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Together with Survivors – January 27th all over the world!

Each and every Auschwitz survivor will be welcome during commemorative events of the 75th anniversary of liberation of the camp on January 27, 2020. However, we are aware of the fact that, due to various reasons, not everyone will be able to be present at the Memorial. This is why the events commemorating the anniversary will be broadcasted live online and available free of charge to everyone. It will also be possible to follow the entire ceremony – apart from TV channels – on YouTube and Museum profiles on social media.

Forbidden Art exhibition on display at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia

The exhibition “Forbidden Art” was officially opened at the National Liberty Museum in Philadelphia on November 11th. It was prepared by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and presents the history of 20 works of art made illegally and at risk of death by prisoners of German Nazi concentration camps.

27 January: the 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz in live TV broadcast

The Polish television (TVP) will be the producer of the official TV broadcasting signal during the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on 27 January 2020. The free TV signal available in satellite transmissions will be available to TV stations around the world.

Over 100,000 visitors of the exhibition about Auschwitz in New York. The exhibit extended until August 2020.

The presentation of the exhibition „Auschwitz. Not Long Ago. Not Far Away” at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York has been extended until August 30, 2020. During the first five months the exhibition was visited by 106,000 people including 34,000 students.

January 27: the world will honor the Victims together with Survivors

A delegation of approximately 120 Auschwitz and Holocaust Survivors from the United States, Canada, Israel, Australia, and several European countries will be able to take part in the main commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz thanks to the support of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Foundation from New York City under the Leadership of Ronald S. Lauder. The Survivors will join a group of former prisoners from Poland who will come to the Memorial on January 27, 2020.

An exceptional collection of paintings by former prisoner Edith Hofmann now in possession of the Memorial

The Collections of the Auschwitz Memorial has been enriched with a unique collection of 19 post-war paintings created by Edith Hofmann, a former prisoner of the German Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. They depict the tragic fate of the prisoners of the camp.