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Vernissage Anne Frank and Switzerland

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The diary of Anne Frank is world famous. It is less well known that the journey to global publication began in Switzerland. While Anne, her sister and her mother were killed in the concentration camp, Anne’s father was the only family member to survive the Holocaust. Otto Frank moved to live with his sister in Basel in the 1950s. From there, he made it his task to share his daughter’s diary with the world whilst preserving her message on humanity and tolerance for the coming generations.
 

Speeches

  • Helen Bieri Thomson, Directrice du Château de Prangins
  • Tim Guldimann, Président du Conseil du Musée national suisse
  • Joël Herzog, Président des Amis Suisses de Yad Vashem
  • Ursula Schneider Schüttel, Présidente de la Commission fédérale contre le racisme
  • Nicole Staremberg, Conservatrice du Château de Prangins

Reading and Music

  • Anne-Shlomit Deonna, actor
  • Joëlle Mauris, cellist

Followed by an apéritif at the Café du Château.

Château de Prangins

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The exhibition

Key visual of the exhibition "Anne Frank and Switzerland

The diary of Anne Frank is world famous. It is less well known that the journey to global publication began in Switzerland. While Anne, her sister and her mother were killed in the concentration camp, Anne’s father was the only family member to survive the Holocaust. Otto Frank moved to live with his sister in Basel in the 1950s. From there, he made it his task to share his daughter’s diary with the world whilst preserving her message on humanity and tolerance for the coming generations.

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