Gariwo: the gardens of the Righteous

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6 marzo, Giornata europea dei Giusti

Celebrations 2014

Cinema for the Righteous in Périgueux

French association Justes, Anonymes et Persecutés (AJPN) celebrates EU day of the Righteous by inviting citizens and students to watch the movie Le dernier des Injustes, by Claude Lanzmann, telling the story of Vienna Rabbi Murmelstein, who as a Theresienstadt inmate negotiated day by day for 7 years with Adolf Eichmann to avoid the liquidation of the ghetto. Debate animated by Hellen Kaufmann, president AJPN, Betty Wieder, President International League against racism and anti-Semitism (LICRA, section of Périgueux-Dordogne), Jean-Paul Bedoin, President ANACR (National association fighters and resistants of Dordogne), Jean Louis Coustillas of UPOP, People's University in Périgord, and psychiatricist of Human Rights League Dr. Francis Remak. 

When: 6 March 2014, from 6.00 p.m. (followed by debate from 9.40 p.m.)
Where: Ciné-Cinéma, place Francheville in Périgueux

The Righteous of humanity. Memory of Good and genocide prevention

Meeting "The Righteous of humanity. Memory of Good and genocide prevention", seizing the occasion of the presentation of the law proposal to establish a Day in memory of the Righteous of humanity. Speeches by Marina Sereni, Mario Giro, Emanuele Fiano, Gabriele Albertini, Milena Santerini, Gabriele Nissim, Marcello Flores, Pietro Kuciukian, Liliana Picciotto, Claire Ly,  Françoise Kankindi, Sante Maletta, Antonio Ferrari.

When: 3 March 2014, 15:00-19:00
Where: Rome - Chamber of Deputies, Sala del Mappamondo, Piazza Montecitorio 1
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Music for gratitude

Concert by Ani Martirosyan, Tomoko Murakoshi, Paolo Gilardi and Iakov Zats, special guest Maestro Gaetano Liguori. Introduction by musicologist Danilo Faravelli.

When: 6 March 2014, 8.45 p.m.
Where: Milan - Palazzo Marino, Sala Alessi, piazza della Scala 2
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A Park for the Righteous in Torre de'Passeri

Inauguration of the "Park of the Righteous", with the unveiling of 4 plates in honor of the Righteous of Abruzzo, Roberto Castracane , Emidio and Milietta Iezzi and Don Gaetano Tantalus, in the presence of their families.

When: 6 March 2014, 10.00
Where: Torre de'Passeri, Technical Institute Park (1 Luigi Einaudi st)

Gino Bartali. The man who rescued thousands Jews

"Gino Bartali. L'uomo che salvò migliaia di ebrei". Planting of a tree and laying of a stone dedicated to Gino Bartali at the Garden of the Righteous, at 9.45 a.m.. To be followed by ceremony for the European Day of the Righteous. With Nicolantonio Logoluso, Chairman Workers' Society “Roma Intangibile”, Giuseppe Poli, Professor of Modern History at the University of Bari “A. Moro”, Salvatore PENNISI, Member of Gariwo Teaching Commission, Andrea Bartali and Francesco Spina, Mayor of Bisceglie.

When: 6 March 2014, 9.45 a.m.
Where: Bisceglie, Auditorium
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Believers and non-believers, the same responsibility

Associazione Giardino dei Giusti di Milano, to which Gariwo belongs together with Milan City Hall and the UCEI, will hold the usual ceremony of tree-planting in the Garden of the Righteous Worldwide. The new trees will be dedicated to Nelson Mandela, Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, Beatrice Rohner, Giuseppe Sala, Fernanda Wittgens and father Giovanni Barbareschi.

When: 6 March 2014, 11 a.m.
Where: Giardino dei Giusti di tutto il mondo, Milano
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Dedication of new trees in Brescia

Solemn ceremony of dedication of new trees to the late Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Janus Korczak and Sissel Vogelmann. Remarks by Hon. Emilio Del Bono, Mayor of Brescia; Father Damiano Modena, essayist, personal assistant to Cardinal Martini from September 2009 until his passing away; Father Rosino Gibellini, theologian and literary editor of Queriniana Publishing House; Maria Rita Parsi, President of Foundation Movimento Bambino, psychotherapist and member of UN Committee for Children's Rights; Francesco Cataluccio, essayist and writer; Francesca Nodari, scientific director of Filosofi lungo l'Oglio.

When: 6 March 2014, 11 a.m.
Where: Brescia Due - Parco Tarello
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Rimini, two trees for Ezio Giorgetti and Osman Carugno

Dedication ceremony at the Garden of the Righteous to Ezio Giorgetti and Osman Carugno.In attendance will be Irina Imola, councilor of services to citizens, Emilio Drudi, author, the city authorities and a delegation of students of Rimini.

