Office of the Embassy of Canada and Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom would like to invite you to a Holocaust commemoration ceremony ’Holocaust In Museums – Why Is It Important?’.
January 22nd 2019 15:00 at Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom (Toompea 8, Tallinn).
- 15:00 Opening speeches
Jude Pecora, Counsellor, Embassy of Canada to Latvia
Alla Jakobson, Estonian Jewish Community
- 15:15 Clint Curle, Senior Advisor to the President,
Canadian Museum for Human Rights, ’Preserving Memory and Promoting
- 16:00 Screening of documentary ’Canada, Antisemitism and the Holocaust’
- 16:15 Māris Gailis, founder of Žanis Lipke Memorial, former Prime Minister of Latvia, ’From a Bunker to a Museum’
- 17:00 Award ceremony for winners of the literary
contest ’Depiction of Holocaust Today – What Have We Learned From It?’
(in collaboration with IHRA, Ministry of Education and Research and
Estonian Institute of Historical Memory)
- 17:15 Coffee and snacks
Entrance is for free.
The presentations will be in English.
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