Memorial plaque for Latvian poet Rainis unveiled in Vilnius

Jānis Rainis

This plaque explains that Rainis “once worked here as a court secretary – from 1889 to 1891”.

Latvian Ambassador Einars Semanis was part of the ceremony, informing those gathered that Rainis since childhood had close ties to Lithuania. “Thanks to Rainis, and his connection to Vilnius, we can see and understand our brother-nation’s soul even deeper,” the ambassador stated.

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