[Translate to English:] Kranzniederlegung anlässlich des 75. Jahrestag der Befreiung des KZ Buchenwald auf dem ehemaligen Appellplatz, Foto: Peter Hansen, Sammlung Gedenkstätte Buchenwald

77th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora concentration camps

Events from 5th. to 12th. of April 2022 in Weimar and Nordhausen

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

5 p.m., cinema mon ami Weimar, film & discussion “Toward Life”

Wednesday April 6, 2022

5 p.m., cinema mon ami Weimar, film & discussion “Die Aufseherin”,

7 p.m., Council Chamber of the Nordhausen City Library, book presentation "Fritz Bauer: or Auschwitz in Court" with Ronen Steinke

Friday, April 8, 2022

12 p.m., cinema of the Buchenwald Memorial, presentation of the "Reminiscences" by Józef Szajna,

7 p.m., Kino mon ami Weimar, film & discussion "The Doctors' War" a biographical film about the life of Elling Kvamme followed by a discussion with Elsa Kvamme (daughter and director) - English

Saturday April 9, 2022

1.30 p.m., Buchenwald Memorial, themed tours

4 p.m., Lehnstedt, town center, planting of memorial trees as part of the "1000 beeches" campaign of the Weimar/Apolda Lebenshilfe-Werk

7 p.m., council chamber of the Nordhausen municipal library, presentation of the biographical commemorative book “Le livre des 9,000 deportés de France à Mittelbau-Dora” with Laurent Thiery, La Coupole Museum

Sunday April 10, 2022

10 a.m., cinema hall of the Buchenwald Memorial, "Meeting of descendants" an event of the camp work group Buchenwald-Dora e.V. (LAG)

10.30 a.m., Buchenwald Memorial, themed tours

1.30 p.m., former Buchenwald train station, "Geschichte bewusst machen". A path through Buchenwald on the 77th anniversary of the liberation:

Buchenwald Train Station | warehouse gate | Memorial stone for the women in the satellite camps of the Buchenwald concentration camp (Block 5) | Jewish Memorial (Block 22) | Memorial to the murdered Sinti and Roma (Block 14) An event organized by the Buchenwald Memorial in cooperation with the Buchenwaldbahn Commemorative Path initiative, the Roter Baum Dresden youth association, the Solidarity Alternatives for Taucha, the Thuringian Jewish Community and the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma.

Sunday April 10, 2022

3 p.m., former roll call area of ​​the Buchenwald concentration camp

Commemoration:

Welcome:

Prof. Dr. Jens-Christian Wagner, director of the Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora Memorials Foundation,

Naftali Fürst, representative of Israel in the President of the International Committee Buchenwald-Dora and Commands (IKBD)

Speeches: Dr. Josef Schuster, President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany,

Vasile Nussbaum, Romanian representative in the IKBD Reading the passage from the "Oath of Buchenwald" renewed by Boris Romanchenko in 2015 at the 70th anniversary commemoration,

Yana Alimova (Ukraine) and NN (Russia) On the future of memory:

Tom Turel, Israel and Lena Sarah Carlebach, Germany

Wreath laying

An event organized by the Buchenwald Memorial in cooperation with the International Committee of Buchenwald and Mittelbau-Dora and the Central Council of Jews in Germany

Monday, April 11, 2022

11 a.m., Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp memorial, commemorative event with wreath-laying ceremony and subsequent opening of the special exhibition “Escape” in the former fire station

5 p.m., mon ami Weimar, Public discussion with contemporary witnesses in cooperation with the BgR and the Adult Education Center Weimar

7 p.m., Weimar central bank, Jazz in the Buchenwald concentration camp, An event of the Weimar Rendez-vous with history and the INSTITUT FRANCAIS EN THURINGE in cooperation with the Buchenwald Memorial and the Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

10 a.m., Ellrich-Juliushütte Memorial, Ellrich, commemorative event at the former concentration camp Ellrich-Juliushütte

3 p.m., Nordhausen Memorial Cemetery, commemoration event

7 p.m., central bank Weimar, presentation of the biographical commemorative book “Le livre des 9,000 deportés de France à Mittelbau-Dora” with Laurent Thiery, Museum La Coupole in cooperation with the INSTITUT FRANCAIS EN THURINGE

More Information under liberation.buchenwald.de.