Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

  • Date: 28th January 2018
  • Location: Banqueting Suite, Council House ,
    Birmingham City Council,
    Victoria Square,
    Birmingham B1 1BB
  • Time: 14:00 - 15:30
  • Cost: Free

Doors open at 1pm, and visitors will be invited to light a candle of remembrance from 1:30pm with the commemorative ceremony starting at 2pm.

Holocaust Memorial Day is the International Day of Remembrance as designated by the United Nations. It commemorates victims and survivors of the Holocaust and Nazi persecutions as well as other worldwide genocides, which include: Cambodia, Rwanda Bosnia and Darfur.

The ceremony will enable all those affected by the Holocaust and other genocides, either directly or indirectly, to reflect on these experiences and issues. The theme from the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust for 2018 is “The Power of Words”. The Lord Mayor, Cllr Anne Anne Underwood will attend, along with Faith Leaders and representatives of the communities affected by the Holocaust and other genocides.

Bordesley Green Girls School, and Singers Hill Youth Orchestra will perform along with the Young Poet Laureate Nyandavoh Foday. Plus Youth Ambassadors from the Anne Frank Trust will speak as part of the service programme.

Everyone is welcome to attend the service. 

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