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President of Chile at Yad Vashem Sunday

3 March 2011

The President of Chile H.E. Sebastian Pinera, accompanied by First Lady Cecilia Morel de Pinera, will visit Yad Vashem on Sunday, March 6, 2011.

Following are media arrangements for his visit:  

9:30: Arrival and tour of the Holocaust History Museum: CLOSED to cameras

Hall of Names: PHOTO-OP: POOL

10:40: Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance, with the participation of Rabbi Israel Meir Lau, Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council: OPEN

10:45: Children’s Memorial: Closed to Cameras

10:50: Signing of the Guest Book: OPEN

POOL: Foreign Press Stills: Reuters

Israel Press Stills: Flash 90

Media interested in covering the President’s visit must arrive at the Hall of Remembrance at Yad Vashem by 10:15, with a valid GPO card.