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aerial view of the historic city centre

Political Organisations

DOMOWINA Federation of Sorbs in the Lusatia / DOMOWINA Zwjazk Łužiskich Serbow
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 01 00
Internet www.domowina.sorben.de
Regional Office Bautzen
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 02 11
Was established in 1912 in Hoyerswerda as the federation for Sorbian associations with the intent to defend the Sorbs against the suppression in imperial Germany, fight for democratic national laws and to nurture the Sorbish culture. After the Second World War, the DOMOWINA was the only political mass organisation and had over 15, 000 members. Since 1991, it has a new Statute as an independent federation for Sorbian associations and unions.

Foundation for the Sorbian Folk / Załožba za serbski lud
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 03 06
Internet www.sorben-wenden.de
A foundation that was established and financed in 1991 by the Government and the provinces of Saxony and Brandenburg, which attained the status of being legally responsible in 1999. The purpose of this foundation is to express this folk's identity by nurturing and promoting the Sorbian language and culture.

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