The word about the life and work of K. Kuzmány had prepared Daniela Miklošová. After sermon followed greetings. The mayor of the city Brezno Tomáš Abel expressed pride, that the city Brezno is connected with one of the important personality of Slovakia. He noted that the father of K. Kuzmány, evangelical pastor Ján Kuzmány, who worked here more than 40 years, made a contribution to build an evangelical church and his son Karol brought life into church through his liturgical songs. The Chairman of the Matica Slovenská Marián Tkáč paid tribute to Karol Kuzmány and to all Kuzmány generation. They had two attributes: they bravely burned for truth and for nation and they burned together. In this is Karol Kuzmány message for today: we need a courage and unity.
During the worship service had been sang songs from the Evangelical Hymnbook, mostly song which were composed by Karol Kuzmány.
After the service followed ceremonial act of laying a wreath the memorial panel of Karol Kuzmány at the evangelical parish office.
In the afternoon was prepared a programme called Life and work of Karol Kuzmány, on which worked members of local organization of Matica Slovenská. Part of the programme was also exhibition devoted to Karol Kuzmány, in space of foyer of City hall of culture, Brezno.
Photos: Stanislav Spáč a Milan Pivovarči
Live record from worship service held on the commemoration of Karol Kuzmány you can find on archive of the RTVS, attached link: http://www.rtvs.sk/televizia/archiv/10193/111379#5742