Minister Lykke Friis took a view of the exhibition on Czechoslovak samizdat
14.08.2011 / 11:05
On 13 August 2011, the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Equal Rights, Lykke Friis, paid a visit to the Museum of Cold War “Langelandsfortet“ on the island of Langeland. On the very day of the 50th anniversary of building up the Berlin Wall, she introduced a memorial to its victims in the form of an original concrete block from Potsdamer Platz.
Minister Lykke Friis introduced the Memorial of the Victims of the Berlin Wall
Together with Bert Greiser, one of the last DDR-citizens arrested under the attempt to flee to West Berlin, Lykke Friis opened the exhibition Cold War, DDR and Langeland.
L. Friis and B. Greiser (left)
L. Friis and the Danish Ambassador to Germany (and former Ambassador to Czechoslovakia) P. Poulsen-Hansen
Ambassador Z. Lyčka at the exhibition “Cold War, DDR and Langeland“; photo: Ejgil Larsen
Accompagnied by Ambassador Zdeněk Lyčka, Lykke Friis took a look round the exhibition on Czechoslovak and Polish “samizdat“ which has been installed at the Museum of Cold War since 9 June 2011.
L. Friis, Museum’s Director P. T. Andersen (right) and Ambassador Z. Lyčka inspecting the exhibition of Czechoslovak and Polish samizdat; photo: Peter Kåhre