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New Year’s Eve in Germany: in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart or Frankfurt?

New Year’s Eve in Germany: in Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart or Frankfurt?

New Year’s in Germany will be a celebration in the spirit of tradition. German squares, roads, restaurants, clubs and theaters will be crowded with locals and tourists alike, all ready to celebrate the new year with a toast of Feuerzangenbowle, a traditional drink of some fraternities made with red wine, rum, orange peel, cinnamon and cloves. New Year’s Eve in Berlin will be as usual in the name of unbridled celebration in the streets with its clou moment at the Brandenburg Gate, while in Stuttgart the appointment will be at the Kunstmuseum Civic Art Museum, in Schlossplatz. In Munich, New Year’s is also classical music with Giuseppe Verdi’s Traviata at the Bayerische Staatsoper.

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December 17, 2013 in Events. 2 comments

IAA: Frankfurt International Car Show

IAA: Frankfurt International Car Show

Frankfurt, Germany’s financial hub par excellence, hosts many national and international exhibitions throughout the year. Among these, the IAA – Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung, is highly regarded given the predominant role of the automotive industry in the economy of the country.

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June 18, 2013 in Trade Fairs & Business.

Frankfurt Wolkenkratzer Festival, the Skyscraper Festival

Frankfurt Wolkenkratzer Festival, the Skyscraper Festival

After six years since the last edition, on May 25 and 26 it will be time again for Wolkenkratzer Festival in Frankfurt, that is, the Skyscrapers Festival. For two long days, the 5 Km way in Frankfurt city centre, there where the highest skyscrapers of the city dominate, will be the stage for open-air shows and performances by street artists and especially athletes who will perform daring acrobatic flights from the tops of high-rise buildings.

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April 19, 2013 in Events.

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

This has long been one of the most awaited events for German music. From June to December, the major representatives of the national pop scene are engaged in a tour through the cities of Hanover, Bremen, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Magdeburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Oberhausen. This is Die große Schlager-Starparade.

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June 7, 2012 in Events, Festivals & Concerts.

Christmas markets in Germany: music and fun and celebration

Christmas markets in Germany: music and fun and celebration

The tradition of Christmas markets in Germany is very much alive. The ancient medieval cities, with their historic squares, the imposing gothic churches, the monuments that recall an significant and glorious past, are the perfect scenario for a period of celebration, lights and colors, which introduces to the upcoming Christmas. There are hundreds of Christmas markets in Germany; in all major and small towns, from north to south, the Weihnachtsmarkt are prepared according to different variations for each region, with craft and food specialties, different customs and specific traditions. We would like to give you some advice on some of those which take place in major German cities.

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November 3, 2011 in Events, Leisure.

Book Fair in Frankfurt: close up on digital publishing

Book Fair in Frankfurt: close up on digital publishing

The Frankfurt Book Fair, from October 12 to 16, is one of the most important European events for the world of publishing. In the days of the exhibition, at the Frankfurt Book Fair on Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage, you will find publishers, agents, authors, and booksellers, there to present to the public and to exchange new ideas and trends about the world of books and movies. There will be more than 7,300 exhibitors from more than 100 countries who will present their products to an estimated audience of more than 300 000 people.

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September 29, 2011 in Trade Fairs & Business. 2 comments

August 26-28: the Museum Embankment Festival in Frankfurt

August 26-28: the Museum Embankment Festival in Frankfurt

The Museumsuferfest, Museum Embankment Festival in Frankfurt, is a great cultural event, one of the largest in Europe, involving the museums of the German city, but also many cultural representations of other European countries. The hub of the festival is on the south bank of River Main, where there are some of the major museums in Frankfurt.

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June 21, 2011 in Exhibitions & Museums. 2 comments

Frankfurt – Surreal objects from Dalì to Man Ray, until May 29th.

Frankfurt – Surreal objects from Dalì to Man Ray, until May 29th.

One of the most important 2011 exhibitions in Germany will last until the end of May. In Frankfurt’s Schirn Kunsthalle, in Romerberg – on the banks of river Main, are on display 150 works by artists such as Dali, Duchamp, Picasso, Magritte, Mirò and many others.

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April 22, 2011 in Exhibitions & Museums. 1 comment

Fifa Women’s World Cup, June 26-July 17, 2011, Germany

Fifa Women’s World Cup, June 26-July 17, 2011, Germany

Augsburg, Berlin, Bochum, Dresden, Frankfurt, Leverkusen, Mönchengladbach, Sinsheim and Wolfsburg will be the cities where the challenges of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 will take place: there will be 16 teams competing to win the Cup.

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March 14, 2011 in Leisure. 1 comment

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