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Tree Planting Ceremony in New York

Tree Planting Ceremony in New York

29.10.2018 | Kultúrna diplomacia | Kultúrna prezentácia | Slováci naprieč storočím |

Consulate General of Slovakia in New York participated on October 25, 2018 at the “Tree Planting Ceremony” in Stuyvesant Square Park to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Czechoslovakia in New York. The tradition of planting Linden trees had a special meaning in 1918 when thousands of linden trees were planted to mark the birth of Czechoslovakia. The „Tree of Liberty 2018“ was planted in cooperation with Bohemian Benevolent & Literary Association, Friends of Czech Greenways NYC, Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association, Inc. and NYC Department of Parks and Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York.