Opening ceremony of the exhibition "Forced Labor. The Germans, the Forced Laborers and the War" at the Ball Game Hall of the Prague Castl on 1 July 2014.


Photo: Forum2000/Ondřej Besperát

The curator, dr. Jens-Christian Wagner, showed the guests round the exhibition after the opening ceremony. One of the honored guests was the First Lady of the Czech Republic, Ivana Zemanová.


Photo: Forum2000/Ondřej Besperát

Festive opening of the international travelling exhibition “Forced Labor. The Germans, the Forced Laborers and the War” at the Royal Summer Palace in Prague

At the opening ceremony of the Prague venue on 1 July 2014 at the Royal Summer Palace, the speakers were:

Welcoming address
H.E. Detlef Lingemann,
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Czech Republic

Opening Speech
Daniel Herman,
Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic

A Czech and German Partners’ Perspective
Günter Saathoff,
Director of the Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ)

Tomáš Jelínek,
Director of the Czech-German Fund for the Future

About the Exhibition
Jens-Christian Wagner,
Exhibition curator

Statement of a Witness
Dagmar Lieblová,
President of the Terezín Initiative