Within the framework of the Romanian Chairmanship of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA), the Embassy of Romania attended the Holocaust remembrance events organized in Larissa during May 21-22, 2016. A photo exhibition, entitled, “Righteous Among Nations”, was inaugurated which can be visited at the Diachronic Museum of Larissa between May 21-29.
The commemorative events also included a scientific seminar on the history of the Jewish community of Larissa, an extraordinary concert in the memory of the victims of the Holocaust, a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the Monument of Holocaust Victims, as well as an award ceremony for the pupils that took part in the national school competition for the production of a video focusing on the Holocaust.
Among the participants to the Holocaust remembrance events in Larissa were numerous Ambassadors and diplomats from IHRA Member and Observer Countries, members of the Hellenic delegation to the organization, representatives of local authorities and of the Jewish communities, Holocaust survivors, as well as personalities of the academic and cultural life.
SOURCE: Embassy of Romania
PHOTO: Embassy of Romania (Ambassador H.E. Lucian Fătu)