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    UNIS/MA/128
    Vienna, 21 January 2016

    MEDIA ADVISORY

    On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust (27 January)

    the Permanent Missions of Israel and Poland to the United Nations in Vienna and the United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna

    invite media to attend the

    Commemorative ceremony

    and

    musical performance by

    Singer and songwriter Timna Brauer, flutist Daniela Lahner, the Goldegg String Quartet, Gergely Sugar horn-player on the Shofar and violinist Orsolya Korcsolan

    on

    Wednesday, 27 January 2016 at 12.00 p.m.

    in the

    Rotunda, Vienna International Centre

    Speakers at the event include:

    UNOV Director-General Yury Fedotov

    Permanent Representative of Israel Talya Lador-Fresher

    Permanent Representative of Poland Adam Bugajski

     Moderated by Martin Nesirky,Director, United Nations Information Service (UNIS) Vienna.

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    Following the performance, the Permanent Representative of Israel will present a special certificate honouring the memory and legacy of Władysław Bartoszewski - A Fighter for Freedom, A Moral Authority and A Man of Reconciliation - to the Permanent Representative of Poland.

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    Media representatives who wish to attend and who are not already accredited to the VIC should write to press@unvienna.org. Please register no later than 12 noon on Monday 25 January 2016.

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    For further information please contact:

    Irene Hoeglinger-Neiva
    Public Information Officer, UNIS Vienna
    Telephone: (+43-1) 26060-4448
    Mobile: (+43-699) 1458-4448
    Email: irene.hoeglinger-neiva[at]unvienna.org