Since the publication of the book and the first opening of the exhibition The Girls of Room 28 in 2004 Room 28 Projects has developed in various directions and brought forth new projects, products, branches, especially: Edition Room 28, the Room 28 Educational Project, the NPO Room 28 e.V. and, in 2014: Room 28 Projects - Brasil.
Survey of the exhibition, project and book
Due to a remarkable twist of fate and thanks to Karen Zolko a newly designed exhibition came to life in 2014. Karen and her partner Dodi Chansky did an absolutely amazing job in Brazil. What they achieved with As Meninas do Quarto 28 is outstanding.
A special website is devoted to the educational project and a special brochure has been published to give an overview and insight into this international educational project.Title: Theresienstadt. The Girls of Room 28. Compendium 2017. Room 28 Educational Project.
The authentic Theresienstadt diary of Helga Pollak written in Room 28 is the most essential document which led to the book The Girls of Room 28. With the publication of the complete diary in 2014 Edition Room 28 came to life. Title of the book: Helga Pollak-Kinsky:"Mein Theresienstädter Tagebuch 1943-1944"/My Theresienstadt Diary 1943-1944.
The second publication is the autobiography of Evelina Merová, née Landa, one of 'The Girls of Room 28'. "Lebenslauf auf einer Seite. Prag -Theresienstadt - Auschwitz-Birkenau - Leningrad."
The 3rd and 4th publications are the Compendiums to the Educational Project, a Germabn and an English edition.These brochures are the key-liteature to the Educational Project.
In 2007 the Non-Profit-Organization Room 28 e.V. was founded in Berlin to suport the cause of Room 28 Projects and The Girls of Room 28 and to realize projects in the spirit of Room 28. "Room 28" has become a symbol and a program. Their website, in German language:
Watch this film about "As Meninas do Quarto 28" on Globo TV news, 27 September 2017 in Recife.
Compendium 2017. Room 28 Educational Project:
Important aspect of Helga's Diary:
Visitors of this Website since 15 May 2014: