuanian Armed Forces and others, Varėna Cultural Center, announced the event "For the Perl and the whole of Lithuania".

Guests will be invited to inspect the exhibition of the Perloo History Museum. The Orchestra of the Army's Land Forces will host a concert at the monument "For Peruvian Victims and All of Lithuania".

At lunchtime the Holy Mass of Perlojos Švč will be sacrificed. Virgin Mary and St. Francis Church of Assisi. Afterwards, the solemn feast of the centenary will take place in the church.

Perloj republic was officially established on 13 November 1918. That year, the city suffered various attacks, German soldiers, angry Bermondtinists. Then a meeting of the inhabitants and all parish villagers was convened, the parish committee was elected, all the functions of the local administration were given to him. Jonas Česnulevičius became president of Perlojiškis.

Pearl had not only the president but also the Constitution, the army, the court, his money – Perlojos litas. Metal money was abandoned by local masters.

Perloj republic was intermittent until 1923.

The Republic belonged to Pearliei and ten adjacent villages: Manastir, Traktiškiai, Žiūra, Manasgirė and others.

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