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Sugihara House, Kaunas

#4 of 21 in Museums in Kaunas
Historic Site · Architectural Building
Viešoji įstaiga „Sugiharos fondas – diplomatai už gyvybę“ įkurta 1999 m. gruodžio mėnesį Lietuvos ir Belgijos intelektualų ir verslininkų pastangomis – prof. Egidijaus Aleksandravičiaus, politiko ir verslininko Ramūno Garbaravičiaus bei verslininko Freddie Opsomerio. Fondo iniciatoriai siekė sutelkti intelektines pastangas ir lėšas tam, kad Lietuvoje būtų įamžinti Japonijos diplomato Chiune Sugiharos ir Nyderlandų garbės konsulo Jano Zwartendijko atminimai. /

In 1999, as a result of the joint effort of the intellectuals and the businessmen from Lithuania and Belgium – prof. Egidijus Aleksandravičius, politician and businessman Ramūnas Garbaravičius and businessman Freddie Opsomer, the public institution "The Sugihara Foundation – Diplomats for Life" was established. The initiators of the foundation were seeking to unite the intellectual efforts and available funds in order to properly commemorate the name of the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara along with the name of the Dutch consul Jan Zwartendijk. /

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  • What Sugihara did was exceptional especially knowing that his honor and respect To his superiors could have been tarnished in his society. Remember that if his wife did not push and support him...  more »
  • In the annals of the “Righteous Among the Nations”, those who rescued Jews from murder in the Holocaust at great risk to themselves and their families, the tale of Chiune Sugihara, vice-consul in the....  more »

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