Croatia

Holocaust Remembrance Day Exhibit Opens in Croatia

As a part of the commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, an exhibition of children's artwork is displayed in the Education Centre of the Jasenovac Memorial Area and will be open...

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67th Anniversary of Jasenovac Camp Breakout Commemorated

2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the Jasenovac camp breakout, and the date was commemorated with the opening of a new exhibition entitled "The End of Jasenovac Camp-In Memory of All Surviving and...

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Zagreb Hosts Jewish Film Festival

  Zagreb will present the 6th annual Jewish Film Festival from 20-26 May 2012. The Jewish Film Festival is a unique event which educates about the Holocaust and promotes Jewish culture, as well...

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Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day Commemorated in Croatia

On 2 August 2012 the Jasenovac Memorial Site and the Ministry of Culture hosted a commemoration ceremony at the Roma and Sinti cemetery in the village of Ustica. Ustica contains 21 mass graves of...

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Cooperation Agreement Signed Between Croatian Institutions and Mémorial de la Shoah

An agreement on cooperation in the field of education, remembrance and research on Holocaust was signed in Paris on 10 October 2012 by Jacques Fredj, director of the Mémorial de la Shoah, Nataša...

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Shoah Academy Holds Training Course in Zagreb from 20-22 November 2012

The Shoah Academy is a project of the Jewish Community of Zagreb, focused on ensuring pertinent remembrance, honor and respect for the history and its victims and the education on human rights. The...

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68th ANNIVERSARY OF JASENOVAC CAMP BREAKOUT

On 12 May 2013 a commemoration event was held at the Jasenovac memorial, at one of the sites where the Ustasha camp was run from 1941 to 1945.  As a result of the Jasenovac camp breakout, which...

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PLAQUETTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA AWARDED TO JASENOVAC MEMORIAL SITE

President of the Republic of Croatia Ivo Josipović awarded The Plaquette of the Republic of Croatia to the Public Institution Jasenovac Memorial Site. The Plaquette is awarded for exceptional and...

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7th Annual Zagreb Jewish Film Festival

The 7th Annual Zagreb Jewish Film Festival, focused on the theme “Festival of Tolerance,” took place from 19-25 May 2013. All 57 feature, short films, and documentaries presented at this year's...

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