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This is the 73rd anniversary of the Day of Liberation.

Memorial ceremony

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 10:00
Bezirksmuseum Floridsdorf, Vienna

Memorial ceremony

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 18:30
Town hall, Wiener Neustadt, Hauptplatz 1-3, Lower Austria
Speaker: Kurt Bauer, Historian


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

Freitag, 4 May 2018, 10:00
Linz, memorial Linz III, Lunzerstraße 74, Upper Austria


Memorial ceremony at memorial "Death march and civil courage"

Friday, 4 May 2018, 14:30 - 15:30
Kirchdorf a.d. Krems, memorial to "Death march and civil courage",
Steiermärker Straße 26, Upper Austria


Liberation ceremony Gunskirchen with "Walk of Solidarity"

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 10:30
Gunskirchen, CC cemetery, Upper Austria
Speaker: former federal Chancellor Dipl.-Kfm. Dr. Franz Vranitzky


Vigil for the victims of the Nazi regime, and against violence and extremism of all kinds

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 12:00 - 13:00
Fürstenfeld city park, Fürstenfeld (memorial for the victims of death marches in April 1945), Styria
Speaker: Gerald L. Guschlbauer


International Memorial and Liberation ceremony

Sunday, 6 May 2018, 11:00
CC Memorial Mauthausen, Upper Austria
Welcoming address: Willi Mernyi, Chairman of the (MKÖ)

Memorial ceremony for "Mühlviertler Hasenjagd"

Sunday, 6 May 2018, 15:30
Ried/Riedmark, at memorial for "Mühlviertler Hasenjagd", Upper Austria
Speaker: National Council Representative Sabine Schatz, Mayor Ernst Rabl, former Federal President Heinz Fischer


Memorial ceremony with ecumenical prayer and wreath ceremony

Monday, 7 May 2018, 10:00
Amstetten, memorial, Eisenreichdornach, Lower Austria
Speaker: Yolande Thonet, representing Willy Pypen (President, Amicale de Mauthausen Belgium), and others


Memorial ceremony

Monday, 7 May 2018, 10:30
CC Memorial Melk, Lower Austria
Planning: students of the county of Melk
Moderation: Alexander Hauer


Liberation ceremony

Montag, 7. May 2018, 17:30
CC Memorial Steyr, Haagerstraße, Upper Austria
Speaker: Dr. Isolde Charim, philosopher and publisher
Performance: students of ORG ROSE Steyr


Memorial concert

Montag, 7. May 2018, 19:30
Wiener Neudorf, old city hall, Rathausplatz 1, Lower Austria
Concert with young Polish artists from the Music Academy Krakow (Chopin, List, etc.)


Wreath ceremony

Tuesday, 8. May 2018, 10:00
Vienna City Centre, Monument Morzinplatz, Vienna
Willi MERNYI, chairman - Mauthausen Committee Austria
Hon.-Prof.in Dr.in Brigitte BAILER-GALANDA, form. head of DÖW
Mag. Raimund FASTENBAUER, general secretary - IKG Vienna
David ELLENSOHN, chairman - Die Grünen Wien
Moderation: Niki KUNRATH


Program overview of memorial and liberation ceremonies 2018

The 8 May

End of II World War


Mauthausen Committee Austria
Heldenplatz klein


Highly symbolic square