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dal 18-1-2018 al 10-2-2018

The initiatives of the busy calendar of "Memorial Day 2018" are inaugurated with the exhibition "La razza nemica, la propaganda antisemita nazista e fascista" (by the Fondazione Museo della Shoah in Rome).


The exhibition examines the role of anti-Semitic propaganda in Nazi Germany and in Fascist Italy. With this in mind, the exposition analyzes in depth the reasons, dynamics, forms, contents and protagonists of this phenomenon and helps to understand the visitor how it has been possible that hundreds of thousands of ordinary men have been able to participate actively in the persecution. and the killing of the Jewish minority in the whole of Europe.


On the occasion of the inauguration, Thursday 18 at 17, 00 Marcello Pezzetti, one of the historic Holocaust, co-curator of the exhibition and Roberto Benigni's historical consultant during the shooting of the film "La vita è bella", will present the exhibition and the public will therefore have the opportunity to visit it with an exceptional guide. Also in this occasion Fausto Garcea, Teacher School of Sport CONI and the essayist Marco Vignolo Gargini, will remember the figure of Egri Erbstein.


The coach of Lucchese football team from the 1930s, struck directly by the fascist racial laws of 1938, finds himself unable to attend a public school to his daughters and is forced into an unstable and precarious life. In the post-war period he will be coach of the Grande Torino and he will die in the Superga tragedy on May 4, 1949.


The exhibition will remain in Palazzo Ducale until 10 February, then it will be hosted at the Fortress of Mont'Alfonso (Castelnuovo di Garfagnana) from 15 February to 2 March and, subsequently, at the Palazzo della Cultura di Cardoso (Stazzema) from 9 to 18 March.


Lucca, Palazzo Ducale sala del Trono
January 18th / February 10th 2018
opening time: monday to saturday h 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
free admission

More information

Provincia di Lucca
Palazzo Ducale, Lucca
tel. 0583 417481 -

Vecchia Porta san Donato, Piazzale Verdi - Lucca
tel. 0583 583150 -


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