An Evening of Reflection for Holocaust Memorial Day
Fri, January 27, 2017
An Evening of Reflection and an exhibition were organised by Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
The events provided an opportunity to remember the millions of people murdered under Nazi Persecution and in the genocides that occurred in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur.
The evening took place in The Bann Gallery on Thursday 26th January and the exhibition will remain open until this afternoon (Friday 27th January) at 4.30pm.
Those who attended the events were invited to sign a Book of Remembrance.
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey commented on the event. She said, “I was very honoured to be a part of this special commemoration marking the events of the Holocaust. It was an incredibly spiritual and reflective evening and I would like to thank everyone who took the time to come and join us.”
The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Alderman Maura Hickey addressing the audience at The Evening of Reflection for Holocaust Memorial Day.
The Book of Relection that was signed by attendees at the event in The Bann Gallery.
Pictured at The Evening of Reflection are Councillor Daryl Wilson, Councillor William Mc Candless, Councillor Richard Holmes, Julie Welsh, Head of Community and Culture Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird and Mr Robin Swann MLA.
Pictured are a selection of the attendees at The Evening of Reflection for Holocaust Memorial Day.