17 August 2021
The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, H.E. Mr. Toshimitsu Motegi, will visit Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center, tomorrow, Wednesday, 18 August 2021. The Minister will tour the "Flashes of Memory: Photography During the Holocaust" exhibition, participate in a memorial ceremony in the Hall of Remembrance, visit the tree planted in honor of Righteous Among the Nations Siempo Sugihara, and view the Children’s Memorial. The visit will conclude with the signing of the Yad Vashem Guest Book.
There will be photo-ops in the "Flashes of Memory" exhibition and Hall of Remembrance, as well as at the signing of the Guest Book outside the Children's Memorial. Media interested in covering the visit must RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org, and arrive at the Flashes of Memory exhibition with valid GPO card and Green Pass, by 10:00.