The Mayor of the City of Łódź Hanna Zdanowska
and the Jewish Community in Łódź
have the honour to invite you to Łódź
August 29th, 2022
to the official commemoration
of the 78. Anniversary of the Liquidation of the Litzmannstadt Ghetto
and the 80. Anniversary of the Great Szpera
10.00 AM – Presentation of the conceptual designs for the restoration of the Ghetto Field [PL]
Venue: The Jewish Cemetery | Zmienna St entrance
Organizer: Jewish Community of Łódź
The Head of the Jewish Community, Józef Weininger, and the co-authors of the concept, Helena Kułak-Świerblewska and Jakub Cap (LAAR.studio), will present the conceptual designs for the planned restoration.
11.00 AM – Religious commemorations and symbolic lighting of candles at the Monument to the Memory of Łódź Jews at the Jewish Cemetery in Łódź [PL/ENG, translation into Polish Sign Language]
Venue: Jewish Cemetery | 40. Bracka St.
The March of Remembrance from the Jewish Cemetery to the Radegast Station Memorial
Route: Zmienna St. – Inflancka St. – Radegast Station
12.00 PM – Official commemorations (laying flowers and candles) at the Radegast Station Memorial [PL/ENG, translation into Polish Sign Language]
Venue: Museum of the Independence Traditions in Łódź – The Radegast Station Branch | 12. Pamięci Ofiar Litzmannstadt Getto Av.
7.00 PM – „The Flood of the World” a concert inspired by the poems of children from the ghetto: Aliza Cygelman, Abramek Cytryn, Abramek Koplowicz, Chawa Ryng, Stella Szafir [PL/ENG, translation into Polish Sign Language]
Performers: Elżbieta Mielczarek, Łukasz Lach, Adam Lewartowski with the Bajgelman Band Chamber Orchestra. Music by Łukasz Lach, written and directed by Miron Zajfert.
Venue: The Kazimierz Dejmek New Theatre in Łódź | 15 Więckowskiego St.
Limited number of places. Obligatory invitations and registration from August 16, 2022
Accompanying events on August 22 – September 11, 2022.
Hosts of the Commemorations:
Organizer of the Commemorations