Bente Kahan’s Appearances at Official Jewish Cultural Events:
Performing at the official opening of the Norwegian HL-center.
Oslo, August 23, 2006.
Bente Kahan sings Mordechai Gebirtig’s “Undzer shtetl Brennt”, in front of the Warsaw Ghetto Monument at the anniversary of the uprising. April 19, 2006.
Commemorating “Krystallnacht” in Wroclaw (Breslau)
Premiere of the Polish version of “Voices from Theresienstadt”.
The White Stork Synagogue, Wroclaw, Poland, November 9, 2005
Part of the official Polish ceremonies marking the 60th anniversary of the end of WWII.
Official opening of “Wroclaw Center for Jewish Culture and Education”.
The White Stork Synagogue, Wroclaw, Poland, May 7, 2005
60th anniversary of the end of WWII.
HOME with D. Swinoga and M.Kuzniak.
Berlin Opera House, May 5, 2005
60 years since the largest transport of inmates from the ghetto Terezin /Theresienstadt to Auschwitz. “Lieder und Cabaret aus Theresienstadt”.
Terezin, Magdeburger Kaserne, Czech Republic, March 8, 2004.
A ceremony organized by the president of Lithuania at his palace honouring Lithuanians who saved Jews during WWII. “Songs from the Vilnius Ghetto”.
Vilnius, Presidential Palace, Lithuania, September 23, 2003.
60 years since the liquidation of the Cracow Ghetto. “Farewell Cracow”.
Polish Jewish Institute, Cracow, March 16, 2003.
Inauguration of a plaque paying homage to the memory of the Norwegian Jewish victims of the Holocaust on the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.
Oslo, January 27, 2002.
150 years since the abrogation of Section II of the Norwegian Constitution excluding Jews from the country.
Eidsvold Bygningen, Norway. June 13, 2001.
Swedish Holocaust educational initiative, Living History. Performance at the Great Synagogue, Stockholm, at the invitation of Sweden’s PM, Goran Persson.
Stockholm, Sweden, January 27, 2000.
Yad Vashem International Symposium on Education of the Holocaust. “Voices from Theresienstadt”
Jerualem, Yad Vashem, October 1999.
Commemoration of 50 years since Krystall Nacht. “Stimmen aus Theresienstadt”. Frankfurt Alte Oper.
Frankfurt am Main, November 7, 1998.
Remembrance of the 50the anniversary of Krystall Nacht. “Stimmen aus Theresienstadt”.
Terezin/Theresienstadt, November 1, 1998.
Norwegian Constitution Day gala, performer and MC. Oslo Concert Hall.
Oslo, Norway, May 17, 1998.
Dutch Liberation Day, commemorating the victims of the Holocaust.
Nijmegen, The Netherlands. May, 1998.
Celebration of Israel’s 50th National Day.
Trondheim, Norway. April 29, 1998.
Commemorating the victims of Krystall Nacht. “Stimmen aus Theresienstadt”.
Russelheim, Germany. November 9, 1997.
Norwegian Constitution Day gala. Oslo Concert Hall. Performance.
Oslo, Norway, May 17, 1997.
Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial. “Farewell Cracow”.
Jerusalem, Israel, January 2, 1997.
Sachsenhausen Memorial. “Stimmen aus Theresienstadt”
Sachsenhausen, Oranienburg, Germany. November 16, 1996.
Appearance at the conference of the World Jewish Congress.
Oslo, Norway. November 24, 1996.
The unveiling of a plaque in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.
Tromso, Norway. June 1995.
Norway’s 50th anniversary celebrating the end of WWII.
National Art Gallery, Oslo. May 6, 1995.
Holocaust Symposium at the “Kulturen” Art Center. “Farewell Cracow”.
Lund, Sweden, April 29, 1995.
50th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration camps by Bernadotte’s “white buses”.
Malmo Town Hall, Sweden. April 27, 1995.
50th anniversary of the end of WWII, organized by the Swedish government, in the presence of the king and queen of Sweden. Live TV Broadcast.
Stockholm Town Hall, Sweden. April 25, 1995.
50th anniversary of the end of WWII, organized by the mayor of Copenhagen in honour of the Jewish-Danish survivors of Theresienstadt. “Theresienstadt Songs”.
Copenhagen Town Hall, Denmark. April 10, 1995.
50th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. “Farewell Cracow”.
Wroclaw, Poland. April 1993.
50th anniversary of the razing of the extermination camp Belzec.
Belzec, Poland. April 24, 1993.
100th anniversary of the Oslo Jewish Congregation, in the presence of the king and queen of Norway.
Oslo Concert Hall. June 1992.
50th commemoration of Mordechai Gebirtig’s death at Kino Femina, one of the few buildings still standing after the Warsaw Uprising.
Warsaw, Poland. May 1992.
Commemoration of the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto.
At the memorial erected on the site of the ghetto. Warsaw, Poland. April 1992.