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The third edition of memorial days in Łódź

From January 27-29, Łódź will commemorate the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Thanks to the cooperation of the Social and Cultural Association of Jews in Poland (TSKŻ), Stefar Jaracz Theatre in Łódź and the Marshall Office, you will have an opportunity to attend many interesting lectures, exhibitions, two theatrical plays and watch a movie on Rubinstein, which was censored in the past. The ceremonies will be inaugurated by a concert of the Klezmafor music band. On Sunday, flower wreaths will be placed at the Radegast station.

During the Memorial Days, the world-famous exhibition called ‘Tu nie latają motyle’ (Butterflies do not fly here) will travel to Poland from Spain for the first time. The exhibition shows drawings by the youngest prisoners of the Therezinstadt concentration camp. Polish Agency Press is a media sponsor of the exhibition, which has obtained the support of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews. The exhibition will be displayed from this Sunday at the Museum of Łódź.



27.01 – Sunday

14.00 – The official opening of the Memorial Days, combined with a press conference by the organizers and guests. Venue: Poznański Palace
15.30 – Placing flower wreaths at the Radegast railway station
18.30 – The opening concert by KLEZMAFOUR – Poznański Palace

28.01 – Monday

12.00 – A guided tour of the exhibition on the history of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto, at Muzeum Tradycji Niepodległościowych Stacja Radegast
15.30 – A lecture on the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, small stage
17.30 –  A lecture entitled "Życie kulturalne i literackie w łódzkim getcie" , small stage
19.00 – "Kim jest Wiera Gran" one-man music show by  Marta Andrzejczyk, small stage

29.01 – Tuesday

15.30 – A presentation of the ‘Street’ Gallery of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, small stage
16.30 – A screening of the movie entitled  "Powrót – Artur Rubinstein w Polsce" by  Krzysztof Rogulski – small stage
19.00 – "Jajo węża"  - theatrical play by Stefan Jaracz Theatre in Łódź – big stage


"Przybyli, Odeszli… Są: Żydzi Polscy." – an exhibition designed by the Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute (at Stefan Jaracz Theatre)
"Tu nie latają motyle" – the Polish premier of the exhibition of drawings by children’s death camp prisoners. Yad Vashem Collection – (Poznański Palace)

The entrance to all events is free of charge, limited number of places for the opening concert by Klezmafour and the ‘Jajo węża’ play (ticketed events).

The ceremonies enjoy the honorary patronage of Mayor of Łódź Hanna Zdanowska and of the Israeli Ambassador Zwi Ran-Ner.