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Lars Day Prize – Future of Remembrance

Award Presentation 2017 (in German)

The "Lars Day Prize – Future of Remembrance," endowed with 5,000 euros, was awarded for the second time this year at the W. Michael Blumenthal Academy, Jewish Museum Berlin. The Lars Day Foundation’s prize honors educational projects and initiatives that remember Nazi crimes and other crimes against humanity that encourage young people to take responsibility for democracy and living together in diversity.

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Map with all buildings that belong to the Jewish Museum Berlin. The W. M. Blumenthal Academy is marked in green

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
Klaus Mangold Auditorium
Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin (Opposite the Museum)

A group of people holding a banner with the inscription

Copyright: Amaro Drom e.V.

This year, the prize went to Amaro Drom e.V., an intercultural youth organization run by Roma and non-Roma from Berlin. In memory of the genocide of the European Sinti and Roma, they organize the annual youth meeting Dikh angle! Looking Forward! as part of the Amaro Drom project Dikhen amen! .

Exploring their own family and persecution history enables young Sinti and Roma from all over Germany to gain a better understanding of current racism and to develop empowerment strategies. Their commitment contributes to transforming remembrance cultures in a pluralistic society.

The slam poet Fatima Moumouni (Switzerland) led us through the evening and Yasemin Shooman, director of academy programs at the Jewish Museum Berlin, held the laudatory address.

Text »Lars Day Preis, Zukunft der Erinnerung« (Lars Day Price, Future of Remembrance)

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  • When Tuesday 7. November 2017, 7 pm
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  • Where W. M. Blumenthal Academy,
    Klaus Mangold Auditorium

    Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
    (Opposite the Museum)

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