Liberation Ceremony 10 May 2020
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 75 years after the liberation, a Virtual International Liberation Ceremony will take place on May 10, 2020 with statements by contemporary witnesses, video contributions and music. Virtual Commemorative Weeks from April 26 to May 20, 2020 will frame this ceremony.
Festival of Joy on 8 May 2020
On 8 May 2020 at 7:30 p.m., Mauthausen Committee Austria (MKÖ) will host the Festival of Joy for the seventh time with a concert by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra on the Heldenplatz in Vienna. The festival commemorates the victims of the Nazi regime and the joy of the 75th anniversary of liberation from the Nazi reign of terror.