Luxembourg’s Grand Dukes Attend Holocaust Memorial Concert
While their son and daughter-in-law were in Poland for the official commemoration, Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa tonight attended a concert to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.
The concert, organised jointly by MemoShoah and the Israelite Consistory of Luxembourg, was held at the Philharmonie in Luxembourg City, and was attended by a members of Luxembourg’s government and members of the Jewish community.
Performances by contemporary composers Viktor Ullmann, Gideon Klein, Laszlo Weiner and Ilse Weber comprised the concert.
MemoShoah is a Luxembourg not-for-profit whose aim is to keep the memory of the Holocaust and Jewish victims from Luxembourg alive, and has the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess as its patrons.Filed under Luxembourg
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