Discover Germany, Issue 55, October 2017

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Discover Germany  |  Culture  |  Culture Calendar

Anuga trade fair. Photo: © Koelnmesse GmbH, Hanne Engwald

and companies will participate. Where are your running shoes?

Day of German Unity Celebrations, Berlin (3 October) The Day of German Unity is Germany’s national holiday. It commemorates the German reunification when the former GDR officially joined the Federal Republic of Germany in 1990 and is celebrated with a festival around the Brandenburg Gate. Numerous stages host live concerts and there are plenty of street food stalls.

Rocky Horror Picture Show, Cologne (3 - 21 October) From 3 to 21 October, the Musical Dome hosts the well-known ‘bad, bizarre and bloody brilliant’ musical Rocky Horror Picture Show by Richard O’Brien. ‘No matter what or who you are’, this will be an unforgettable trip to the Frankenstein place not to be missed.

Schubertiade, Hohenems (5 – 8 October) Widely considered the world’s number one Schubert festival, the annual Schubertiade brings international audiences to Austria’s Hohenems. An absolute must for Schubert fans in particular and classical music lovers in general.

The Heinrich Schütz musical festival in Dresden’s Frauenkirche. Photo: © Heinrich Schütz Musikfest, Photo: Mathias Marx

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