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Cowra Prisoner of War Breakout 70th Anniversary

Dates to be confirmed


*** Latest event details are yet to be confirmed ***

This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Cowra Prisoner of War Breakout. A full program of specifically focused events are being planned to commemorate this momentous event and attract regional, national and international visitors.

Friday, 1 August, the Mayor will officially open the event at a special cocktail party where there will be a 70th Anniversary Exhibition. Saturday, 2 August, Cowra Library launches an Italian historical display. Sunday, 3 August, Tea Ceremony at Cowra Japanese Garden. Events for Monday, 4 August, and Tuesday, 5 August, are still to be confirmed.

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