Embassy of the Czech Republic
Thursday, September 7
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Exhibition Opening and Presentation by Lidice
Memorial Director Martina Lehmannová

Thursday, September 7, 2017 

5:30pm - 7:30pm

Delegation of the European Union to the United States

2175 K Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20037
(Entrance on 22nd Street) 




To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Lidice tragedy, the Delegation
of the European Union, in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech
Republic, presents the exhibition: Tragedy and Hope of Lidice.

As retaliation for the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich in 1942, the village
of Lidice was razed to the ground; 340 villagers were murdered. The
exhibition presents an overview of this tragedy as well as a selection of
recent winning artwork from the International Children's Exhibition of
Fine Arts Lidice (ICEFA Lidice), commemorating the innocent child victims
from Lidice.

The Deputy Head of the EU Delegation, Caroline Vicini, and
Czech Ambassador Hynek Kmoníček will give opening remarks, followed
by a presentation by Lidice Memorial Director Martina Lehmannová. 


Doors open at 5:30 pm and close promptly at 6:00 pm.


The event is free, but reservations are required. It is expected to fill up fast.

Please note that this event may be filmed or photographed.



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