August

The calendar presents the year's events around the world. The programme is subject to change. The calendar is updated regularly.

2 August

Astana: Movie screening

The Swedish, Israeli and Hungarian Embassies in Kazakhstan arranges a screening of Kjell Grede's movie 'Good evening Mr Wallenberg'.
Venue: Russian Center of Science and Culture

4 August

RAOUL WALLENBERG'S BIRTHDAY

Lidingö: Centenary celebration

Celebration of the centenary of Raoul Wallenbergs birth at his childhood home on Lidingö
Place: Kappsta, Lidingö
Time:10.30

Sigtuna: Centenary commemorations of Raoul Wallenberg

The centenary celebrations of Raoul Wallenberg's birthday will be conducted in the presence of HRH the Crown Princess Victoria and the family of Raoul Wallenberg. Organized by the Raoul Wallenberg Academy of Young Leaders (RWA), SECO and Sigtunaskolan Humanistisk Läroverket(SSHL).
Contributors: Speaker Per Westerberg, Minister for Education Jan Björklund, author Ingrid Carlberg, great nice and nephew of Raoul Wallenberg Cecilia Åhlberg and Michael Wernstedt, coordinator for Raoul Wallenberg 2012, Olle Wästberg and Elsa Larsson Regnström of the RWA. Musical contributions by Kjell Lönnå with choir, Lilla kören and Blåssymfonikerna with chief conductor Pelle Olofsson.
Venue: Auditorium, SSHL
Time: 14.00

Stockholm: City Walk in Raoul Wallenberg's footsteps

A city walk organized by the Stockholm City Museum.
Venue: meetingpoint to be confirmed
Time: 14.00

Budapest: Righteous Among the Nations Award

Meeting for Hungarian citizens who have received the Righteous among the Nations award
Place: Holocaust Memorial Center, Budapest

Berlin: Inauguration of Raoul Wallenberg bust

The International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation inaugurates a new memorial to Raoul Wallenberg on Vater-Unser-Gemeinde in Berlin-Wilmersdorf.

New York: Street renamed in honour of Raoul Wallenberg

Part of 13th Avenue in Borough Park, Brooklyn, will be renamed Raoul Wallenberg Avenue

Toronto: Memorial ceremony

Memorial ceremony in front of the Raoul Wallenberg bust in Earl Bales Park at 08.30.
Place: Earl Bales Park, 4169 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M3H 3P7.

Sweden: TV Broadcast about Raoul Wallenberg

Kunskapskanalen will broadcast 'Ramp i historien - Wallenberg i Budapest'

Auckland: Centenary celebration

Raoul Wallenberg Centenary hosted by the Israeli, Hungarian and Swedish embassies. Tree planting and commemorative ceremony
Venue: the Auckland War Memorial Museum

London: Centenary commemorations

Ceremony at the Raoul Wallenberg monument in Great Cumberland Place, outside the Western Marble Arch Synagogue. With the participation of Rabbi Lionel Rosenfeld, Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Swedish Ambassador Nicol Clase.

5 August

Sweden: Prayer for Raoul Wallenberg in the Swedish Church

Budapest: Memorial Evening

Place: Dohàny Street Synagogue, Budapest

Melbourne: Centenary celebrations in Australia

Commemorations of the 100th anniversary of Raoul Wallenberg's birth with a gathering and ceremony in the Swedish Church in Melbourne with the participation of the diplomatic corps of Sweden, Australia, Israel and Hungary and a Centenary Commemoration Dinner organised by the Raoul Wallenberg Unit of B'nai B'rithsi with participation of Jan Anger among others.

14 - 19 August

Stockholm: Raoul Wallenberg at the Stockholm Culture Festival

With City Walks, Musical, inauguration of new memorial and a visiting refugee ship.

15 August

Stockholm: Musical about Raoul Wallenberg: It could have been you (In Swedish)

The musical drama "It could have been you" is about 15-year-old Alice, who one summer evening makes an amazing trip into her familys past in Hungary in the 1930s.
Participants: Young musical artists
Text, music & script: Björn Andersson, Filippa Engellau
Time: 17.00 & 21.00
Place: St Jacob's Church

16 August

Stockholm: Inauguration of a new monument outside the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Venue: Gustav Adolfs Torg 1
Time: 19.00

Stockholm: Musical about Raoul Wallenberg: It could have been you (In Swedish)

The musical drama "It could have been you" is about 15-year-old Alice, who one summer evening makes an amazing trip into her familys past in Hungary in the 1930s.
Participants: Young musical artists
Text, music & script: Björn Andersson, Filippa Engellau
Time:17.00 & 21.00
Place: St Jacob's Church

23 August

Norrköping: Raoul Wallenberg lecture

Olle Wästberg, Coordinator for the centennial year Raoul Wallenberg 2012 speaks about Raoul Wallenberg. Arranged by the Sweden Israel Association
Venue: The Synagogue, Bråddgatan
Time:

24 August

Gothenburg: Opening of Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

The exhibition 'To me there's no other choice - Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012' opens at Emigranternas Hus.
The exhibition will be shown throughout September.
Venue: Emigranternas hus, Packhusplatsen 7

Stockholm: Lecture "Raoul Wallenberg, vem är han, vad gjorde han - och varför?"

Lecture by Ben Olander
Venue: Bethlehemskyrkan, Stockholm

27 August

Ekerö, Sweden: Opening of Raoul Wallenberg exhibition

An exhibition will open at Ekerö Kulturhus.

30 August

Tel Aviv: Inauguration of the exhibition 'To me there's no other choice - Raoul Wallenberg 1912-2012'

With the participation of the Swedish Minister for EU Affairs Birgitta Ohlsson and Olle Wästberg. The Swedish Institute's exhibition will be shown in Tel Aviv until September 21.
Venue: Bialik House, Tel Aviv