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História, Polónia

71 anos da libertação de Auschwitz

27/01/2015

Há 71 anos, em 27 de janeiro de 1945, o Exército Vermelho libertou Auschwitz, o maior e mais terrível campo de extermínio dos nazis. Nas câmaras de gás estima-se que tenham sido mortas mais de um milhão de pessoas. No auge do Holocausto, em 1944, chegaram a ser assassinadas seis mil pessoas por dia, entre judeus, ciganos, homossexuais, entre outros. A marcha da morte… Para apagar os vestígios do Holocausto antes da chegada do Exército Vermelho,…

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Eslováquia, Hungria, Polónia

Europa Central (notas de uma viagem)

07/05/2012

Entre o final de maio e início de junho de 2012, fizemo-nos à estrada. Toda a gente falava no Euro2012, toda a gente falava na Polónia, na Ucrânia… era a Europa Central! Um dia, naqueles dia do inverno tardio de então, pensámos, porque não? Decidimos percorrer a Europa Central nas duas semanas que tínhamos. Queríamos ver se também por lá se falava de crise ou se a euforia do futebol já tinha tomado conta das gentes… Depois de…

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Polónia, Videos

You should never forget (Auschwitz- Birkenau)

06/05/2012

http://youtu.be/Wbv6HelU3A4

The film is a result of small clips we made with an iPhone 3gs during our last trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau..
There’s only one reason: You should never forget it happened once!
And, as PRIMO LEVI said: “We must be listened to: above and beyond our personal experience, we have collectively witnessed a fundamental unexpected event, fundamental precisely because unexpected, not foreseen by anyone. It happened, therefore it can happen again: this is the core of what we have to say. It can happen, and it can happen everywhere.”

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Polónia

Gnome hunting in Wrocław

06/05/2012

They are spread all around the town. This little half-man are growing in number and popularity. Unlike other cities around the globe, the most popular attraction in Wrocław is neither a Cathedral nor a museum, but this fantastic creatures beloved by residents and tourists. In polish folklore gnomes always had a special role, as they had in all north european culture. The Gnomes arrived in Wrocław around the ’80, and very early were linked to the underground…

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Europa, Polónia, Videos

Auschwitz – Birkenau (Poland 2012)

02/05/2012

  Auschwitz was the largest nazi german concentration camp and a death camp. In the years 1940-1945, the nazis deported at least 1,3 million people to Auschwitz. 1,1 million of these people died in Auschwitz. Approximately 90% of the victims were jews. The SS murdered the majority of them in the gas chambers. As Primo Levi said: “We must be listened to: above and beyond our personal experience, we have collectively witnessed a fundamental unexpected event,…

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