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Following the International Liberation Ceremony at the Mauthausen Concentration Camp Memorial, guided tours will be offered in 11 languages. Free tickets are available from 9 am on 5 May at the information portal in the Visitor Centre of the Memorial.

Virtual Commemoration 2024

We cordially invite you to also make a mark on this year’s topic and for “Never again” within the framework of the Virtual Commemoration 2024! The Virtual Commemoration will be published on the MKÖ's online channels and will focus on the topic of "Law and Justice in National Socialism". Please send your statement and video contributions to by March 31, 2024.

A girl holds two white carnations in her hands. In a red field is the title of the picture: "Commemoration and Liberation Celebrations 2023 CIVIL COURAGE". Next to it is written: "What does civil courage mean to you? Send your contribution to the Virtual Commemoration to"

In addition to the multitude of commemorations and liberation ceremonies throughout Austria, there will once again be the opportunity to participate in the Virtual Commemoration on the MKÖ's online platforms in 2023. On the thematic focus "Civil Courage", we invite you to participate in a "Never Forget" and a "Never Again" with a statement or video.

Three-color image with a photo of the International Commemoration and Liberation Ceremony 2022, with girls holding the pennant with the inscription "Mauthausen 1938-1945". In the red-backed title it says: "International Liberation Celebration on 7.5.2023 at the Mauthausen Concentration Camp Memorial". In the blue field below it is written "ZIVILCOURAGE". Below that, in several languages and several colors, it says "Never forget".

Throughout Austria, commemoration and liberation ceremonies organized by the MKÖ and its local initiatives and associations take place at the sites of former concentration camps and at places of National Socialist terror. In 2023, the thematic focus of the joint remembrance and commemoration will be "Civil Courage".

Max Garcia © MKÖ/Edelmayr

Concentration camp survivor Max Garcia passed away on January 9, 2021. Max Garcia was a long-time friend and fellow campaigner in the work of remembrance. We will miss him.

Teaser Austrian premiere Destination unknown © LlionRoberts

"Destination Unknown" tells the story of concentration camp survivor Ed Mosberg and eleven fellow survivors. Mauthausen Committee Austria in Cooperation with Top Kino invites you to the Austrian premiere of the film "Destination Unknown” on May 6th, 2019 at 07:30 p.m. This Austrian premiere will be opened by concentration camp survivor Ed Mosberg, MKÖ chairman Willi Mernyi and director Llion Roberts.