Slovakia

National Holocaust Remembrance Day in Slovakia

On 9 September, 2018, Slovakia commemorated the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic Marks 70th Anniversary of First Transport to Auschwitz

25 March 2012 marked the 70th anniversary of the first transport of Slovak Jews to the concentration camp in Auschwitz. On this occasion, a special train called the "Memory Train" was dispatched...

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Slovakia Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

Slovakia remembered the victims of the Holocaust in national commemoration events on 9 September. Since 2001, Slovakia has commemorated the victims of the Holocaust and of racial violence on 9...

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Memorial Event Held in Poprad, Slovakia

Under the auspices of Prime Minister Robert Fico, Poprad, Slovakia hosted a memorial event on 24 March for the victims of the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz. A wreath-laying ceremony...

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Holocaust Memorial Day in Slovakia

Since 2001, Slovakia has commemorated the victims of the Holocaust and of racial violence on 9 September as the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". The Slovak...

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Seminar in Sered', Sloavkia Primary tabs

From 22-24 November, a training activity for Yad Vashem seminar graduates on fundamental rights, citizenship, and learning from the Holocaust took place in the Holocaust Museum in Sered', Slovakia....

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Film: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For one week, in honor of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the cinema of the Slovak Film Institute will show Slovakian and international films related to the Holocaust. Some authors of the...

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Slovakia commemorates deportations

From 24-26 March 2017 the Slovak National Museum - Museum of Jewish Culture in Bratislava will hold a memorial event dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the departure of the first transport to leave...

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Slovakian Stamp Issued to Commemorate Victims of Holocaust

The Slovak post office is commemorating the memory of holocaust victims with a stamp to mark 75 years since the first deportation of Jews from Slovakia. An exhibition at the Postal Museum in Banská...

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Slovakia remembers the victims of the Holocaust

On 9 September, 2017, Slovakia commemorates the "Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence". Established in 2000, the day marks the date in 1941 when the Slovak government...

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