The Memory Trail commemorating the Jewish inhabitants of Lublin who perished in the Holocaust was created on the initiative of the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre and supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Hertitage.

The work undertaken in the project includes marking the boundaries of the ghetto in Podzamcze as well as the route along which the Lublin Jews were led to Umschlagplatz from which approx. 28 thousand men, women and children were taken to the death camp in Bełżec. The Memory Trail is additionally designed to mark the locations which have not been commemorated so far – among others the Jewish Quarter in Wieniawa, the ghetto in Majdan Tatarski, as well as the site where the children from the orphanage were executed together with their guardians.

The Memory Trail commemorating the Jewish inhabitants of Lublin who perished in the Holocaust was created on the initiative of the “Grodzka Gate – NN Theatre” Centre and supported by the Ministry of Culture and National Hertitage.

The work undertaken in the project includes marking the boundaries of the ghetto in Podzamcze as well as the route along which the Lublin Jews were led to Umschlagplatz from which approx. 28 thousand men, women and children were taken to the death camp in Bełżec. The Memory Trail is additionally designed to mark the locations which have not been commemorated so far – among others the Jewish Quarter in Wieniawa, the ghetto in Majdan Tatarski, as well as the site where the children from the orphanage were executed together with their guardians.

NN Theatre

The aim of the project is to make the Umschlagplatz Memorial Site accessible to visitors. The site covers the area from which 28,000 men, women and children – Jewish inhabitants of Lublin, were deported to the death camp in Bełżec during WWII.

 

The following activities are scheduled for the realisation of the project:

  • creation of a permanent commemoration in the area of the Umschlagplatz Memorial Site – Mis/Remembrance of the Place, realised in the form of an art installation
  • creation of a Memory Trail commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, as well as issuing a corresponding guidebook with the descriptions of the sites located along it
  • designing an educational programme for school students relating to the history of the sites located along the Memory Trail
  • creation of a website on the Extermination of Lublin Jews during WWII
  • organisation of a project-closing meeting and press conference – December 14, 2016
  • presentation of an open theatre performance – Stories from the Night – December 14, 2016