Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020 marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Here you can find different ways to get involved in this landmark anniversary and explore the theme for HMD 2020: Stand Together.

Don’t be content in your life just to do no wrong, be prepared every day to try and do some good.

- Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 children from Nazi-occupied Europe

HMD 2020 also marks the 25th anniversary of the Genocide in Bosnia - read more about this here.

Throughout the year we will be launching more projects, resources and opportunities to participate in HMD 2020. Explore ways to get involved below:

HMD 2020 theme: Stand Together

HMD 2020 theme: Stand Together

Genocidal regimes throughout history have deliberately fractured societies by marginalising certain groups. Now more than ever, we need to stand together with others in our communities in order to stop division and the spread of hatred in our society. Explore the theme: Stand Together and get inspiration for your HMD 2020 activities.

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75 Memorial Flames

75 Memorial Flames

Hundreds of groups around the country have been creating their own Memorial Flame artworks that mark 75 years since the end of the Holocaust, the genocide perpetrated by the Nazis against the Jews in Europe. 75 of these Memorial Flames have been selected for a national exhibition that will be launched at the UK Commemorative Ceremony for HMD 2020.

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