15 March 2010
The President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lulu da Silva, accompanied by the First Lady Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva, will visit Yad Vashem tomorrow, March 16, 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 Children’s Memorial, and sign the Yad Vashem Guest Book. President Shimon Peres, and Chairman of the Yad Vashem Council Rabbi Israel Meir Lau will participate in the Memorial Ceremony.
Following are media arrangments for his visit:
9:00: Arrival + Tour of the Holocaust History Museum - CLOSED
Hall of Names in the Holocaust History Museum: Photo-Op-POOL
10:10: Memorial Ceremony, Hall of Remembrance - OPEN
10:20: Children’s Memorial - CLOSED to Cameras
10:30: Signing of the Guest Book, Exit from the Children’s Memorial - OPEN
Media who wish to cover the President’s visit MUST REGISTER at: 02 644 3410 and arrive at the Hall of Remembrance, with a valid GPO card, by 9:30.
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Israeli Press Stills: Israel Today