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Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day Vigil 2018

Every January the world has been marking Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD). The UK has marked HMD every year since 2001.

The aim of HMD is to share the memory of the millions who have been murdered in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur in order to challenge hatred and persecution in the world today.

To commemorate HMD Sheffield is holding a candlelit vigil on Thursday 25 January 2018 from 5.30 to 7pm in the Winter Garden. The theme this year is The power of words. Each year there are a variety of speakers and performers from different communities to highlight both past and present genocide, persecution and discrimination.

A selection of short films will be screened in the Winter Garden during the day, from 12pm to 4.30pm.

Click here to download a PDF of the Holocaust Memorial Day 2018 vigil programme and other events.

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