Exhibition dedicated to 40th anniversary of Solidarity in Poland opened in Chisinau
20:30 | 09.08.2021 Category: Culture
Chisinau, 9 August /MOLDPRES/- 2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the establishment of martial law in Poland. On this occasion, the Polish Institute in Bucharest inaugurated in Chisinau a traveling street exhibition on the fence of the National Museum of History of Moldova, entitled "The 40th anniversary of the" Solidarity "revolution, which recalls the difficult history of" Solidarity " and its influence on the destinies of Central and Eastern Europe,
The great social movement "Solidarity", led by Lech Wałęsa, who later became president of Poland, helped people to organize and express their wishes, and the communist authorities in Warsaw were forced to negotiate and conclude. agreements with trade unionists. The slogan "there is no freedom without Solidarity" became the message of a peaceful revolution and remained in the memory of Poles for years.
Due to the determination of thousands of people, in 1989 Poland became the first country of the so-called Eastern bloc in which, following the discussions at the "round table", an agreement was reached, which in June 1989 led to the organization of parliamentary elections. partially free and the collapse of the communist system. Other countries followed the path of Poland.
The exhibition includes 13 panels and will be open until August 25.