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Important Associations seated in Bautzen

Sorbian School Association (registered society) / Serbske šulske towarstwo z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 02 12
Internet www.sorbischer-schulverein.de
Represents the interests of the Sorbs in the field of Sorbian Pre-school, school and education. Teachers, educators and interested parents work honourably in the chosen body of experts. The association is represented by parents who are interested in giving their children the possibility to learn the Sorbian language, to learn about the Sorbian history and culture, as well as the up-keep and opening up of the Sorbian traditions and customs.

Sorbian Musical Association (registered society) / Zwjazk serbskich spěwarskich towarstwow z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 02 04
Unifies 25 choirs, singers and folklore groups whose main interest is nurturing the Sorbian songs. It encourages the relationship between Sorbian choirs and choirs from other cultural groups, singers and folklore groups from other countries, especially those from the neighbouring Slavic countries.

Cyrill-Methodius-Association (registered society) / Towarstwo Cyrila a Metoda z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 04 05
Unites Sorbian Catholics. The association supports the pastoral, national and cultural life of the Sorbs and dedicates itself by publishing the appropriate literature, for example: the weekly magazine "Katolski Poso?."

Serbski Sokoł (registered society) / Serbski Sokoł z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 03 22
Union for Sorbian sport associations and most of all, organises folk sports tournaments in various sports. It maintains relationships with "Sokoł" organisations in other Slavic countries.

Sorbian Protestant Association (registered society) / Serbske ewangelske towarstwo z. t.
Czornebohstraße 12
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 60 53 71
In conjunction with the Sorbian Protestant Superintendent, it maintains the work of the Protestant Sorbs, especially in the regard to the church.

Sorbish Art Federation (registered society) / Zwjazk serbskich wuměłcow z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 02 13
Facsimile +49 35 91 / 55 02 15
Unites Sorbian artists and culturally enthusiastic people through a work circle for writers, educated artists, musicians and filmmakers.

Sorbian Scientific Fellowship (registered society) / Maćica Serbska z.t.
Postplatz 2
02625 Bautzen
Phone +49 35 91 / 55 02 06
Founded in 1845/1847 and until 1937, was the centre of Sorbian scientific and cultural research, as well as for the Sorbian contact for home and foreign affairs. Only one magazine was issued " C(asopis Mac'icy Serbskeje". Was revived in 1947, but in 1949 it had to adjust, just as all others had to. In 1990, it was reestablished as the scientific association for Sorbistic in home and foreign affairs.

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