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The stage at the Bregenzer Festspiele. Photo: © Kecko
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 August. TEXT: THOMAS SCHROERS
Bregenz Festival (until 20 August) Known around the world, Bregenz’s lake stage is renowned for its one-of-a-kind setting and high-quality theatre productions. For 2017, the programme includes the opera Carmen, Moses in Egypt by Gioachino Rossini and several orchestral concerts. www.bregenzerfestspiele.com
Sali Muller Exhibition, Chemnitz (29 July – 14 September) Current works of the object and installation artist Sali Muller will be displayed in Chemnitz at the e.artis gallery for contemporary art. Under the theme ‘Blackout’, Muller dives deep into the perception patterns of her audience. www.e-artis.de
Wine Festival Düsseldorf (3 – 6 August) Part of the series ‘WineSummer’ that tours around Germany all summer long, the Wine Festival in Düsseldorf is a showcase for winegrowers from the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Around 600 individual wineries will present their products and, of course, visitors will get a chance to taste all of them. www.weinsommer.de
Cranger Kirmes, Herne (3 – 13 August) The largest festival in the Ruhr area is the Cranger Kirmes. This year, at the beginning of August, it will take place for the 582nd time. As Issue 53 | August 2017 | 113
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