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Subject: Sorbs, Hoyerswerda, Jurij Brězan, Bautzen, National Front (East Germany)
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Founded 1912
Type NGO
Website Official website
Serbski dom - seat of the Domowina in Bautzen
Former ballroom and community center in Hoyerswerda, foundation of the Domowina

Domowina (Lower and Upper Lusatia, Germany. It represents the interests of Sorbian people and is the continual successor of the previous Domowina League of the Lusatian Sorbs.


  • History 1
  • Chairmen 2
  • See also 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


The Domowina institution, founded in Hoyerswerda in 1912, is situated in Bautzen.[1] The Domowina was closed by Nazi authorities in 1937 and reopened on 10 May 1945, right after the end of WWII.[2]


Period Chairman
Arnošt Bart
Jakub Šewčik
Jan Křižan
Pawoł Nedo
Kurt Krjeńc
Jurij Grós[3]
Bjarnat Cyž
Jan Pawoł Nagel
Jakub Brankačk
Jan Nuk
from 2011
David Statnik

See also


  1. ^ History of Domowina (Upper Sorbian)-(Lower Sorbian)-(German)
  2. ^ Peter Kunze (1995). Kurze Geschichte der Sorben. Ein kulturhistorischer Überblick in 10 Kapiteln. Sächsische Landeszentrale für Politische Bildung, p. 70, ISBN 3-7420-1633-4 (German)
  3. ^ Secretary of the Federal Executive of Domowina

External links

  • Official website (Upper Sorbian)-(Lower Sorbian)-(German)

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