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MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU FORMER GERMAN NAZI
CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP

Schedule of events

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz will exceptionally not be held at the Memorial, but online.

The broadcast will begin on 27 January 2021 at 16.00 CET.

 

76th ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF THE GERMAN NAZI CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU

 

16.00

Messages of Survivors

Zdzisława Włodarczyk
Anita Lasker-Wallfisch

Official addresses

Poland - President Andrzej Duda
Israel - Deputy Ambassador, Charge d'affaires Tal Ben-Ari Yaalon
Russia - Ambassador Sergey Andreyev

Word of thanks of the director of the Auschwitz Memorial

Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński

Prayers

Rabbi Michael Schudrich
Roman Catholic Bishop Roman Pindel
Orthodox Bishop Atanazy
Evangelical-Augsburg Bishop Adrian Korczago

 

Around 17.00

Online debate: „The influence of war and the Holocaust on the formation of a child's identity”

Lea Balint - Holocaust Survivor
Melissa Hacker - President of the Kindertransport Association
Janina Rekłajtis - Auschwitz Survivor

Moderation: Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński - Auschwitz Memorial Director