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Italian Prime Minister Berlusconi at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

31 January 2010

The Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, February 1, 2010. He will visit the Holocaust History Museum, including the Hall of Names, participate in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, visit the Childrens Memorial, and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book.

Prime Minister Berlusconi will be accompanied by Israeli Education Minister Gideon Sa'ar, Yad Vashem Chairman Avner Shalev, and seven ministers of the Italian Government.

All TV and Stills coverage of the visit is by FPA POOL.

The POOL must arrive at Yad Vashem by 15:00 for security checks.

POOL:

Foreign Press Stills: EPA + Bloomberg

Foreign Press TV: RAI

Israeli Press Stills: Flash 90

Israeli Press TV: Channel 10

Israeli Press Radio: Israel Radio + Galei Zahal

Print journalists ONLY: Only the Memorial Ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance and the signing of the Guest Book are open. Print journalists who wish to cover the Prime Ministers visit must arrive at Yad Vashem by 15:15, with a valid GPO card, for security checks, and register with Yad Vashem at 02 644 3410 .