71 anos da libertação de Auschwitz

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 … Ler mais

Europa Central (notas de uma viagem)

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 … Ler mais

You should never forget (Auschwitz- Birkenau)

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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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Gnome hunting in Wrocław

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 … Ler mais

Auschwitz – Birkenau (Poland 2012)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UvomdhyfOU]   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 … Ler mais