Carl Gustav Swensson Memorial Žilina Slovakia

Carl Gustav Swensson Memorial in Žilina

Marek Sobola, Servare et Manere Secretary-General, has initiated historical research and international cooperation which led to a significant discovery that sheds light on the history of architecture in Žilina, the fourth largest city in Slovakia. This particularly interesting discovery was the fact that the author of landscaping around the former Cloth Factory in Žilina – Ungarische Wollwaren, Militärtuch- und Deckenfabrik Actiengesellschaft in Sillein was Carl Gustav Swensson (June 15, 1861…

Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy Marek Sobola Servare et Manere

Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy

Servare et Manere is the exclusive supplier of the highest departmental award of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (MFAaEA SR) called the Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy. The award is awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and is awarded to persons for extraordinary merits in building diplomacy of the Slovak Republic, significant contribution to the fulfillment of foreign policy goals of the…

Kaplnka na Bôriku Samostatne stojaca Bozia Muka Servare et Manere

Wayside shrine in Žilina

The NGO Servare et Manere is also dedicated to the promotion of cultural and historical monuments in Slovakia, including their restoration and reconstruction. Throughout its history, the association has been involved in several international projects and is also involved in publishing activities. There are several small wayside shrines in the cadastre of the city of Žilina, some of which have disappeared, some have been reconstructed and others require restoration. Our…

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk in Divina_Servare et Manere_Marek Sobola

Statue of St. John of Nepomuk in the Divina village, Slovakia

The project of restoration of St. John of Nepomuk in Divina was started in 2016 and was completed in June 2017. Partners, who were addressed to cooperate, have either some connection to St. John of Nepomuk or to Slovakia. The project was carried out under auspices of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Slovakia, and was also honoured by patronage of His Majesty Norodom Sihamoni, the King…