On 20–22nd and 24th May 2013 in MCK SOKÓŁ the 7th Labirynth of History took place named “To grasp. To keep. To not forget. 150th anniversary of the January Uprising” During the programme young people could take part in lectures, panel discussions, workshops, a contest and a hip-hop concert inspired by the subject of January Uprising.
On 20–22nd and 24th May 2013 in MCK SOKÓŁ the 7th Labirynth of History took place; this year it was dedicated to the January Uprising. Grants of the Museum of Polish History within the Patriotism of Tomorrow programme, as well as of the Marshal’s Office of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship and of the city of Nowy Sącz and financial support of the Erbet company allowed the organization of a very rich programme. Numerous lectures took place [January uprising in the camera’s lens. photographs from the years 1861–1864, mgr Renata Słoma (National Library in Warsaw); Cry of the people. 19th century – century of revolutions and revolts, mgr Dorota Jędruch (National Museum in Kraków); January uprising and Polish national art, dr Janusz Polaczek (Rzeszów Univeristy); Myth of the January Uprising – its strenght and weaknesses, prof. dr hab. Dorota Kudelska (Catholic University of Lublin); History of press in the time of January Uprising, Danuta Murzynowska and Joanna Potęga (National Library in Warszawa). We also had two very interesting panel discussions – the scientific Rulers of the uprising – National Government or dictatorship? with dr hab. Michał Baczkowski (Jagiellonian University), prof. dr hab. Andrzej Chwalba (Jagiellonian University), prof. dr hab. Andrzej Szwarc (Warsaw University) and theatrical The land where every act is seen to early…, prepared and directed by Jan Korwin Kochanowski (Headmaster of the SPOT Acting School in Kraków). This year the youth got involved more in the Labyrinth by taking part in photography workshops Portraits’ Histories – hosted by Piotr Droździk and costume movie workshopshosted by mgr Barbara Szewczyk (director, screenwriter and graduate of Polish Film Institute in Łódź). Within the latter young people produced their own costume movie shot in the Galician Town in Nowy Sącz entitled “Four victims of the pharmacist”. The “Historical collage contest” allowed to award the works of young poeple from Poland and Russia, who undertook reflecting upon the relationship between the past and present.
The Labyrinth was ended with an excellent concert by a hip-hop group STEREOTYPY, prepared just for this occasion. Featuring guest performance by the SCHERZO CHOIR from Nowy Sącz.