And we lived on: memorial event

18.08.2020

 

Council of Jewish Communities of Latvia and the museum "Jews in Latvia" invite you to the commemorative evening, dedicated to the prisoners of Nazi ghettos in Latvia.
 
The event will take place on August 18 (Tuesday), 6 PM, at the Riga Jewish Community House, Skolas Street 6, Riga.
 
On August 17, 1941, the decision was made to create Riga Ghetto, and one of the major killings of Daugavpils Ghetto prisoners was carried out. The evening is one in the series of commemorating events, marking the anniversary of Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact and the beginning of World War II.

The program:

- Presentation of film project "And We Lived On", dedicated to the postwar fates of Latvian Holocaust survivors

- Concert:
  Itamar Golan (piano, Israel)
  Leonard Schreiber (violin, Belgium)
 performing Bloch, Williams, Chopin, Achron, Sarasate
 
The event will be held in Latvian and English.

During the event the social distancing and other COVID-19 prevention measures will be implemented.
 
 
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