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From 27 January until 6 February the exhibition/multimedia installation entitled A Good Day was shown in the French pavilion in Zagreb, which was one of the locations from where Jews were deported to the concentration camps. 


On 2 August, Roma and Sinti Genocide Remembrance Day was commemorated in Croatia.


From 9-15 April the 10th jubilee Festival of Tolerance takes place in Zagreb, presenting more than 60 movies chosen with the goal of promoting tolerance and diversity.


On 24 March in Zagreb, the Institute Ivo Pilar and Roma National Council presented the book Stradanje Roma u NDH (Suffering of Roma in the Independent State of Croatia).


On the occasion of 27 January, an exhibition of Manfred Bockelmann's drawings was opened in the French Pavilion in Zagreb, where it will remain until 10 February.


From 13 to 16 May, the seminar 'Balkan, Holocaust and Jews' was held in Zagreb and Jasenovac for 45 educators from Croatia, Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. 


On 26 April 2015 a commemoration event was held at the Jasenovac memorial to mark the 70th  anniversary of the breakout of Jasenovac inmates, which occured on 22 April 1945.


From 25 – 28 January 2015, Croatian teachers will take part in a training course on "Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust and the Prevention of Crimes against Humanity" in Varazdin. 


On 2 August 2014 a commemoration ceremony was held at the Roma cemetery in the village of Uštica, where Roma victims from the Jasenovac Concentration Camp are buried.


On 4 May 2014 a commemoration was held at the Jasenovac memorial to commemorate the 69th anniversary of the camp breakout.