03/05/2024 Commemorative ceremony

Save the date: 79th Anniversary of the Liberation of Prisoners from the Neuengamme Concentration Camp 2024

Events organized by the Foundation of Hamburg Memorials and Learning Centres Commemorating the Victims of Nazi Crimes in cooperation with the Amicale Internationale KZ Neuengamme (AIN) at Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial. Sponsored by the Foundation Remembrance, Responsibility and Future.

We look forward to welcoming you to the events surrounding the anniversary of the liberation. The following programme is planned:

May 2, 2024, 10 a.m.
Public Conversations with One Survivor of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp and Two Relatives of Victims of Nazi Persecution for School Classes

May 2, 2024, 2 p.m.–5 p.m. Open Printing Workshop for Relatives
May 2, 2024, 5 p.m.–6 p.m. Public Poster Presentation
At the Space to Remember, Connect and Support, relatives can create individual posters to pay tribute to former prisoners of the Neuengamme concentration camp from all over the world.  

May 3, 2024, 1 p.m./2 p.m./3 p.m.
Public Guided Tours (German/English)

May 3, 2024, 4:30 p.m.
Commemorative Ceremony to Mark the 79th Anniversary of the End of the War and the Liberation of Concentration Camps. International ceremony with survivors and the relatives of former prisoners of the Neuengamme concentration camp from all over the world. The event will start with a commemorative ceremony in the former workshops of the Walther factory followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at the former detention bunker

May 4, 2024, 5 p.m.
“The Events of the War are With Me All the Time“. Generation Talk with a survivor and her daughter (English only)

May 5, 2024, 3 p.m.
Conversation Café with Survivors of the Neuengamme Concentration Camp and its Satellite Camps


There will also be events in Neustadt/Holstein to mark the anniversary of the bombing of prisoner ships in the Bayof Neustadt .

For the detailed programme including information on registration, please refer to our calendar of events (German) or the programme flyer:

Programme (EN)

Programm (DE)

Programme (FR)

Programme (printed)

Programme Neustadt