Press release from Prime Minister's Office

Stefan Löfven to attend commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau


On Monday 27 January 2020, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will attend a memorial ceremony at Auschwitz-Birkenau to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp.

The memorial will begin at 15.30 at Auschwitz and conclude with a candle lighting ceremony at 17.30 at Birkenau.

In addition to Mr Löfven, Swedish participation will include Crown Princess Victoria, Speaker of the Riksdag Andreas Norlén and survivors of the Holocaust.

Special media accreditation is required.

More information and an accreditation form is available here

Please note that the last day for registration is Sunday 19 January 2020. Please contact Frédérique Claise at the Press Department at the Prime Minister’s Office, who will be happy to answer any questions about the accreditation process before you submit the accreditation form.

For more information about the programme, please contact Press Secretary Maria Soläng.

Press contact

Frédérique Claise
Press Assistant at the Prime Minister's Office
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 73 747 11 78
email to Frédérique Claise
Maria Soläng
Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Stefan Löfven
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 72 206 19 47
email to Maria Soläng