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Licheń | The Anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising


Fallen during the Warsaw Uprising will be commemorated at the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Licheń on the 75th anniversary. A concert of patriotic songs entitled "The Cross and the Eagle" will take place on 1 August 2019 at 5:05 p.m.

The Eucharist in the intention of the fallen will be celebrated by Marian Fathers at 4:00 p.m. After the mass, during the "W" hour at 5:00 p.m., the largest bell in Poland "Mary Mother of God" will sound to commemorate the insurgents. Next, there will be a concert featuring: Bogusław Morka (tenor, soloist of the Grand Theater – National Opera and Roma Musical Theater in Warsaw), Emilia Zielińska (soprano), Mariusz Ruta (tenor) and a chamber group under the direction of prof. Bogna Dulińska.

The programme of the concert will include works by Wojciech Sowiński, Stanisław Niewiadomski, Jan Markowski, Wiesław Kądziela, Otto Żukowski, Adam Kowalski and Włodzimierz Korcz, referring to the period of the First World War, the Polish-Bolshevik war in 1920 and the defense of Lviv; covering the period of the Warsaw Uprising, as well as the experience of teh wartime, solidarity and independence.

In the Father Józef Jarzębowski Museum located in the basilica, one will be able to see previously unveiled memorabilia associated with the Warsaw Uprising. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the employees will present unique photographs, insurgent armbands, the sculpture "The Little Insurrectionist", Zdzisław Karol Szczepański's woodcuts and other memorabilia from that time.