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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.

© Elbphilharmonie Hamburg

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.

© Jan Schugardt/Hamburg Cruise Days

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.

© HOCHBAHN

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.

© Hamburg Marketing GmbH / Statista GmbH

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

© Jörg Modrow

Hamburg, 29 May 2019 - Over the coming days, Hamburg will be transformed into “Rotary City” as more than 25,000 Rotary members from around the globe will be getting together in Hamburg from 1 to 5 June 2019 for the annual international meeting.

© Hamburg Marketing GmbH, Shafeeq

Hamburg, 09/05/2019 – This year’s Online Marketing Rockstars (OMR) Festival saw the first awards presentation of the new Future Hamburg Award. With Heptasense (Lisbon, Portugal), LignoPure (Hamburg) and Humanising Autonomy (London, UK) on the winner’s rostrum, the new award was bestowed on startup teams from three leading entrepreneurial hubs in Europe.

© MOIA GmbH

Hamburg, 16/04/2019 – This week the new ride pooling service of MOIA, the newest company of the Volkswagen Group, is being launched in Hamburg. Up to 500 electric vehicles will be available across Germany’s second largest city. With the start of this trail-blazing mobility service Hamburg is assuming the leading position in eco-friendly ride pooling on the European continent.