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Reeperbahn Festival Hamburg – talents, trends & trade

Talents – featuring tomorrow’s music acts

In terms of music, the Reeperbahn Festival largely focusses on international newcomers who often present themselves for the first time in front of a German audience and the European music scene. This year’s festival will be featuring e.g. Rhonda from Hamburg, who has become known as “the German Amy Winehouse”.

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350 år Altona: Fra dansk by til multietnisk bydel

Længe var Altona dansk, i dag har Hamborgs multietniske bydel et både nordtysk og meget internationalt præg. Den 23. august fejrer Altona sit 350. jubilæum og kan se tilbage på en spændende og meget omskiftelig historie. Indtil 1864 var Altona Danmarks andenstørste by, der med sine dygtige købmænd og håndværkere stod i et udpræget konkurrenceforhold til sin umiddelbare nabo, hansestaden Hamborg.

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Ny app guider rundt til 1.500 seværdigheder i Hamborg

Den nye "Hamburg Tourismus App" til Smartphones, der fungerer både som digital rejseguide og interaktiv rejseledsager, gør det nemt og bekvemt og endnu mere spændende at rejse til den nordtyske kultur- og havneby.

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Hamburg Cruise Days 2014: 600,000 visitors celebrated the European cruise event of the year

This weekend the Port of Hamburg / Germany celebrated its forth Cruise Days Festival with a spectacular cruise ship parade. The art project “Blue Port” and more than 600.000 visitors turned Europe´s second biggest port into a worldwide unique maritime stage and offered unusual views of the maritime metropolis and its waterfront. 

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Vienna ahoy! Hamburg spectacularly drops its anchor in the River Danube

From the Elbe to the Danube: “Vienna ahoy! Hamburg is coming.” This is the title of a spectacular project during which Hamburg will present itself in the old town of Vienna, Austria, between 1 and 3 August 2014. The project begins with the launching of an oversized paper ship that has a length of 14 metres and a height of 5 metres.

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Världens första city-Ikea öppnar i Hamburg

Billy, Ivar eller Malm – nu behöver inte längre befolkningen i den nordtyska metropolen Hamburg åka till utkanten av staden för att handla på Ikea. Efter en byggtid på ungefär två år invigdes i Hamburg-Altona förra måndagen, den 30 juni, världens första Ikea-filial som ligger mitt i en storstad.

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Leading international trade fair WindEnergy strengthens Hamburg`s position as the European wind energy capital

At yesterday’s advanced press conference, the “Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH” presented the WindEnergy as a showcase for all internationally active companies as well as current and emerging national markets.

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Hamburg’s entrepreneurs enter the world’s premiere league for startups

On Sunday, Hamburg’s commitment to the SXSW Interactive Festival obviously paid off: in the “German SXSW Startup Engine”, the two Hamburg startups TripRebel and Minubo won the pitch in their respective fields, i.e. travel and e-commerce. Furthermore, the medical startup Sonormed is bringing home the Grand Prize in the “Digital Health & Life Sciences Technologies” category of this high-profile startup competition.

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