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  • 30 August 2019

    The opening of the exhibition “Fighting and Suffering. Polish citizens during World War II” took place at the Parliament House in Melbourne on 29 August 2019.

    The event, organized in cooperation with the Polish Community Council of Victoria Inc. (PCCV), was attended by The Hon. Robin Scott MP, Minister for Veterans; The Hon. Colin Brooks MP, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly; Members of both Chambers of Parliament, including Co-chairmen of the Victoria Parliamentary Friends of Poland, The Hon. Nick Wakeling MP (representing the Leader of the Opposition) and Ms. Natalie Suleyman MP; The Hon. Bruce Atkinson MLC, as well as members of the Consular Corps in Victoria and representatives of the Victorian Polish community.

     

    H.E. Ambassador Michał Kołodziejski officially launched the exhibition. The opening was hosted by the President of the PCCV Marian Pawlik OAM.

     

    The exhibition “Fighting and Suffering. Polish citizens during World War II” is a joint project of the Museum of the Second World War in Gdańsk and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland. It will be shown in over 80 places in 60 countries worldwide. Melbourne was one of the first cities where the exhibition was launched.

     

    After the official opening at the Victorian Parliament, the exhibition will be shown at the Polish Club in Albion (2-8 September), the Consulate General in Sydney (11 September) and the Polish Embassy in Canberra (from 13 September onwards).

     

    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
    Photo: Bogdan Płatek
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    Photo: Embassy of Poland
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