Saturday, March 23, 2013

Twitter Followers Invited to Attend Holocaust Museum's 20th Anniversary Ceremony

On Monday, April 29, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum will mark its 20th anniversary with a day-long National Tribute to Holocaust survivors and World War II veterans. The Museum will invite five of its social media followers to attend a behind-the-scenes Tribute Tweetup and take part in the day’s activities, including addresses from President Bill Clinton and Museum Founding Chairman Elie Wiesel, programs led by Museum staff members, and a tour of the Museum’s newest exhibition, Some Were Neighbors: Collaboration and Complicity in the Holocaust.

Registration will close at 5:00 EDT on Thursday, March 30, 2013. Participants will be notified by Wednesday, April 3, 2013. In the event participants are unable to attend, a waiting list will be maintained until Wednesday, April 17, 2013.

You can register here.

By way of background, here are Elie Wiesel's moving remarks at the museum's dedication on April 22, 1993: