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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo

On January 27, 2016 the memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the National Theatre in Pristina.

The speeches were delivered by Rushdi Shkodra, Chairman of the Bet Israel in Kosovo, and Kadri Veseli, Chairman of the Kosovo Assembly. They were followed by Enes Demiri who shared personal memories of her family with the guests. The ceremonial addresses were followed by a performance of young dancers from the Kosovo National Ballet on a theme of Maurice Ravel’s Bolero.  The guests could see a photo exhibition of vintage pictures of Albanians who were helping Jews during the WWII. The event was attended by Ambassadress’ and Ambassadors of Netherlands, Finland, Turkey, Hungary, Czech Republic, Romania, Albania and representatives of Greek, German, Italian, US and other Embassies.


Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo