Thousands of visitors from all over the world took part in the three-day Grand Opening of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in October 2014.
The first day of the opening was attended by representatives of Poland’s Jewish community and Jews from around the world. The following day was dedicated to donors who had taken part in POLIN Museum’s founding campaign. In the evening, a gala concert took place at the Grand Theater — National Opera.
The official opening ceremony took place on October 28th; it was attended by the presidents of Poland and Israel, delegations from the United States, Canada, Germany and Norway, and several thousand invited guests.
The music concerts during the Grand Opening Performance were watched live by 2,300 spectators gathered on the Willy Brandt square, and by more than 25,000 spectators over the Internet.