01.07.2011

Minister of Transport to take part in presentation of stamp dedicated to Jew rescuers Lipkes

The presentation of the stamp dedicated to Jew rescuers Lipkes will also see the participation of the Minister of Transport.

On Monday, July 4, 2011, the presentation event of the commemorative stamp of Jew rescuers Johanna and Žanis Lipke will see the attendance of Minister of Transport Uldis Augulis. The first day cancellation event and presentation will take place in the premises of the upcoming Memorial Museum of Žanis Lipke in Riga, Ķīpsala, 8 Mazais Balasta Dambis. The presentation is set to begin at 1:30 PM.

Representatives of the media and others will have a unique opportunity to visit the Memorial Museum of Žanis Lipke before its official opening, learn about the creation of the stamp, as well as listen to the story of Māris Gailis, one of the initiators of the memorial, and Viktors Jansons, researcher of the Lipke family and faculty member at the Art Academy, about both legendary personalities in the actual environment where the rescue of Jews took place.

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Public relations specialist
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