Inauguration of the exhibition and temporary seat of the National Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute in Spain
In the San Salvador monastery in Oña, in the Spanish Burgos region, temporary seat of the National Auschwitz-Birkenau Institute in Spain was inaugurated. Three exhibitions are presented there: “German Nazi Death Camp Konzentrationslager Auschwitz”, “Oświęcim 1920-1930” and “Poland under occupation”.
“…I still have so much to do...” – online educational session devoted to Jerzy Adam Brandhuber
“…I still have so much to do...” is the title of online educational session by the International Center for Education about Auschwitz and the Holocaust to be held on June 17th. It is going to be devoted to Jerzy Adam Brandhuber – painter, inmate of the German Auschwitz camp and one of the first staff members at the Auschwitz Memorial. This year marks 40th anniversary of his passing away.
Competition for a new Polish exhibition at the Memorial
81st anniversary of the first transport of Poles to KL Auschwitz. June 14, 1940
On 14 June 1940, the Germans transferred a group of 728 Poles from the prison in Tarnów to the Auschwitz camp. The group included soldiers of the September campaign, members of independence underground organisations, school pupils and students, and a small group of Polish Jews. They were given numbers from 31 to 758.
Summary of the international competition “My memory, my responsibility. In my place.”
Online educational session dedicated to Fr Maximilian Kolbe - 28 May
"Testimony" is the title of an educational session devoted to Franciscan friar Maximilian Kolbe who was imprisoned and murdered 80 years ago in the German Nazi Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. The event will take place on 28 May 2021 on zoom platform. The session will be translated simultaneously into English.