Discover Germany, Issue 39, June 2016

Page 94

Culture Calendar Save the date as there are plenty of great events scheduled for the weeks to come. From music festivals and exciting exhibitions to fantastic sport events and social highlights, Discover Germany’s Culture Calendar is your perfect guide to what not to miss in June. TEXT: INA FRANK

Freilichtspiele (open air theatre), Schwäbisch Hall (29 May – 26 August) When thinking of theatre, one usually has a picture of a stage with curtains in mind. However, in Schwäbisch Hall the venue is different: the performances take place on the church’s stairs. The motto of this year’s edition is ‘Rebels and insurgents’ and visitors can look forward to Shakespeare’s Much Ado About 94 | Issue 39 | June 2016

Nothing or Jesus Christ Superstar amongst many others. www.freilichtspiele-hall.de Rock am Ring/Rock im Park, Mendig and Nuremberg (3 – 5 June) The annual partner festivals bring the big names of the international music scene to Germany. This year, the line-up features renowned bands

like the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath and Volbeat. www.rock-am-ring.com www.rock-im-park.com Yodeling festival of the canton Bern, Steffisburg (3 – 5 June) This festival makes Swiss traditions come alive. About 2,500 yodellers, alphorn blowers and