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VIEŠINTOS

County : Utena
Municipality : Anykščiai

Arms (crest) of Viešintos

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 30, 2006.

The arms symbolize the active nonviolent resistance of the local people during the times of prohibition of Lithuanian language (1864-1904): their participation and support for underground the organization "knygnesiai" ("book carriers") was very remarkable.


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Literature : Rimsa, 2004