the first time in Lithuania the life and nature of the people of the Utena
District have been presented in one book. It seeks to cover the period from the
oldest times till the present day. You will get acquainted with the rivers,
lakes, forests and fauna. burial mounds, and sacred places will remind you of
the past. The author has described extinct villages, farmsteads, estates, towns,
and churches. the reader can get information about the struggle for the
country's independence, about law and order in Lithuania, agriculture, industry,
transport, communications, health care, as well as the history of former and
present- day schools and other tings.
Cultural life is represented by the theatres, ethnographical companies, choirs
and other professional and amateur art groups. The district is famous for its
cultural monuments and people. one of such people is Bernard Lown, a Nobel prize
winner, who was born and grew up here.