Mon 1 January 0001 - Sun 28 January 2018
Leeds Town Hall
Join the Lord Mayor of Leeds and hundreds of local people for an afternoon of commemoration in response to the Holocaust Memorial Day theme ‘The Power of Words’.
The event remembers the millions who were murdered in the Holocaust, Nazi persecution and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. With a keynote speech by the Cambodian Ambassador, Her Excellency Dr Rathchavy Soeung, music performed by members of the Clothworkers Consort of Leeds and a performance by Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s Youth Dance Company. There will also be a reading of the seven statements of commitments with candle lighting and a traditional Hebrew memorial prayer sung by the President of Bradford Synagogue, Rudi Leavor, BEM.
Free and open to all