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Garden of Palermo

European Day of the Righteous all over Italy

This year, too, European Day of the Righteous witnessed the participation of dozens Italian towns, which have sought to remember the deeds of those who have opposed genocide and persecutions.

6 March in Italy

The celebrations of European Day of the Righteous saw the participation of numerous Italian towns, which, through meetings, conferences, shows, documentaries, books and planting of new Gardens, have paid tribute to all those who have fought and still fight against genocide and to defend human dignity.

Garden of Palermo


On 25 February 2008, among the celebrations of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a Garden of the Sicilian Righteous in the Shoah was inaugurated in Palermo. The Righteous honoured in the Garden are the Sicilian Righteous of the Shoah, Jan Karski, Calogero Marrone, Giulia Florio Afan de Rivera and Achille Afan de Rivera Costaguti.

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