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International liberation commemoration 2015 Ebensee

The International Liberation Commemoration 2015 takes place on Saturday, 9 of May at 10:30 am (cemetery of the memorial ebensee).


  • Wanda Nordlie (Nurse in the 139th US Evacuation Hospital, took care of the survivors in Ebensee)
  • Andrew Sternberg (survivor of Auschwitz, Mauthausen, Melk and Ebensee; currently living in Cleveland/Ohio, USA)
  • Zvi Schmidmayer (survivor of Auschwitz, Mauthausen and Ebensee; currently living in Israel)
  • Shimon Shahar (son of the survivor Zvi Schmidmayer)
  • Silvia Dinhof-Cueto (daughter of the Spanish survivor Victor Cueto)
  • other attending survivors: Max R. Garcia

Commemorative speech:
Michael Köhlmeier (Austrian writer)

Supporting programme:

Thursday, 7 may 2015
Premiere of the documentary treating the story of the Jewish survivor Max R. Garcia, subsequently discussion with the survivor and the producers of the documentary
cinema in Ebensee, 8:00 pm

Friday, 8 may 2015
"Stationen des Bedenkens" (places of reflection)
meeting point: "Löwengang" (Alte Traunstraße), 6:00 pm

Friday, 8 may 2015
Performance (music and dance) in the memorial tunnel - "The Divan of Mozes Ibn-Esra" by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Production: Maria Steinkogler
Memorial Tunnel, 8:00 pm

Saturday, 9 may 2015
International liberation commemoration
cemetery of the memorial Ebensee, 10:30 am

Saturday, 9 may 2015
concert by the "Musikfreunde Ebensee" in the Memorial Tunnel
Management: Fritz Neuböck
Memorial Tunnel, 8:00 pm

[Source: Official information from the Ebensee Memorial website, May15]

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