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Official Visits at Yad Vashem Tomorrow

11 October 2010

Tomorrow, October 12, 2010, the President of Finland Tarja Halonen and the German Chief of Staff Volker Wieker will visit Yad Vashem.

Following are media arrangements for their visits.

President Tarja Halonen of Finland

14:30: Arrival and Tour of the Holocaust History Museum: Closed to Cameras

Hall of Names: Photo Op: OPEN

15:30: Memorial Ceremony

Hall of Remembrance: OPEN

15:45: Children’s Memorial: Closed to Cameras

16:00: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial: OPEN

Media who wish to cover the President’s visit should arrive at the Hall of Names by 15:00.

German Chief of Staff Volker Wieker

15:30: Tour of the Holocaust History Museum: Closed

Photo-Op: Hall of Names: POOL

16:45 : Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance, with the participation of Israeli Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi: OPEN

Children’s Memorial: Closed

17:00: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial: OPEN

POOL: Pool should arrive at the Hall of Remembrance by 16:00.

Foreign Press Stills: AP Foreign Press

TV: ARD

Media who wish to cover the Chief of Staff’s visit should arrive at the Hall of Remembrance by 16:30.