Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism

Commemoration in Berlin

Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism, Berlin (DE), 2 August 2020, 21:00 CET

August 2, 2020 marks the 76th anniversary of the “Liquidation of the Gypsy Family Camp” in Auschwitz-Birkenau. In the night of 2 August 1944, SS members murdered the more than 4,000 remaining Sinti and Roma in gas chambers – most of them women, children and elderly people who were classified as unfit for work.

After the event there is the possibility to lay flowers at the fountain of the monument. Please bring one with you! Thank you very much.

Due to COVID-19, registration until 1 August 2020 is requested: veranstaltungen@stiftung-denkmal.de
or at telephone 030 – 26 39 43 0

PROGRAM

Welcome
Uwe Neumärker, Director of the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe

Memory splitter
Seven passages from eyewitness reports on August 2, 1944

Present splitter
Three passages from current news on the situation of Sinti and Roma in Europe

Musical accompaniment
Yasin Kiran, Serkan Kaynarcali, Bekir Karaoglan

Lighting installation
Philip Spirit

Recitation
Poem “Auschwitz” in German, English and Romanès

 

Organizers
The commemoration is organized by the Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe in cooperation with Hildegard-Lagrenne Foundation, RomaTrial and RomnoKher.

Memorial for the Murdered Sinti and Roma, Simsonweg, 10557 Berlin / 02.08.2020 / 21:00 CET

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Commemoration in Berlin

Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism, Berlin (DE), 2 August 2020, 21:00 CET

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