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April, 2011
Gasometer Oberhausen'Magical Places' at the Gasometer in Oberhausen
From: 08 Apr, 2011   To: 30 Dec, 2011

Seven wonders were known in the ancient world. Today, UNESCO recognises more than 900 world heritage sites: masterpieces of architecture built by man and phenomenal monuments of nature. 'Magical places' such as these are the subject of an exhibition at the Gasometer in Oberhausen. At the centre of the Gasometer is a towering 'rainforest tree', 40 metres tall, which forms part of a dramatic light and sound installation created especially for the exhibition.

Gasometer Oberhausen
copyright dpajazzahead!
From: 28 Apr, 2011   To: 01 May, 2011

The jazzahead! fair at Bremen Exhibition Centre is an international forum for jazz aficionados. More than 170 exhibitors will be represented at the event. There will be CDs, sheet music, records and instruments to browse for, buy or just to enjoy on the day. At the jazzahead! conference, fans can expect a whole host of entertainment, information and opportunities for discussion. Photo exhibitions, film screenings, workshops and concerts round off the festival programme.

copyright picture alliance / Sven SimonEuropean Championships in Artistic Gymnastics
From: 04 Apr, 2011   To: 10 Apr, 2011

At the European Championships in Artistic Gymnastics of men and women in Berlin more than 280 top athletes from 39 nations will fight for a total of twelve titles.

TURN-EM Berlin 2011
From: 14 Apr, 2011   To: 17 Apr, 2011

At the GARTEN trade fair in Stuttgart visitors can find fresh spring ideas, seas of flowers, special show gardens and plant shows . There are garden bazaars, exotic orchid shows and lots of gardening tips in the forum and flower power at the floristry workshops.

March, 2011
copyright NuernbergMesse/Frank Boxlerembedded world
From: 01 Mar, 2011   To: 03 Mar, 2011

The embedded world Exhibition & Conference in Nuremberg, Germany, is the world´s biggest exhibition of its kind and the meeting-place of the international embedded community.

embedded world
copyright 2011 Messe Berlin GmbHITB Berlin 2011
From: 09 Mar, 2011   To: 13 Mar, 2011

From 9 to 13 March 2011, exhibitors will be gathering in Berlin for the ITB – the leading annual trade fair for the global travel industry – to discuss current trends and developments in the tourism sector. All segments of the tourism industry will be represented at this one location, allowing trade professionals and members of the public to obtain information about all global destinations.

ITB Berlin
copyright dpa CeBIT
From: 01 Mar, 2011   To: 05 Mar, 2011

CeBIT is the world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications solutions for home and work environments. The key target groups are users from industry, the wholesale/retail sector, skilled trades, banks, the service sector, government agencies, science and all users passionate about technology.

copyright Leipziger BuchmesseLeipzig Book Fair
From: 17 Mar, 2011   To: 20 Mar, 2011

Until 1945, Germany’s most important book fair was held in Leipzig. Since German reunification in 1990, the Leipzig Book Fair has again become a direct rival to its sister event, the Frankfurt Book Fair. It has now regained its rightful place as an important public fair focusing on the encounter between author and reader. The Leipzig Book Fair is also open to non-trade visitors.

Leipzig Book Fair
Photo by Rene Tillmann / Messe DuesseldorfProWein - the International wine fair
From: 27 Mar, 2011   To: 29 Mar, 2011

ProWein is the trade fair that brings together the international wine and spirits sector. Under the motto 'To Another Great Year' more than 3,500 suppliers will come together in Düsseldorf in 2011.

Copyright ColourboxHeidelberg International Spring Music Festival
From: 19 Mar, 2011   To: 17 Apr, 2011

The 15th international 'Heidelberg Spring' music festival is set to attract tens of thousands of visitors to around 80 concerts, featuring famous names such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard.

heidelberger frühling
Photo J. Badura, Köln/Festkomitee Kölner KarnevalCologne carnival
From: 03 Mar, 2011   To: 09 Mar, 2011

D’r Zoch kütt! (the parade is coming) – when the streets resound to this traditional cheer during carnival season it means the excitement of the crowd is about to hit fever pitch. Spectators line the routes in their thousands for the parades of the schools and city quarters ("Schull- und Veedelszöch") when dozens of processions march through Cologne's city centre on the Sunday before Lent, and more than a million turn out every year to watch the Rose Monday carnival procession.

Cologne Carnival
February, 2011
copyright picture alliance / united archivesWomen in Jazz
From: 07 Feb, 2011   To: 13 Feb, 2011

The sixth edition of the international jazz festival Women in Jazz is being held from 7 to 13 February 2011. This year’s festival will again offer a highly varied programme and impressive jazz moments with prominent national and international jazz musicians.

Women in Jazz
copyright dpaAlpine Ski World Championship
From: 07 Feb, 2011   To: 20 Feb, 2011

This year, the Alpine Ski World Championship is being held in Germany again for the first time in 33 years. Representatives of the participating countries will be competing in the following disciplines: the slalom, the giant slalom, the Super-G, the downhill competition and the Alpine combination and team events. Featured alongside the competition categories are the Olympic event and a cultural supporting programme under the heading “Festival in the Snow”.

copyright Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Jean-Luc ValentinAmbiente
From: 11 Feb, 2011   To: 15 Feb, 2011

More than 4,000 exhibitors from some 90 countries will be at the Ambiente trade fair in Frankfurt, presenting fresh ideas, high-quality products, successful trends and new tips for giving and living. The Dining section features tabletop, kitchen, houseware and indulgence products. The Giving section is devoted to the colourful world of giving and decorating, while Living showcases the exclusive world of living, decorating and interior design. The fair is open to trade visitors only.

copyright NürnbergMesse/Thomas GeigerBioFach
From: 16 Feb, 2011   To: 19 Feb, 2011

BioFach, the leading World Organic Trade Fair, is held in tandem with Vivaness, the top Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care and Wellness, and also incorporates the world’s biggest trade fair for organic wines. This year, BioFach will once again offer organic products manufacturers and dealers an information and marketing platform. In addition, the fair will feature more than 100 events at which organics experts will provide information on current trends and developments in their respective specialty areas.

copyright ColourboxTanzolymp - International childrens' dance competition
From: 16 Feb, 2011   To: 20 Feb, 2011

During three days 500 young dancers in between 10 and 21 years of age from 29 different countries compete in a dancing competition. The competitions are categorised into classical-, neoclassical-, modern-, folk- and pop dance and can be performed as solo, as a duo or in groups.

Tanzolymp 2011