On 27 January 2020, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, the Foundation Memorial will commemorate the memorials it oversees together with initiators, partners, supporters and companions of all victims of Nazi terror.
In the jubilee year, 75 years after the end of the Second World War, the aim is to remember the millions of people murdered and to take on the responsibilities that are born to all of us in history.
Starting at 10 a.m. at the Holocaust Memorial, flowers, wreaths and candles (please only windlights and protected candles) can be brought and laid.
The candles are intended to make the Holocaust Memorial and the other places of remembrance part of the nationwide »Lighting call« of all memorials on the occasion of the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust.
10.a.m., Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Cora-Berliner-Straße 1, 10117 Berlin, (Welcome: Lea Rosh and Uwe Neumärker, Memorial Words: Bishop Dr. Christian Stäblein, Jewish remembrance of the dead: Rabbi Prof. Dr. Andreas Nachama)
Immediately afterwards, we will remember at:
11 a.m., at the Memorial and Information Place for the victims of the Nazi »Euthanasia« Murders (Memorial words: Disability commissioner of the Federal Government Jürgen Dusel, musical background Thonkunst Leipzig)
12 p.m., at the Memorial to the Persecuted Homosexuals in National Socialism (Speaking and inviting: Jörg Steinert, Lesbian and Gay Association Berlin-Brandenburg, and Petra Rosenberg, National Association of German Sinti and Roma Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.)
12.30 p.m., at the Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe Murdered under National Socialism (Speaking: Rita Prigmore, Holocaust survivor, Petra Pau, Vice-President of the Bundestag, Michael Roth, Minister of State for Europe, Petra Rosenberg, Chairwoman of the German Sinti and Roma Association Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.)