Holocaust commemoration ceremony


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 Common Values’
  • 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.

RSVP here latest by 18.01.2019.

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