Stiftung Brandenburgische Gedenkstätten Gedenkstätte Todesmarsch im Belower Wald

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Sachsenhausen Memorial and Museum

Death March Memorial in Below Forest

75th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of the concentration camp Sachsenhausen

16. - 19. 2020

From April 17th to 20th, 2020, the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and the International Sachsenhausen Committee commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the prisoners of the concentration camp Sachsenhausen. You are warmly invited to join the diverse events and encounters surrounding the anniversary.

 

Preliminary program


Friday, April 17th
Death March Memorial in Below Forest

2:30 pm: Start of the commemoration ceremony

 

Saturday, April 18th – Day of encounters: remembering for today
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

 

1 pm: Opening of the “Day of encounters” by Dr. Astrid Ley, deputy director of the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

1:30 – 5 pm: Exhibition opening, talks with eyewitness, guided tours through the memorial in German and English, film screenings

2 – 5pm: “Market of possibilities” ("Markt der Möglichkeiten"): presentation of various projects surrounding commemoration

5:30 pm: Franz Bobzien Prize award ceremony

 

Sunday, April 19th
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

10 am: Interreligious service

In front of the New Museum
2 pm: Welcome to the decentral commemoration

Dr. Axel Drecoll (director Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen)
Dik de Boef (general secretary of the International Sachsenhausen Committee)

Sachsenhausen song

Followed by commemorations of the national committees and victim groups in different locations on the territory of the Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen

Site of commemoration “Station Z”
3:30 pm: Central commemoration ceremony with a wreath-laying ceremony

 

Monday, April 20th
Memorial site "KZ-Außenlager Klinkerwerk"


10 am: Commemoration ceremony at the former satellite camp Klinkerwerk

 

Venue

Death March Memorial in Below Forest
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial site "KZ-Außenlager Klinkerwerk"

Contact

Contactsperson: Dr. Katharina Steinberg

Telefon
03301 810917
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