Thursday, March 30, 2017

Destination Germany: Top 100 Attractions Revealed

October 22, 2016 by  
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Miniature Wonderland Hamburg tops the list of the 100 most popular attractions for international visitors to Germany. Heidelberg Castle and Old Quarter are in second place and Europa-Park in Rust, last year’s winner, takes third. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has been asking international visitors on its website, www.germany.travel about their favorite attractions since […]

Hamburg Ranked as Tenth Most Livable City

August 29, 2016 by  
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Despite the movement of more than ten cities in Western Europe dropping in the rankings, Germany’s Hamburg has been ranked by The Economist Intelligence Unit as one of the ten most liveable cities. Hamburg increased its index number and this year ranks among cities such as Melbourne, Vancouver, and Helsinki. To combat the problem of […]

NY: Oliwia Biela from Hamburg to Exhibit in New York this July!

July 11, 2016 by  
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July 14, 2016 – July 28, 2016 – 6 – 8 PM Chelsea’s Agora Gallery will feature the original work of Zlotow-born Hamburg-based artist Oliwia Biela in  Dynamic Visions. The exhibition opens on July 8th, 2016 and runs through July 28th, 2016 with an opening reception on July 14th, from 6 – 8PM. Any art […]

Easter Bonfires in Hamburg & Northern Germany

March 28, 2016 by  
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March 28, 2016 Easter bonfires are one of the most common Easter customs in Germany. Their origins can be traced back as a custom to the 16th century, but likely actually date back to pre-Christian times. The light from the fire symbolically represents the driving out of winter and the coming of warmth and spring. The […]

NY: Max Weber Guest Lectures 2016 – Futures of the European Union

March 8, 2016 by  
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Max Weber Guest Lectures 2016 March 11, 2016 – 6 PM Deutsches Haus at NYU and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at NYU present a talk by Reinhard Merkel, Professor of Criminal Law and Philosophy of Law at the University of Hamburg, on “Democratic Interventionism: Syria and the ‘Refugee Crisis’.” The event will […]

Remembering Helmut Schmidt (1918 – 2015)

November 28, 2015 by  
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Germany is mourning the loss of the iconic Helmut Schmidt, who served as German Chancellor from 1974 to 1982. He passed away Tuesday, Novemb er 10, 2015, in Hamburg at the age of 96. Enlarge imaHelmut Schmidt was known as the Chancellor during times of crisis but also for leadership that laid the groundwork for […]

Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall to Open January 2017

May 7, 2015 by  
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Hamburg’s new Herzog & de Meuron-designed concert hall is poised to become city’s new landmark building, and a major cultural and architectural attraction. Hamburg’s long anticipated new concert hall and cultural landmark, the Elbphilharmonie, is scheduled to open on January 11, 2017, it was announced by the Hamburg Senate. Preceding the inception of the concert […]

Hamburg is Germany’s nominee for the 2024 Olympic Games

April 14, 2015 by  
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Hamburg / Los Angeles, March 22, 2015 – The General Assembly of the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) has voted in favor of Hamburg as the official German nominee for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The northern German city of Hamburg prevailed over Berlin and aims to present games with short distances, on the […]

IL: Brückenschlagen! Building Bridges (Friendship between Chicago and Hamburg)

August 31, 2014 by  
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September 2 – September 30 – The open air Exhibition “Brückenschlagen! Building Bridges” on Two North Riverside Plaza shows 24 historic and contemporary photographies of bridges in Chicago and Hamburg. Bridges are of enormous importance for both cities’ economy and trade. Hamburg, with over 2.500 bridges, has more bridges than any city in Europe and Chicago […]

Wolfsheim – Kein Zurück

January 22, 2012 by  
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Kein Weg zurück Weißt du noch, wie’s war? Kinderzeit – wunderbar: Die Welt ist bunt und schön. Bis du irgendwann begreifst, Dass nicht jeder Abschied heißt, Es gibt auch ein Wiedersehen. Immer vorwärts. Schritt um Schritt. Es geht kein Weg zurück. Was jetzt ist, wird nie mehr ungeschehen. Die Zeit läuft uns davon. Was getan […]

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