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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What is the exact name of the institution?

I have encountered various names of the institution in the press.

The correct name of the institution is Holocaust Memorial Center, in Hungarian Holokauszt Emlékközpont. The name of the foundation operating the institution is Holocaust Documentation Center Memorial Collection Public Foundation, the Hungarian acronym for it is HDKE.

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