75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

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On January 23rd, King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, King Felipe of Spain, King Philippe of Belgium, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg, and the Prince of Wales joined Heads of State and Governments from around the World attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, a meeting dedicated to the commemoration of the Holocaust and the fight against global anti-Semitism on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. They also attended a Gala Dinner hosted by President Rivlin.

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands, King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, the Duchess of Cornwall, Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg joined the commemoration marking the 75th Anniversary of Liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest concentration and extermination camp in Nazi Germany, on January 27th. Following the Addresses, Words of Thanks, and the Prayers, the guests paid tribute to the Victims at the Monument in Birkenau.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony in Westminster. The Duchess also took two photographs of Holocaust survivors and their grandchildren as part of a project by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to mark the 75 years since the end of the Holocaust.


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