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The Czech Ministry of Defence will support conservation work at the Auschwitz Memorial to the tune of 1.3 million koruna (217 thousand zlotys). The amount will be allocated to the project entitled "Preventive conservation work on selected elements of the historical fence of the former German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau".
The exhibition „Auschwitz. Not long ago. Not far away” prepared jointly by the Spanish company Musealia and the Auschwitz Memorial has received the Grand Prix of the European Heritage Award / Europa Nostra Award. It is the most prestigious European award in the heritage field. The project was second in Public Choice Award. The awards were presented in a special online ceremony on 10 November 2020.
The director of the Auschwitz Museum Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński is the only person from Central Europe included on the list of the Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List 2020. He is also the only person currently working in the field of the memory of genocides and crimes against humanity.
The original notebook with manuscripts of poems about the camp, which belonged to a former Auschwitz and Ravensbrück camp prisoner Janina Zdunek (known in the camp as Musiewicz), was donated to the Museum by her son, Professor Adam Zdunek.
Approximately 70 titles issued by the Auschwitz Museum are now available as e-books. These include the most popular ones, such as memoirs of witnesses, as well as popular science studies and educational books.
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