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2012 marks the 67th anniversary of the Jasenovac camp breakout, and the date was commemorated with the opening of a new exhibition entitled "The End of Jasenovac Camp-In Memory of All Surviving and Dead Prisoners."


As a part of the commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day on 27 January, an exhibition of children's artwork is displayed in the Education Centre of the Jasenovac Memorial Area and will be open through February 2012.


For the fifth year in a row, Zagreb is hosting a film festival from 22 - 28 May 2011.  This film festival is unique in the world since it is dedicated to the Holocaust.  It is the only film festival that promotes Jewish culture through its film program, screenings, musical events, meetings with world-renowned film directors, producers, and actors.


A commemoration was held on Sunday, 17 April at the Jasenovac Memorial Centre as a tribute to the victims of the concentration camp during World War II.


The Student Peace Prize is a way to support students all over the world who are doing valuable work to promote peace and human rights. For 2011, the prize was awarded to Croatian student Duško Kostić for his work concerning the rights of Roma people.