CANCELED: Terezín Commemoration Ceremony 2020

18/10/20 @ 10:00, 0 National Cemetery at the Small Fortress

A memorial event on the ocassion of the 75th anniversary of liberation to commemorate the victims of Nazi persecution.

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the commemorative event could not take place by the original date of 17 May 2020 - the event was completely canceled due to the current unfavorable epidemiological situation and with regard to the crisis measure of the Government of the Czech Republic of 30 September 2020!

Programme of the Terezín Commemoration Ceremony:

  • Honour unit of the Castle guard & musicians enter the National Cemetery
  • Laying of wreaths and bouquets at the National Cemetery
  • Anthem of the Czech Republic
  • Guest welcome message and Ceremony opening - Jan Roubínek, Director of the Terezín Memorial
  • Main speech - Pavel Rychetský, President of the Constitutional Court
  • Words of witness
  • Christian prayer
  • Jewish prayer
  • Music
  • Commemoration Ceremony closing - Jan Roubínek, Director of the  Terezín Memorial
  • Flag escorted; Honour guard departs

During the time of the Terezin Commemoration Ceremony (till 12 P.M.) the Small Fortress will be closed to the public!

  • Organizer: Terezín Memorial
  • Co-organizers: Ústí Region, Federation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic, City of Terezín, Terezín Initiative

All day admission is not charged in any building of the Terezín Memorial Memorial