Oskar Kolberg died in Kraków on June 3, 1890 and was buried at the Rakowicki Cemetery. On June 3 this year, Kolberg’s tomb was unveiled after undergoing extensive renovation. The ceremonies began at 1 p.m. with a procession and a short musical program presented by students from the Kolberg Music School in Radom. The rededication of Kolberg’s tomb was attended by the members of his family, as well as representatives of the Polish government. The restoration work was financed by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and organized by the Institute of Music and Dance together with the officials of Kraków City government.
[Source: kolberg2014.org.pl; Photos: Anna Kaczmarz]