When: 6 March 2014, 11.00
Where: Rimini, zone near Tiberius Bridge

Dusko Kondor Awards to be bestowed in Sarajevo

Svetlana Broz, Chairwoman of Gariwo's Bosnian branch, will hold the ceremony of assigning of the Dusko Kondor Awards for civil courage to Milan Levar, Vlado Trifunović, Asmir Fatkić and Višnja Marilović.  In the presence of Valentin Inzko, High representative of the international community, Stjepan Mesić, Croatian President from 2000 to 2010, Mary-Ann Hennessy, representative of Bosnia-Herzegovina to the Council of Europe, and Ellen Elias Bursać, President of the Awards Commission.

When: 6 March 2014, 12.00 noon
Where: Sarajevo - Bosnian Cultural Center, Branilaca Sarajeva 24
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European Day of the Righteous in Bialystok

Bialystok Philarmonic Orchestra in cooperation with Gariwo is to hold a workshop under the supervision of Margaret Rusiłowicz, winner of Irena Sendler Award for those who "repair the world". Inauguration of an exhibit by Helga Hoskova - Weissova, Czech artist interned in Terezin when she was a child, who used pastels to draw the reality around here, before becoming an acclaimed painter after the war.

When: 6-7 March
Where: Bialystok, Philarmonic Opera
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Concert for the Righteous in Warsaw

Gariwo, House of History Meetings and Museum of History of Polish Jews will hold a concert in honor of the Righteous with Polish singer Gabriela Kula in the premises of the Museum. Inauguration of an Exhibition about the Righteous.

When: 6 March 2014, 6 p.m. vernissage, 7 p.m. concert
Where: Warsaw - Museum of History of the Polish Jews, ulica Anielewicza 6

Inauguration of an exhibition about the Righteous.

The House of Meeting with History and the Museum of Polish Jews, under the patronage of Gariwo, organize the inauguration of an exhibition on the Righteous. To follow, a concert by the Polish singer Gabriela Kula.

When: 6 March 2014, 18.00
Where: Museum of Polish Jews, 6 Anielewicza St, Warsaw

Boat-Garden for the Righteous in Bitonto

Interfaith Blessing of the Boat-Garden of the Righteous in Piazza Cavour, with Bishop Don Angelo Romita Office for Ecumenism Archdiocese Bari-Bito, Father Andrey Boytsov, Rector of Russian Orthodox Church in Bari, Mayor Michael Bitonto Abbaticchio , the Councillor for Territorial Marketing Rocco Mangini and the Minister of Education Vito Masciale. Afterwards, meeting "The stranger to faith and to the right", with Pino Arlacchi meeting, MEP, Don Angelo Romita, Father Boytsov and Yehuda Pagliara, delegate of the Jewish community in Naples to Puglia and Basilicata.

When: 6 March 2014, 18.00
Where: Bitonto, Torrione Angioino of Piazza Cavour

Work begins on the Garden of the Righteous - Calvisano

Official date of "start of construction" of the path that will lead to the creation of the Garden of the Righteous in Calvisano. Our association, in collaboration with the Municipality of Calvisano, the Comprehensive School and local associations, organized a meeting to reflect on the concept of being Just with a universal meaning and to listen to the testimonies of the lives of the Righteous.

When: 6 March 2014, 20,30
Where: Beata Cristina Multipurpose Hall, Calvisano (San Michele st)

Opening of the Garden of the Righteous- Warsaw

Press conference to announce the opening of the Garden of the Righteous Warsaw on June 5 next year, when the trees will be planted dedicated to Tadeusz Mazowiecki, Marek Edelmann, Jan Karski, Anna Politkowskaja, Antonia Locatelli and Magdalena Grodzka-Guzkowska.

When: 6 March 2014, 9.30
Where: House of Encountering History, 20 Karowa St, Warsaw

The Czech Righteous

Conference to present the new Czech branch of Gariwo, its goals and future plans. With Marta Kottová, a Holocaust survivor who is very active in defending and spreading remembrance, and a live Skype from Italy with Miroslava Ludvikova, a historian who has studied the tales of the Czech Righteous for many years. Followed by concert with Maestro Gaetano Liguori

When: 10 March 2014
Where: Prague, Institute of Italian Culture

A tree for the Righteous in San Marino

During the Institutional Inauguration of the Semester of the Regent Captains, presentation of the teaching activities run with the Sanmarinese 4th and 5thgraders and exposition of the tree for the Righteous made by the alumni and alumnae.

When: 1 April 2014
Where: Museo dell'Emigrante, Contrada Omerelli, 24 Historical centre of San Marino

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