The Crown Princess Couple attended a memorial ceremony for the victims of the Holocaust at the Raoul Wallenberg Square in Stockholm.
January 27 is the International Remembrance Day for victims of the Holocaust - the same date as the Auschwitz concentration camp was liberated in 1945. Since 1999 there has been a day of remembrance in Sweden as attention around the country . UN declared 2005 this day as International Day of Remembrance
At the ceremony at the Raoul Wallenberg Square Eskil Franck, Director of the Living History Forum, began with a welcome to all the attendants. Then Democracy minister Birgitta Ohlsson spoke and Romani Ros , director of the Documentation and Cultural Centre of German Sinti and Roma, Germany.
Chorus Amé co ROM performed Gelem gelem , Roma national anthem. Is being observed , inter alia, the Living History Forum . The theme for their work on Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014, the Roma during the Holocaust. 2014 is 70 years since the so-called Zigenarnatten in Auschwitz.