Hall of Fame opening in our museum
On Wednesday, 17th of April, in remembrance of Chernobyl’s nuclear power station disaster our museum opened Hall of Fame dedicated to 33 anniversary of Chernobyl’s disaster liquidation works and people who worked there. Attendees of gallery opening was welcomed by Ex-president of Latvia and member of Chernobyl’s disaster liquidation works Valdis Zatlers, Chief of State Fire and Rescue Service General Oskars Abolins, President of Chernobyl Union Arnolds Vērzemnieks and Vice President of Chernobyl Union the highest award “the Union of Honor” Maris Shops.
Awards were given to officials and activists for their contribution to the implementation of social security, health care and other major support measures for members involved in emergency response of Chernobyl’s disaster. After award ceremony, mayors of city’s Līvani and Aizkraukle addressed and welcomed those present.
The participants of the event took a photo together in the historical Fire Square at Hanzas Street 5 and Board of the Chernobyl Union of the Republic of Latvia Vladimir Cenkura opened, personal photo exhibition “Trip from Latvia to Russian Cities”.