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At WindEnergy Hamburg the business development organisations of Bremen, Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Niedersachsen, and Schleswig-Holstein have joined forces to form the green hydrogen initiative HY-5.

Hamburg, 07 September 2020 – As the world’s first music festival of its size, this year’s Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg will be held despite the pandemic.

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Hamburg, 12 August 2020 (HHT) – This coming Monday, 17 August, the music city of Hamburg will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and Pete Best appearing live on stage as “The Beatles”.

Hamburg, 27 July 2020 - On 17 August 1960, five young lads from Liverpool made their very first public appearance as “The Beatles” – live on stage at the Indra in Hamburg. In the following two years, they would lay the foundations for their global career in the live clubs of St Pauli, Hamburg’s infamous red-light district at the time. This summer, Hamburg will be celebrating the Beatles’ 60th anniversary with a dedicated event: the grand “Stream & Shout” show on 17 August 2020.

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Hamburg, 26 May 2020 (HHT) – In joyful anticipation of a time when concert performances at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg can once again take place in front of an audience, Hamburg’s world-class concert hall has today released a video featuring this iconic building making music itself.

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Hamburg, 16 September 2019 - More than 500.000 visitors partied this weekend in Hamburg / Germany during the 7th Hamburg Cruise Days. With a record number of twelve participating cruise liners, the event is the biggest public cruise festival in the world.

© Hamburg Cruise Days / Christian Lietzmann

Hamburg, 3 September 2019 (HHT) – Hamburg’s love for cruise-related and maritime events of all kinds will reach its peak between 13 and 15 September, when, during the 7th Hamburg Cruise Days, the city’s port will be setting the stage for the cruise industry and cruise fans alike.

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Hamburg, 31 July 2019 - It’s here – the new minibus for HEAT (Hamburg Electric Autonomous Transportation), Germany’s unique research and development project to integrate an autonomous shuttle bus into regular street traffic. Five meters long, weighing just under three tons, powered emission-free with electricity: The minibus will provide space for up to ten passengers traveling through Hamburg’s HafenCity as of mid-2020.

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Hamburg, 9. Juni 2019 – This weekend, the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg has cleared the 10 million mark in the number of visitors to the Plaza.