Karlsruhe – Music for Europe Day

Karlsruhe marked Europe Day with a performance of Ode to Joy from the city’s balconies and windows. Four musicians of the Karlsruhe City Youth Orchestra at the town hall, members of the Badische Staatskapelle at the Baden State Theater and five groups in different locations in the Grötzingen district supported this expression instrumentally. A simultaneous … Continue reading Karlsruhe – Music for Europe Day

Karlsruhe – Indian summer days

Representatives from Karlsruhe recently spoke online with city partners in India about ongoing smart city initatives. They are especially exchanging on post-COVID19 recovery plans. In addition, the cultural festival ‘India Summer Days’, which celebrates the German-Indian partnership will take place in a digitally adapted version: whether cooking, dance classes or yoga online – the main … Continue reading Karlsruhe – Indian summer days

Karlsruhe – Standing together on Europe Day

Ahead of Europe Day, Karlsruhe is asking its citizens to submit short, creative videos on the theme of ‘Karlsruhe in Europe: We stand together!’ replacing the planned outdoor event. On Europe Day itself, everybody is invited to perform the European anthem from their windows or balconies – other cities across Europe are welcome to join … Continue reading Karlsruhe – Standing together on Europe Day

Karlsruhe – Local support

Karlsruhe has set up the platform #supportyourlocals enabling people to shop locally. Deliveries are done by bike or, for longer distances, by post. While keeping business alive, the UNESCO City of Media Arts offers a digital cultural programme to keep people engaged, as well as the ZKM Center of Media Arts, and numerous museums and … Continue reading Karlsruhe – Local support

Karlsruhe – Cross-border cooperation

Eurodistrict PAMINA, the European cross-border cooperation, provides an online updated overview of country-specific measures to answer questions posed by people travelling between France, Germany and Switzerland. Because of its geographical position and its role in PAMINA, Karlsruhe is promoting and coordinating this cross-border cooperation. Read more here and here (in French), and here and here … Continue reading Karlsruhe – Cross-border cooperation

A Special Europe Day – Cities sing together in solidarity

“Our Europe stands for togetherness and solidarity across borders, also and especially in times of global crisis” – that’s the message of European city leaders for Europe Day on 9 May 2020. In a joint video message, mayors of 14 European cities call for solidarity and emphasise the role of cities which are working together … Continue reading A Special Europe Day – Cities sing together in solidarity