Schedule of events
The official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz will take place at the site of the former camp on 27 January 2020. Similarly to the 70th anniversary, a special tent will be erected above the Gate of Death of the former Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp.
75TH ANNIVERSARY OF LIBERATION
OF THE GERMAN NAZI CONCENTRATION AND EXTERMINATION CAMP
AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU – January 27, 2020
15:30 - MAIN COMMEMORATION IN FRONT OF 'THE GATE OF DEATH' OF THE FORMER AUSCHWITZ II-BIRKENAU CAMP
• welcome address – Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland
• MAIN ADDRESSES – Auschwitz Survivors
• address – Representative of “The Pillars of Remembrance”, Ronald S. Lauder
• word of thanks – Dr. Piotr M. A. Cywiński, Director of the Auschwitz Memorial
• ecumenical prayers
17:00 – PAYING TRIBUTE TO THE VICTIMS AT THE MONUMENT IN BIRKENAU
Survivors’ delegation and heads of state delegations
Detailed information about the schedule will be provided at a later date.