International Remembrance Day concert & weekend - Rome Rome

Join us in Rome for a unique week-end among Hebrew University Friends for the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Auschwitz concentration camps’  liberation.

We are delighted to inform you that we can now confirm and announce that Hebrew University Friends joining us for the Rome weekend will have the exceptional opportunity to greet personally in a private audience His Holiness Pope Francis.

Through our visit we hope to share a message of fraternity and hope for the future, for Europe, for Jerusalem and for the world.

Other highlights of the weekend will be  :

-          Cocktail at the extraordinary Doria Pamphilj Palazzo

-          Talk by historian Prof. Manuela Consonni of the Hebrew University and Prof. Anna Foa, of the Sapienza University at the Jewish Ghetto

-          Dinner reception hosted by Prince and Princess Paternò di Montecupo, in their residenceon Appia Antica

And of course themuch awaited International Remembrance Day Concert with a selection of masterpieces composed in the Nazi concentration camps to be played for the first time ever and a  private musical lecture by the concert's curator, Francesco Lotoro.

 CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE FULL PROGRAM OF THE WEEKEND


CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THE CONCERT IN THE ITALIAN MEDIA

 

 

 Hotel information and rates

 We have selected for you two beautiful nearby hotels, the Eden and the Sofitel, where you will be benefit exclusive rates offered to Hebrew University Friends only.  

Please note that lectures, meetings and bus departures will take place at the Hotel Eden.

 Hotel Eden 5* Luxury

Via Ludovisi, 49 Rome

Located at the heart of the Old City of Rome, Hotel Eden has recently joined Dorchester Collection’s portofolio of iconic hotels. Just a short stroll from the legendary Spanish Steps and picturesque Villa Borghese, this elegant city oasis dates back to 1889. Rooms are sumptuous, with classic Italian furnishings and beautiful décor and most enjoy breathtaking views of Rome. Each room has an LCD TV with satellite channels, 2 telephones, and wired internet access. Buffet breakfast served in the hotel's panoramic Michelin Star restaurant on the 6th floor.

  • Classic single room (Breakfast included) - 275€ /per night
  • Classic double room (Breakfast included) - 308€ /per night
  • Deluxe double room (Breakfast included) - 341€ /per night
  • Junior suite (Breakfast included) - 495€ /per night
  • Suite (Breakfast included) - 1089€ /per night

10% VAT included, 7€ city tax not included

Special rates guaranteed until January 12th, 2015

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ROOM AT HOTEL EDEN

 

Sofitel Villa Borghese5*

Via Lombardia 47, Rome

This exclusive hotel is set on the edge of the beautiful public gardens of Villa Borghese. It features warm hospitality, a personalized service, and elegant accommodations with free Wi-Fi.The rooms are classically decorated and feature the brand's MyBed, a marble bathroom with Hermès toiletries, and a Bose System iPod docking station. Some rooms offer views of the elegant surroundings.

  • Classic single room (Breakfast included) - 190€ /per night
  • Classic double room (Breakfast included) - 210€ /per night
  • Single luxury room (Breakfast included) - 280€ /per night
  • Double luxury room(Breakfast included) - 300€ /per night

10% VAT included, 7€ city tax not included

Special rates guaranteed until January 12th, 2015

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ROOM AT HOTEL SOFITEL