By David Sojka
On April 27 2017, a memorial gathering was held in memory of the victims of World War II in the village of Skalité on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Kysuce and the end of World War II in Europe.
The memorial ceremony was attended by: The First Secretary of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the SR – N.S. Rajov, Colonel and Chairman of the SZPB in Žilina Juraj Drotár, SZPB Delegation from Čadca headed by Milan Parš, Chairman of the organization of SZPB in Skalité Milan Zoň and members of this organization. Mayor of the village Andrea Šimurdová, Mayor of the village Čierne Pavol Gomola, ppl Pavol Švetka – Ministry of Defense of the Slovak Republic. Member of the ZSK Jozef Cech, head of catastral office in Čadca Marián Haladej.
The celebratory atmosphere of the celebrations was complemented by the cultural program by members of the Unity of Retirees. JD Chairman Mária Papíková presented the poem “The Last Sheet”.