Pego looks back at his past with the Democratic Memory Cycle Pego looks back at his past with the Democratic Memory Cycle

Pego looks back at his past with the Democratic Memory Cycle

Start date: May 07th 2024
Finish date: May 30th 2024
Event type: Talk / conference
Site: I hit
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Pego will look back to his past to learn. The municipality celebrates the fifth edition of the Democratic Memory cycle, organized by the Municipal Archive department and which will feature a series of activities that will be held throughout the month of May.


The first appointment will take place next May 7 at 19:30 p.m., with the screening of the documentary 'La Maleta de Mauthausen' which tells the story of Joaquín Tarín, a resident of Sueca who fought in the Civil War and who survived the German extermination camp. A story told by his granddaughters and great-granddaughters.

El Tuesday May 14, at 19:00 p.m., Juan José Todolí will be in charge of a Symbology Workshop. 'An experiential workshop towards freedom based on images, music and group reflection', they explain from the Municipal Archive. The next day, May 15 at 19.30:XNUMX p.m., Adrián Blas Mínguez will present his book 'War, exile and death. Valencians in the Nazi extermination and concentration camps.

And the Thursday May 16 A story-telling will be held: 'Lola... A childhood without a father', by Juan José Todolí. A proposal that seeks to work on empathy through the story of Lola's character.

The next appointment will be that of May 22. At 19:30 p.m. the conference 'the
postwar to Pego through photography and other documents', by the municipal archivist, Joan Miquel Almela.

El Wednesday May 29At 19:30 p.m., Esmeralda Giménez, Mari Carmen Pérez, Tere Vicens, Eladi Torralba, Salvador Pascual and Ferran Ferrando will participate in the round table titled 'Teaching in Pego. An experience of collective memory'.

The last appointment of this cycle will take place on Thursday May 30, at 19:30 p.m., Elvira Cambrils
She will be in charge of the conference 'Feminism and life of Maria Cambrils in the novel El bes de l'aigua'.

«We continue to bet on these cycles because it is very important that the past is not forgotten, unfortunately we live in uncertain and difficult times. We believe that the only way to prevent the most tragic past from happening again is by remembering what happened. For this reason, we invite everyone, especially the younger neighbors, to participate in these days," says the Councilor for Heritage and Historical Memory, Laura Castellà.

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