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Visitor information

This year, the Festival of Joy will once again take place in person and will be subject to the relevant Covid-19 measures.

There is a limited number of seats reserved for elderly people and persons with disabilities. It is not possible to make seat reservations.

General information on the Festival of Joy 2023, "Civil Courage"

Time: Monday, 8 May 2022; Start: 7:30 pm
Location: Heldenplatz, 1010 Vienna

ORF III will broadcast the Festival of Joy, and it will be live streamed internationally through the online channels of MKÖ.


For further information, please contact the organiser, Mauthausen Committee Austria, at +43 (0)1/212 83 33 or e-mail us at

A special keepsake - "Festival of Joy bags"

You can order the bags for a donation at

Festival of joy bags