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A new international magazine is making its debut in Hamburg: gentle rain – and other reasons to love Hamburg is Hamburg’s first English-language city magazine. Jointly initiated by Hamburg Marketing GmbH and the editorial and design agency Die Brueder, this new magazine is mainly targeted at guests, potential new residents and other interested parties from abroad.

I sommar blir hansestaden till ett festivalområde för konstälskare, rockare och familjer med Balettdagarna i Hamburg, Internationell sommarfestival på Kampnagel, MS DOCKVILLE, A Summer’s Tale och Festspelen i Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Balletdage, international sommerfestival på Kampnagel, MS DOCKVILLE, A Summer’s Tale, klassisk musikfestival i Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – om sommeren bliver Hamborg til en festivalzone for kunstelskere, rockfans og familier.

Under två dygn i september byter Göteborg skepnad och förvandlas till ett Hamburg i miniatyr, fullt med attraktioner för alla åldrar och intressen – från mat och musik till utomhusbio, tredimensionell konst och sjömän i storformat.

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The wait is over: following on from the sales launch of subscriptions, now also individual tickets for the first season of concerts at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg are available to purchase. Tickets can be bought online or ordered by telephone.

German cruise company AIDA Cruises took the opportunity to present its newest fleet member at the 827. PORT ANNIVERSARY, the AIDAprima, in this stunning setting in the Port of Hamburg. With the spectacular christening ceremony and the impressive AIDA-fireworks it has been the perfect backdrop and the grand finale of the 827. PORT ANNIVERSARY HAMBURG on Saturday evening.

Hamburg/Los Angeles, May 6, 2016 - The clock is ticking: on January 11 and 12, 2017 the new landmark of the Hanseatic city of Hamburg, the Elbphilharmonie concert hall will celebrate its grand opening. Seats for the two opening concerts in the spectacular new concert hall on the river Elbe are highly coveted and not available on the free market. But the good news is: 1,000 exclusive tickets will be given away in a raffle.

Hamburg, May 4th, 2016 (HHT) – This coming weekend, the north German city of Hamburg is once again hosting the world’s biggest port festival. The 827th PORT ANNIVERSARY will be held from 5 to 8 May – with a four-day programme, and 300 ships and sea-faring vessels that will set the perfect scene on the River Elbe and in the port and attract more than 1.5 million visitors.

On 11 and 12 January 2017, the grand opening of the Elbphilharmonie adds a one-of-a-kind concert hall to Hamburg and unveils a new symbol for the Hanseatic city. Today Christoph Lieben-Seutter, General and Artistic Director of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle, together with Hamburg’s First Mayor Olaf Scholz, announced the programme for the 2016/17 concert season of both venues.The programme of the very first season that will be played at the concert hall by the Elbe will be top-class, multifaceted and open for everyone.

The northern German city of Hamburg will be presenting with the “HafenCity Hamburg” the full spectrum of successful, urban, sustainable and innovative city development at the MIPIM international real estate fair in Cannes.