Twin exhibition to commemorate the 1956 events in Poland and Hungary

NEB - 28.06.2016.

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  • 2016. June 27.

A photo exhibition opens on Monday, 27th June in Poznań and another one on Tuesday, 28th in Warsaw in the hall of Sejm in order to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the workers' uprising in Poznań . The exhibition was opened by Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs together with Marek Kuchciński, Marshal of the Polish Sejm. Réka Kiss Földváry, Chairperson of the Committee of National Remembrance, János Tischler, director of the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Warsaw and Ákos Engelmayer, former ambassador of Warsaw made a speech at the event. Áron Máthé, vice chair also represented Hungary at the event.

The aim of the exhibition organized jointly by the Committee of National Remembrance, the Polish Institute of National Remembrance and the Hungarian Cultural Institute in Warsaw is to pay respects to the victims of 1956 in Poland and Hungary.

János Áder, President of Hungary and Andrzej Duda, President of Poland also saw the exhibition in Poznań .

The Committee of National Remembrance was represented at the events in Poland by Réka Kiss Földváryné, Chairperson of CNR and Áron Máthé, Vice Chair.

The exhibition can be seen in Budapest as well, from Wednesday, 29th June in Városháza Park.