Vydūnas‘ Mystery "Bells of the Sea"

Date: 
23.06.2017

Vydūnas‘ Mystery "Bells of the Sea"

Vydūnas – famous Lithuanian philosopher, writer, humanist, publicist and cultural worker. Vydūnas (real name - Vilhelmas Storostas)(1868–1953) - leading figure in the cultural life of Lithuanians of East Prussia (Lithuania Minor), born in Jonaičiai, county of Šilutė (then under German rule). Vydūnas ’ view of humankind in which all nations merge and rise together towards perfection and divinity is expressed in the mystery Jūros varpai (Bells of the Sea, 1920) which will be presented in Priekulė.