Memory Week held in Moldova
18:02 | 23.01.2023 Category: Social
Chisinau, 23 January /MOLDPRES/ - The Memory Week, dedicated to the remembrance of the Holocaust victims, is held on 23-27 January.
According to the Interethnic Relations Agency, the week will be marked by actions aimed at raising the awareness of the public opinion about the importance of promoting the inter-ethnic tolerance, the inter-cultural dialogue, prevent and combat the racism, anti-Semitism and other forms of intolerance.
The Memory Week sees a vast programme of activities: ceremonies of laying flowers and lighting candles at the memorial compounds of the Holocaust victims and other monuments of the victims of Nazism from all over Moldova. Also, video materials and historical films will be screened, exhibitions, book presentations and other events will take place.
A rally-requiem dedicated to the remembrance of the Holocaust victims will be held at the Monument to the Fascism Victims (Chisinau city, Calea Orheiului Street, 36) on 27 January. During the entire week, the Interethnic Relations Agency will carry out the open doors days at the centre and museum, Remembrance of Holocaust and Interethnic Tolerance.
Another event of the Memory Week will be the opening of the first Museum of Jews from Moldova in Orhei. The museum will be inaugurated on 30 January. Attending the event will be Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues at the U.S. Department of State Ellen Germain, who pays a visit to Moldova.
The campaign, #WeRemember (#NeAmintim), Learn from the Past. Protect the Future, dedicated to the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, will take place during the Memory Week too. Topic-related posters will be set at stops and in the public transport from the Moldovan capital within the campaign.
The Memory Week, dedicated to the remembrance of the Holocaust victims, is organized by the Education and Research Ministry, Culture Ministry, Foreign Affairs and European Integration Ministry, the Interethnic Relations Agency, in partnership with the Jewish Community.