Bulgaria and the Shoa in the Sephardic Museum of Toledo(Spain)

shoa-yadvashemThe Sephardic Museum of Toledo hosts until next Monday, January 30, the documentary exhibition “The power of civil society during the Holocaust: the case of Bulgaria 1940-1944”, an exhibition that was created on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Salvation of the Bulgarian Jews during World War II and was first presented in November 2009.

It has panels, facsimiles, photographs and text representing the development of events on the international scene throughout the years 1940-1943, the repercussion of events in Bulgaria, as well as the attitude of the authorities and the response Of the Bulgarian society, according to the Sefardi Museum reported Wednesday in a press release.

The exhibition, which can be visited until 30 January, was created on the occasion of the Holocaust Memorial Day –27 January – and between 2009 and 2015 has been presented in several cities in Europe and outside the European continent , Such as Warsaw, Prague, Copenhagen, Vilnius, Washington, New York, Toronto, Geneva, Dublin, Tel Aviv.

In Madrid

In Spain, it was possible to visit the Sefarad-Israel Center in Madrid (2013-2014), in the framework of the 15th European Jueva Cultural Day in Palma de Mallorca, at the Fundació Palma Espai d’Art – Casal Solleric ( 2014) and in the Foundation Three Cultures of the Mediterranean in Seville (2015).

The exhibition is held in collaboration with the State Institute of Culture of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria and the Center for Jewish Studies of the University of Sofia San Clemente de Ojrid; Features the graphic design of Orlín Atanasov and has been translated by Slavka Savova and Stoyan Mihaylov.

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