International Holocaust Remembrance Day

18 Jan

The Holocaust Memorial Center in Budapest cordially invites you to the commemoration of the
International Holocaust Remembrance Day beginning at 11:00 on Friday, January 27, 2023.

In 2005, the United Nations General Assembly designated 27 January as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this day in 1945, Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest and most notorious Nazi death camp, was liberated. On the 78th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we honour the memory of the six million victims of the Holocaust in Europe, including half a million Hungarians.

Programme of the commemoration:

Opening remarks:
Prof. Dr. Andor Grósz, Chairman of the Board, Holocaust Memorial Center

The ceremony will include speeches by:
His Excellency Yacov Hadas-Handelsman, Ambassador of Israel to Hungary
Eszter Vitályos Deputy Minister, Parlamentary State Secretary
Ministry of Culture and Innovation

Kaddish at the Memorial Wall
István Darvas, Chief Rabbi
Gábor Raáb, Kél málé ráhámim, cantor

Musical program: Róbert Farkas, violinist Head of the Budapest Bar orchestra

Location: Budapest, Páva utca 39.

English interpretation will be provided at the commemoration.
If you wish to participate, please fill in the Google form by 25 January 2023:


2023.01.27. – Holokauszt Nemzetközi Emléknap