75th Anniversary of the End of WWII

Projektion auf das Brandenburger Tor - Berlin dankt für Befreiung Europas vom Nationalsozialismus
© Kulturprojekte Berlin, Foto Henning Wellmann

Berlin commemorated the end of WWII and the liberation of Europe from Nazi dictatorship with a week of theme-based digital events.

The 75th anniversary of the liberation of Germany and Europe from Nazism on 8 May 2020 provided the occasion for the project titled “75th Anniversary of the End of WWII” – a digital journey back in time to the spring of 1945. We had originally worked together with many partners to create a comprehensive programme of events featuring a large open-air exhibition and festival on 8 May, but then came the nationwide shutdown prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic. As a result, we made the decision to transfer the programme into the digital realm, drawing on generous support from the Lotto Stiftung Berlin (Lotto Foundation Berlin). Thanks to our many years of experience creating and implementing digital projects, it took us only a couple of weeks to successfully devise a brand new event concept using new media formats and embedded in a digital-based “theme week” from 2 to 8 May.

Web Experience

75th Anniversary of the End of WWII – Digital


Antje Schröder

Leitung Social-Media & Digital Projects

Dr. Bjoern Weigel

Wissenschaftliche Leitung
Ausstellungen und Veranstaltungen
Lotto Stiftung Berlin
Berliner Sparkasse

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