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Butterflies don't live in the ghetto



On Thursday, January 16, there will be a grand opening of the "Butterflies don't live in ghetto" exhibition in the Ladislav Sutnar Gallery. The exhibition was created in cooperation with the Old Synagogue in Pilsen.

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vernisáž: Thursday, 16 January 2020
od: Tuesday, 14 January 2020
do: Saturday, 15 February 2020


Monday, January 27th, 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and extermination camps Auschwitz-Birkenau. Documents and research identify 27 Czech-Jews who perished in Auschwitz. They were transported to the death camps mainly from the Theresienstadt ghetto during WWII.
The commemorative exhibition "Butterflies don't live in the ghetto" displays artistic interpretations of the 27 brave victims in the form of original artworks created by the students of the Atelier of Photography at Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design & Art. The exhibition runs simultaneously in Ladislav Sutnar Gallery and the Old Synagogue in the city center of Pilsen.

"Butterflies don't live in the ghetto" serves as a meeting point for the peaceful commemoration of all victims of the second World War and calls for tolerance, peace and brotherhood in the politically tense world of today.

On Monday, January 27th, 2020, on the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, a special event is organized in the Old Synagogue with live music by violinist Marek Pavelec, combined with the reading of the poems of Pavel Friedmann (1921–1944), recited by Achab Haidler. Prior reservation is required at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

In memory of: Hanička Bradyová, Jakob Edelstein, Pavel Friedmann, Bedřich Fritta, Petr Ginz, Pavel Haas, Karel Hartmann, Oskar Hekš, Camill Hoffmann, Ottla Kafka, Franz Peter Kien, Gideon Klein, Margita Koretzová, Hans Krása, Egon Ledeč, Fritz Löhner-Beda, František Mořic Nágl, Ludwig Pollak, Grete Reiner, Rafael Schächter, Malva Schalek, Adolf Strauss, Robert Stricker, Viktor

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