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image by Virginijus Misiunas, 18 December 2009
Viesintos (Anyksciai District) - on a blue field a flying
golden-armed silver dove holding a silver book with a golden star
on the cover. Flag proportions 5:6, free edges bordered with a
silver rope, finial is a silver lance head and golden bands,
staff is white. The charge symbolizes the active nonviolent
resistance of local people during the times of the prohibition of
the Lithuanian language (1864-1904): their participation and
support for underground organizations "knygnesiai"
("book carriers") was very remarkable.
Virginijus Misiunas, 18 December 2009