Slovakia

Slovakia commemorates Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

On 9 September, 2019, 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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Heroes / Hrdinovia - opening of the photo exhibition

In Slovakia, there is established a national Holocaust memorial day, which we commemorate on 9 September as “the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence”. On 9 September 1941,...

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Sered Testimonies / Seredske svedectva

In Slovakia, there is established a national Holocaust memorial day, which we commemorate on 9 September as “the Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence”. On 9 September 1941,...

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Essay Competition: Neighbours we didn't forget

Opening of the student essay competition co-organised by Slovak Holocaust Documentation Centre, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Slovakia and Preparatory Committee of the Initiative Reading...

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Lecture on the Holocaust

Slovak Holocaust Documentation Centre together with Information and Documentation Centre UNESCO co-organise a lecture on the Holocaust for students.

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People Write to Tiso... About the Jewish Question

Public discussion with US researcher Madeline Vadkerty, Slovak historian Ivan Kamenec and journalists Sona Gyarfasova and Peter Juscak will take place in the Museum of the Slovak National Uprising co...

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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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