Anne Frank Monument
The Municipality of Larissa dedicated another square, situated next to the General Hospital, to the memory of the Holocaust, by giving the name “Anne Frank Square”. In cooperation with the Secretariat of the Region of Thessaly, it erected a commemorative column, work by the sculptor Kostas Ntais, in the memory of the tragic jewish girl, in the face of which 1.500.000 children lost in the Holocaust are remembered. The unveiling of the column took place on October 31st 1999, with the Ambassador of Israel and Netherlands being present, along with the President of the CBJC, local authorities and many citizens. A special event has preceded in the Municipal Conservatory of the town, with main speaker the author of Larissa and instigator of the naming of the square, Vaggelis Kolonas, while in the foyer a photo exhibition was held for Anne Frank, in cooperation with the Embassy of Netherlands.