Here is the programme for this year’s Marche de la Memoire on 1-2 September 2018, to commemorate the exodus of the Jews from St Martin Vésubie in 1943.
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Saturday 1 September – Mediatheque of St Martin Vesubie
- 10.00 Walk around sites of Jewish interest in St Martin Vésubie. Meet in front of the Mairie / Town Hall.
- 15.00-17.00 Talks on the theme of the presence of the Jews in the Vesubie in 1943. (Free access)
Sunday 2 September – Marche de la Mémoire towards the Col de Cerise
Leave at 7.00am from the Chalet d’Accueil of the Parc Alpha (Wolf Park) for the Col de Cerise (2543m)
Note the climb of 1043m and the need for appropriate mountain wear (boots and clothing).
- 12.00 Meet up with the Italians at the col/pass
- 16.30 Reading of the names of the deported and of the ‘Righteous Among the Nations of Saint Martin Vesubie’ on the memorial stones at Saint Martin Vésubie, by the War Memorial
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