St. Mungo’s Museum in Glasgow brought together local schools for a youth-led HMD event. Secondary school students used what they learned about the Holocaust and genocide to run HMD workshops for primary school students. In this film, students share the impact that taking part in the day had on them.
The Welsh Muslim Cultural Foundation welcomed Holocaust survivor Martin Stern MBE to speak at their Holocaust Memorial Day event in Cardiff. Watch the activity organisers explain why they mark HMD every year, and the importance of not being a bystander to oppression.
An introduction by Olivia Marks-Woldman, Chief Executive of Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, to be used at Holocaust Memorial Day activities.
Watch The Fourth Choir, London's LGBT+ choir, performing Somewhere Over the Rainbow at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019.
Watch Fourth Choir, London's LGBT+ choir, performing Even When He Is Silent at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2019.
Jean Paul Samputu, Rwandan singer and survivor of the Genocide in Rwanda, performs No More Genocide at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for Holocaust Memorial Day 2019.
This film, produced by The Executive Office in conjunction with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust, shows Susan Pollack MBE, Tomáš Reichental and Safet Vukalić BEM share their personal experiences with young people from schools and colleges across Northern Ireland. The film was produced to help mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020.
Pierre Seel grew up in France, and was imprisoned by the Nazis for being gay at the age of 17. This life story explains how Pierre spoke out about his persecution.
Helene Melanie Lebel was one of approximately 250,000 people murdered by the Nazis because they were physically or mentally disabled.
The Sonderkommando, or ‘Special Squads’, were work units in the Nazi death camps. They consisted of male, mainly Jewish, prisoners who were forced to work in and around the crematoria of several of the Nazi death camps. Members of the Sonderkommando would be regularly replaced, with the new members being responsible for taking the bodies of their predecessors to the crematoria once they too had been murdered in the gas chambers.