Honour the memory of the Insurgents and take part in official commemorations of the 75. anniversary of Warsaw Uprising
Every year Warsaw honours the Insurgents. Polish flags wave on the streets of Warsaw, candles burn at places sanctified by the blood of the fallen and those who were murdered, and concerts and sporting events are organised. Those who took part in the Uprising come from all over Poland and the farthest corners of the world to take part in commemorations.
Punctually at 5:00 PM, the time at which the Uprising broke out, alarm sirens are heard throughout the city, and pedestrians and traffic come to a stop to commemorate the fallen Insurgents.
20.00 – Warsaw Uprising Run
21.00 – Uprising concert in Freedom Park at the Warsaw Rising Museum
15.30 – a flotilla of Warsaw vessels will sail past the Royal Castle ending their cruise near Czerniakowski Port
17.00 (“W” hour) – alarm sirens sound, traffic in the city stops for a minute; the people of Warsaw give homage in silence to the fallen Insurgents
17.00 – representatives of the highest state authorities, veterans and residents of the capital place flowers at Powązki Military Cemetery at the Gloria Victis monument
20.30 – Warsaw residents sing (un)prohibited songs – singing of insurgent songs accompanied by an orchestra and choir; Piłsudski sq.
21.00 – lighting of the Remembrance Flame on the Warsaw Uprising Mound
• 17.00 – Uprising Mass – bike tour through the streets of Warsaw along the Parasol Battalion route, starting at Freedom Park at the Warsaw Rising Museum
• 18.00 – commemoration at the Victims of the Wola Massacre Monument in homage to people of Warsaw murdered in the uprising – Remembrance Square at the intersection of ul. Leszno and al. Solidarności