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Cologne Lights for a magic night

Cologne Lights for a magic night

The Cologne Lights, Kölner Lichter, is a spectacular event which takes place every year in Cologne along river Rhine. For the entire evening, dozens of illuminated boats cross the river while the buildings shine in many colors and thousands of fireworks burst in the sky. Five tons of fireworks will delight an audience of nearly one million people.

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May 26, 2014 in Events.

November trade shows in Germany

November trade shows in Germany

Autumn has arrived. Despite of this, the month of November is full of events of great importance, such as the two exhibitions Medica and Compamed, both to be held at Düsseldorf Fair. More than half of the visitors to both these trade shows are foreigners, and the events are synonymous with absolute excellence for the medical technology industry.

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November 8, 2013 in Trade Fairs & Business.

Seeing Germany by River

Seeing Germany by River

There are many stunning cities in Germany, each with their own particular charm and attraction. Some boast beautiful architecture that is centuries old, whilst others are ultra-modern, with bustling city centres and vivacious night life. When you are planning a trip to Germany, it can make it difficult to narrow down the places that you want to see.

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October 1, 2012 in Leisure.

Cologne: Trade Fairs and concerts in January and February

Cologne: Trade Fairs and concerts in January and February

Cologne Trade Fair, Kölnmesse, welcomes the new year with an impressive series of trade fairs. From mid January until the end of February, will be held eight trade fairs, involving hundreds of thousands of visitors and exhibitors. But in the same period, for lovers of pop music and rock, in some of the most popular venues for concerts in the German town, many musical events of great significance will take place. A way to relax after the long days of work spent at the Fair.

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January 13, 2012 in Festivals & Concerts, Trade Fairs & Business.

Cologne Fine Art & Antiques: Art from the past to the here and now

Cologne Fine Art & Antiques: Art from the past to the here and now

A 360-degree view of art from all times and all places. This is the historic leitmotif that makes the art fair in Cologne a must for connoisseurs and lovers of ancient art, modern art, and applied design. For the 2011 edition, over 110 art galleries have been selected to participate in an event that also launches a special section this year, “Works on paper”, that complements the cultural offer of the event.

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October 18, 2011 in Exhibitions & Museums.

Cologne Marathon Expo: marathon is on exhibit

Cologne Marathon Expo: marathon is on exhibit

On October 2nd, Cologne will hosts the 15th edition of the so called ‘experience marathon’, the third most popular marathon in Germany, which runs over a distance of 42 classic km around the historical centre. Meanwhile, on Friday, September 30th, and Saturday, October 1st, at the Rheinpark am Staatenhaus, the Cologne Marathon Expo will take place, a leading trade fair dedicated to sports and leisure. The Marathon Expo is one of the most important European events for sports and fitness.

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September 27, 2011 in Leisure, Trade Fairs & Business. 1 comment

Anuga – October 8-12: the agri-food show in Cologne

Anuga – October 8-12: the agri-food show in Cologne

The food and beverage sector is presented in all its complexity during Anuga, a trade fair that will take place in Cologne, and for which are expected more than 6,500 exhibitors from over 90 countries. This is a momentous occasion for the agri-food sector, on a European and global level, for all companies, suppliers, universities and research centers working in this field.

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September 8, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business. 1 comment

Dental show in Cologne at IDS, Internationale Dental-Schau

Dental show in Cologne at IDS, Internationale Dental-Schau

The decision-makers from dental industry will meet in Cologne, from March 22 to 26, at the IDS trade show, housed in the great exhibition center of the city.

IDS is the world’s most important trade show in the sector, attended by leading experts, specialists in dental trade, the main supplier of tools and machinery and research and development. In the last edition of 2009, there were more than 100 000 visitors and 1800 exhibitors at the fair, from almost 60 countries.
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January 27, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business.

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