UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION SERVICE VIENNA (UNIS): INVITATION: Commemorative Ceremony to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust and Film screening of the documentary “Shalom Italia”


On the occasion of the  International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations (Vienna) and the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna  invite you to attend a commemorative ceremony and the opening of the exhibition “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda”

Date: Friday, 27 January 2017
Time: 12:00 noon
Place: Vienna International Centre (VIC) - Rotunda

With remarks by
Director-General of the United Nations Office at Vienna (UNOV) and Executive Director of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) H.E. Mr. Yury Fedotov

Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations (Vienna) H.E. Ambassador Talya Lador-Fresher

The ceremony will also include a prayer by Rabbi Schlomo Elieser Hofmeister and musical performances by the Jehuda Halevi Music School Choir and the Israeli artist Ofer Canetti.

The poster exhibition “State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda” was produced by the Holocaust and the United Nations Outreach Programme in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and examines how the Nazis used propaganda to win broad voter support in Germany’s young democracy.

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After the commemorative ceremony you are cordially invited to attend a film screening of the documentary  “Shalom Italia”  (by Tamar Tal, Israel/Germany 2016, 71 min, Original version with English subtitles)

Date / Time: Wednesday, 27 January 2017, 1 p.m.
Place: VIC, UNIS Vienna Cinema Room, G0575

The film screening is organised by UNIS Vienna in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Israel to the United Nations (Vienna), the Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations (Vienna)

If you do not have a VIC pass, please send the following details (title (Mr./Ms.), full name, date of birth, number of ID or passport, country of issuing)  by 20 January 2017 to our Email

Please note that prior registration and a valid photo ID are required to gain access to the VIC.


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