Commemoration in Vienna
Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism, Berlin (DE), 2 August 2020, 21:00 CET with LIVE BROADCAST
On Sunday 2 August, 2020, half a million people will be remembered who were persecuted and murdered by the Nazi regime as “gypsies”. In Austria, the Nazis murdered 90% of the Roma and Sinti. To this day, the trauma is still present and effective among the survivors and the descendants of those affected.
Due to COVID-19, registration for the event on site is requested until 30 July 2020: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Registration with first name/last name and contact mail or contact phone number.)
LIVE BROADCAST: 2August.romblog.at
The event is a mixture of on-site speeches and video messages from around the world and musical/artistic contributions.
with contributions from actors of the associations of the Roma and Sinti of Austria, e.g.
Emmerich Gärtner Horvath
as well as contributions from solidary political representatives
Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen
Federal Minister Susanne Raab
Vice Mayor of Vienna, Birgit Hebein
with artistic/musical contributions from:
anthem/music: Lindy Larsson
Reading-performance: Omas gegen Rechts
Performance Milan Mijalkovic / Milan of Macedonia
Reading: Nuna Stojka & Mona Stojka read stories of Ceija Stojka
Music: Amenza Kethane
Music: Samuel Mago
Music: Buku Weinrich
and solidary contributions from actors, activists from different communities and interest groups
Hannah Mirjam Lessing, National Fund
Dagmar Schindler, KZ-Association Vienna
Mireille Ngosso, Black Live Matters & District Council Innere Stadt
Erich Fenninger, Volkshilfe Österreich
***Program is edited continuously***
The association Lovara- Roma Austria organizes this year’s commemoration event as a solidary cooperation event of many Roma and Sinti organizations (e.g. Romano Centro, association Gipsy TV) and activists.
This event is supported by the Austrian Federal Chancellery and the City of Vienna Culture.
Commemoration ceremonies across Europe
Memorial to the Sinti and Roma of Europe murdered under National Socialism, Berlin (DE), 2 August 2020, 21:00 CET
Nehru Part, Budapest (HU), 1 August 2020 17:00 CET – 2 August 2020 17:00 CET
LIVE BROADCAST on Sunday, 2 August 2020, at noon CET
LIVE BROADCAST on Sunday, 2 August 2020, 10:00 and 21:00 CET
Ceija Stojka Platz, Vienna (AT), 2 August 2020, 16:00 – 18:30 CET with LIVE BROADCAST
2 August 2020, 2 August, 17:00 EST (UTC−04:00), Virtual Event
2 August 2020, 10.00 – 12.30 BST
Náměstí Míru in Prague (CZ), 2 August 2020
LIVE BROADCAST on Sunday, 2 August 2020, 16:00 – 18:30 CET
Roter Salon Rom e.V. Köln, Cologne (DE), 2 August 2020, 18:00 CET