Memorial procession to Pakamponys to the ceremony and unveiling of monument of victims of the Holocaust in Birzai-Birzh

Event date :2019.06.16
Event place :Biržai
Coordinator:Organizers: Birzai Jewish Culture and History Society, Birzai District Municipality, Birzai Museum ‘Sėla’. Partners: Israel Embassy in Lithuania, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithunia, International Commission for the Evaluation of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania.

We would like to inform you that a memorial event of Birzai (Birzh in Yiddish ) victims of the Holocaust, will take place on Sunday, June 16th.

At 12.30 – the ceremony of honor of Jewish savers.  Planting of memorial trees for the memory of Jewish savers in the territory of former Biržai Jewish Quarter (reference address – Žemaitės str. 22, Biržai)

At 13.00 – memorial procession.  Memorial procession on foot from the former territory of Biržai Jewish Ghetto (reference address – Žemaitės str. 22, Biržai) to the memorial of Holocaust victims in Pakamponys forest.

At 14.00 – unveiling ceremony of memorial for victims of the HolocaustPakamponys forest, Paežeriai village, Parovėja sub-district, Biržai district.


We are inviting to participate in memorial event.  Please inform us by e-mail  concerning your participation till the 8th June, 2019.

For more information concerning the event, please call by tel.+37067112400 (Merūnas Jukonis) or writte via e-mail


Information before the event

Invitation to Birzai Jewish Memorial Day program of event_Birzai EN
Information after the event