An outstretched hand: Concert and book release in memory of Birger Forell on 25 September

Caroli church, Borås
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An outstretched hand

Welcome to a memorial concert and book release for Birger Trout's memory on the occasion of the anniversary of Birger Trout's birth.

Kl. 15.30-16 - Lecture and book presentation by the author
Kl. 16-17 - The Memorial Concert An outstretched hand.

About the lecture and book presentation:


The biographies, written by the historian of ideas Johan Sundeen, describe Birger Forell's struggle against National Socialism, his efforts to help German prisoners of war in England in the years after the Second World War and how he contributed to rebuilding Germany after the war. On site in the church, we are invited to a lecture by the author with a focus on the relief efforts that Birger Forell made for Germany based on Borås and Caroli parish. Among other things, Johan Sundeen talks about the founding of the refugee city Espelkamp.

About the memorial concert

Participants:
CG: svocal ensemble under the direction of Carl-Gustaf Ekström. Jan Hjalmarsson, cello; Per Lundin, violin; Ulf Esborn vocals and piano; Tony Thornberg, piano /organ.

Priest: Sara Vrige and Patrik Ahlmark.

About Birger Forell
Birger Forell was a parish priest in Caroli parish in the 1940s, a Nazi opponent and a well-known entrepreneur for peace. The biographies describe Birger Forell's struggle against National Socialism, his efforts to help German prisoners of war in England in the years after the Second World War and how he helped to rebuild Germany after the war.

Co-organizers:

Co-organizers of the lecture are the University of Borås and Skara Stiftshistoriska Sällskap.

The concert is one of the Church of Sweden Borås' contributions to the Borås 400th anniversary and is arranged in collaboration with the study association Sensus

25Sep 15:30 - 17:00 Caroli church

Contact information

Skolgatan 1

Phone: +46-33179400

Organizer: Svenska Kyrkan i Borås i samarbete med studieförbundet Sensus

E-mail: boras.pastorat@svenskakyrka...