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June 25th: Hannover, the second turn of the International Fireworks Competition

June 25th: Hannover, the second turn of the International Fireworks Competition

The annual fireworks competition, held in the Herrenhausen gardens of Hanover, has started in May, with the Sweden performance. On June 25, it will be up to France, then Spain on August 27, Austria on September 10 and Mexico on September 24. During the days of the competition, the Herrenhausen Gardens, in the north-east of the city, are occupied by a great festival, with any sort of stalls, shows and concerts. Tickets to watch the fireworks cost between 15 and 19 €.

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May 20, 2011 in Events, Leisure.

June 11 to 26: Classical Music in Potsdam at the Castle of Sanssouci

June 11 to 26: Classical Music in Potsdam at the Castle of Sanssouci

The Potsdam Music Festival is a traditional appointment held in the magnificent setting of the park of Sanssouci Palace and other locations of the city. The theme for the 2011 festival is ” Saxon Splendor in the and Prussian Glory.”

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May 17, 2011 in Events, Festivals & Concerts.

June 24 to 26 – the Elbhangfest in Dresden

June 24 to 26 – the Elbhangfest in Dresden

During the last weekend of June, as every year, on the banks of the river Elbe near Dresden, in the section between Loschwitz and Pillnitz, takes place Elbhangfest. Over 200 events of music, theater, cultural debates and markets, in the background of the magnificent hills that border the great river.

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May 13, 2011 in Events, Leisure. 3 comments

May: time for Cinema in Stuttgart and Oberhausen

May: time for Cinema in Stuttgart and Oberhausen

The 18th edition of the International Festival of Animated Film (Internationales Trickfilm-Festival Stuttgart), will be inaugurated in Stuttgart on May 3, while in Oberhausen, 30 kilometers north of Düsseldorf, there will be the 57th edition of the International Short Film Festival (Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen).

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April 26, 2011 in Events, Leisure. 6 comments

In Munich, the Auer Dult fair in May, August and October

In Munich, the Auer Dult fair in May, August and October

Three times a year, on Munich’s Mariahilfplatz, a great festival is held since 1300. The Auer Dult is a traditional market characterized by the presence of stalls of small objects, antiques, used clothing, crafts and local foods.

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April 19, 2011 in Events, Leisure. 8 comments

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