cs_CZ de_DE en_GB es_CU fr_FR hr_HR hu_HU hy_AM ka_GE pl_PL ro_RO ru_RU sk_SK uk_UA 

Bożena Paczkowska (Siwak) (1962)

When I die (…) I want you to play music all the way from home to the cemetery, which is quite a walk. I do not want you to grieve, because all my life was devoted to making music and singing’

Bożena Siwak was born on 27 February 1962 in Wrocław, in a family which belonged to Bergitka Roma. Her parents used to live in the region of Jasło before the Second World War, where they had a farm. She had 3 brothers and a sister. One of the brothers died as a young at the age of 25 of kidney disease. She used to attend a primary school in Brochów, Wrocław, which she finished despite clear unwillingness to learn. Bożena has always loved gypsy music. At the age of 8 she used to sing in an amateur gypsy band. Already in 1977 she becomes employed in a professional musical band set up by a manager from Lublin. She goes to concerts under the care of her brother. In the 80's she belongs to a well-known group - TERNO, in which she sings and dances. It is there where she meets Tadeusz Paczkowski from Włocławek, belonging to Polish Roma, who becomes her husband after mutual escape from a concert tour. The have three children all of whom cherish musical talents. The youngest son Gracjan plays w ...arrows 

On racial prejudice

Audio player

RNDr., PhD Petr Rojík (1957)

born on 24 February 1957 in Přebuz, Bohemia grew up in a mixed Czech-German family attended high school in Sokolov studied geology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences in ... arrows 


Václav Novotný (1942)

born on 17 March 1942 in the village of Boreč from a protestant farmer's family with genealogy all the way to 1695 in 1953, his father was arrested for not meeting the ... arrows 


Karel Štamberg (1932)

born 3 April 1932 in Dubno, Příbram District graduated from grammar school in Příbram 1951–1952, internship at the Institute of Technical Chemistry of the Society for ... arrows 


List of the lastly published witnesses arrows 

TIMELINE

STATISTICS

Number of witnesses in database8059
Number of published witnesses4386
Number of registered researchers7013
Number of photos61218
Number of clips20809

NEWS

Střední Morava, Východní Čechy a Plzeňský kraj. Nové pobočky Paměti národa a jejich plány

11/01/2018

Paměť národa má už tři pobočky, každá z nich má své sídlo i nového ředitele/novou ředitelku.arrows 

Děkujeme vám! Sbírka ke Dni válečných veteránů přinesla skoro 750 000 korun

11/12/2017, Tisková zpráva Post Bellum

Knihovníci, kavárníci, pekaři, trafikanti, obchodníci, studenti, ale i gymnázia a firmy pomohly se sbírkou ke Dni válečných veteránů.Vybrali jsme 744 334 korun! arrows 

Čtyři lidé, kteří se vzepřeli totalitě

20/11/2017, Tisková zpráva Post Bellum

V pátek, 17. listopadu jsme v Národním divadle udělili Ceny Paměti národa čtyřem lidem, kteří se ve zlomových okamžicích svého života zachovali statečně. Bez ohledu na postihy ze strany komunistického nebo nacistického režimu, které jim hrozily.arrows 

Other news 








SET AS HOMEPAGE  | RSS  | CONTACTS  |  (c) 2000 - 2018 Post Bellum