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This is the 74th anniversary of the Day of Liberation.

Commemoration Ceremony

Friday, 3 May 2019, 10:00
Bezirksmuseum Floridsdorf, Pragerstrasse, Vienna

Memorial ceremony on the occasion of the liberation of satellite camp Linz III

Friday 3 May 2019, 10:00
Linz, CC Memorial Linz III, Lunzerstraße 74, Upper Austria


Memorial ceremony and encounter with a delegation from Hungary

Friday, 3 May 2019, 14:30
Kirchdorf, Protestant Church, Steiermärker Straße, Upper Austria


Memorial ceremony for the victims of National Socialism in the "Orphanage for Children of Alien Ethnicity"

Friday 3 May 2019, 17:00
St. Leonhard Church, Eggerweg 3, Upper Austria


Liberation Ceremony Gunskirchen with Walk of Solidarity

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 10:00
Gunskirchen, CC cemetery, Upper Austria
Memorial address: Daniel Chanoch


Solemn vigil "Never a number; forever human."

Saturday, 4 May 2019, 12:00 - 13:00
Fürstenfeld Stadtpark, Fürstenfeld (memorial for the victims of death marches in April 1945), Styriar


International Memorial and Liberation Ceremony in Mauthausen

Sunday, 5 May 2019, 11:00
CC Memorial Mauthausen, Upper Austria
Greetings: Willi Mernyi, chairman, Mauthausen Committee Austria
Moderation: Konstanze Breitebner, Mercedes Echerer
Musical accompaniment: Ensemble "Widerstand" (Resistanae) and "Military Music Upper Austria"
Memorial addresses: During the wreath ceremony, representatives of national victim organizations from Belarus, Luxemburg, Slovenia and Austria will speak in their respective native languages.


Liberation ceremony

Monday, 6 May 2019, 10:30
CC Memorial Steyr, Haagerstraße, Upper Austria


Liberation ceremony

Monday, 6 May 2019, 17:30
CC Memorial Steyr, Haagerstraße, Upper Austria


Austrian premiere of film "Destination Unknown"

Monday, 6 May 2019, 19:30
Top Kino, Rahlgasse 1, Vienna, district Mariahilf


Formal wreath ceremony

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 10:00
Memorial at Morzinplatz, Vienna


The call for a strongman: democracy in crisis

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 14:30
Guided tour with Markus Fösl
Haus der Geschichte Österreich (House of History), Vienna


War’s end 1945: Violence and liberation

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 16:30
Guided tour with curator Georg Hoffmann
Haus der Geschichte Österreich (House of History), Vienna
Program overview of memorial and liberation ceremonies 2019


Program Memorial and Liberation Ceremonies 2019

The 8 May

End of II World War


Mauthausen Committee Austria
Heldenplatz klein


Highly symbolic square