International Holocaust Memorial Day

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The cordially invites you to the 
commemoration of the

on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 2 pm.

14:00 Lighting the candles of remembrance by students of Budapest schools;

14:00 Salutatory by Dr. Tamás Kovács, director of the Holocaust Memorial Center;

14:20 Message of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. António Guterres at the occasion of the International Holocaust Memorial Day;

14:25 Commemorating speech by Dr. Csaba Latorcai, state secretary of the Ministry of Human Capacities;

14:35 Róbert Farkas, violinist, Budapest Bár orchestra;

14:40 Two memorial addresses by the representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited to Hungary;

15:00 Opening of the exhibition “The Holocaust: Annihilation, Liberation, Rescue” by the Russian Research and Educational “Holocaust” Center and the Russian Jewish Congress;

15:10 Róbert Farkas, violinist, Budapest Bár orchestra;

15:15 Placing candles and stones of remembrance to the Memorial Wall of Victims. Kaddish by Rabbi Péter Simon Radvánszki, rabbi of the Páva Street community. 

The commemoration is open to the public.


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The Holocaust: Annihilation, Liberation, Rescue

In 2020, the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the emblematic extermination camp of the Nazi Germany, a unique symbol of cruelty and inhumanity is observed. At this occasion, the Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest stages a chamber exhibition jointly with the Russian Holocaust Research and Education Center and the Russian Jewish Congress. The...

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Exhibition begins

27 January, 2020

Exhibition ends

16 April, 2020

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Did You Know?

How many names are engraved to the Wall of Victims?

How can be names included to the list of identified victims?

Identification of more than half a million of victims of the Hungarian Holocaust requires persistent research efforts. At this moment, names of some 175,000 victims are engraved to the Wall.

Work on further identification of the names continues. It will be impossible to identify each and every victim, thus anonym, symbolic nametags are also placed on the Wall.

Visitors of the Memorial Center and visitors of the Center’s website can search the digital database of the victims. By filling in the Personal Data Form of the victims and returning it to our Institution, relatives or persons that have information about the victim, can initiate engraving the name to the Wall.

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