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Top 5 trade shows in March in Germany

Top 5 trade shows in March in Germany

Some of the most important trade shows of the year will take place in Germany throughout March. Numismata, an unmissable event for collectors and fans of ancient coins and medals, will take place in Munich, with more than 300 international exhibitors.
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February 18, 2014 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.

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.

September 27-29, Hamburg: Seatrade Europe, it’s cruise time

September 27-29, Hamburg: Seatrade Europe, it’s cruise time

Seatrade Europe is one of the leading events for sea or rivercruise in the world, for public and private operators of ferries and superyachts. Seatrade Europe is a great meeting occasion for designers of cruise itineraries, hotel managers and representatives of destinations along the major and shorter ship routes. An event that brings together over 3 000 exhibitors from over 70 countries, who work in an industry sector that is not affected by the crisis and is still growing. During the event, large space will be given to exhibitions, appointments and meetings related to rivercruise, which represents half of the global business.

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September 13, 2011 in Events, Trade Fairs & Business. 1 comment

May 6-8, it’s time for Hafengeburtstag: the Port Festival in Hamburg

May 6-8, it’s time for Hafengeburtstag: the Port Festival in Hamburg

For over 800 years, during the first weekend of May, the city of Hamburg has been celebrating the birthday of its port. This is a great opportunity to see parades of sailing ships from all times and boats from around the world.

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April 29, 2011 in Festivals & Concerts, Leisure.

Hamburg: between April 16 and 17, the long night of museums

Hamburg: between April 16 and 17, the long night of museums

The Long Night of Museums will be held in Hamburg also this year. The exhibition spaces with art collections will be open to the public from 5 pm of Saturday, April 16 to 10 am of Sunday 17th.

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March 7, 2011 in Exhibitions & Museums, Leisure. 2 comments

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