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16.01.2018

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Once again, The State Museum at Majdanek joins the celebration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

It was appointed by the United Nations General Assembly and is aimed at the commemoration of the Jewish victims murdured during the Second World War by Nazi Germany. The day of 27 January refers to the anniversary of the liberation of the KL Auschwitz in 1945.

In the State Museum at Majdanek, on 26 January at 10 a.m, educational workshops will begin and they will be devoted to the Jewish Victims of the Majdanek concentration camp. Next, at 11:00 a.m. votive candles will be laid under the Monument to Struggle and Martyrdom.

On Saturday, 27 January at 11:00 a.m. we invite you to the lecture and the presentation entitled „Stories hidden in objects”, concerning the history of the objects belonging to the Jews brought to the camp, which can now be seen at museum exhibitions.

After the presentation, at 12:00 p.m. it will be possible to visit the territory of the former concentration camp with a guide in the form of a themed walk devoted to the fate of the Jews at Majdanek.

For Saturday’s events you can sign up to 25 January by calling 81 710 28 33. The number of participants is limited.

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