Düsseldorf News - Winter is coming...


Lunes, 15 Octubre de 2012 a las 16:47:34

Enviado por REMO

With a wealth of great events coming up, we can look forward to a truly golden autumn.

Highlights for the coming months include the New Fall Festival, the Gossip concert, and first-class exhibitions of works by Paul Klee and Andreas Gursky. Then from the end of November, we can once again enjoy burnt almonds and mulled wine at the Christmas Market.

We look forward to your visit.

EVENTS


Cirque du Soleil: Corteo


The Canadian circus Cirque du Soleil will be presenting its world-famous show, Corteo, in Düsseldorf from 18th October to 11th November. 62 artists from 20 countries will perform a mix of acrobatics and theatre. Fall under the spell of this imaginary world filled with fun and spontaneity…more


"Düsseldorf Christmas Market - A Winter Wonderland"


From 22nd November to 23rd December, Düsseldorf city centre will once again be transformed into a real winter wonderland. Atmospheric lighting, lovingly decorated huts, and the aroma of burnt almonds and mulled wine are guaranteed to put every visitor in a Christmas mood. Enjoy the run-up to Christmas and take a stroll through one of Germany’s most beautiful Christmas markets...more




"Jingle bells, jingle bells..." guided tour


Would you like to take a stroll through Düsseldorf Altstadt (Old Town) during the pre-Christmas period, and also find out more about the city’s history? From 23rd November (Fridays and Saturdays at 4:00 p.m.) you can join one of our well-informed tour guides and explore the city. You can look forward to a two-hour walk through Düsseldorf’s Altstadt at night, with mulled wine and tasty Christmas baking to end off the tour…more



Our insider tip for night owls


Once darkness had fallen, he ensured peace and quiet on the streets – the Night Watchman. Kitted out with a halberd, lantern and a broad-brimmed hat, he went off on his nocturnal rounds. Starting in October, on Saturdays we are offering visitors the opportunity to accompany the Night Watchman on his patrol of the city. Discover how people lived in those days, and who crept through the streets under cover of darkness...more



ART & CULTURE


New Fall Festival


Thirteen acts from indie pop to electronic music will perform at the 2nd New Fall Festival in Düsseldorf from 3rd to 7th October. To ensure that the location was just as good as the quality of the music, two impressive venues have been chosen. The artists, including “Caligola” and “Stabil Elite” will take to the stage at the Robert-Schumann-Saal and the Tonhalle...more




Yin Xiuzhen


One of China’s leading artists will present her sculptural works and installations, which engage with transformation processes, at the Kunsthalle in Düsseldorf from 15th December 2012 to 17th February 2013. Yin Xiuzhen has already had very well-received shows at the 2007 Venice Biennale, and at the MoMA New York in 2010…more




"Rankin - Show Off"


The “Rankin – Show Off” exhibition being staged in conjunction with the fashion and lifestyle company, Breuninger, is the first comprehensive museum exhibition for one of the most influential beauty and celebrity photographers. The impressive photo collection that includes pictures of Kate Moss, Heidi Klum, The Rolling Stones, Beth Ditto and David Bowie, may still be seen at the NRW Forum Düsseldorf until 13th January 2013…more


Other exhibition highlights


This autumn, apart from the “Yin Xiuzhen” and “Rankin – Show Off” exhibitions, Düsseldorf also presents further highlights with “Andreas Gursky. Neue Arbeiten" (New Works) at the Museum Kunstpalast (until 13.01.2013) and “100 x Paul Klee. Paintings and their Stories” at the Kunstsammlung (until 10.02.2013). Avail of our attractive hotel packages for both exhibitions, and enjoy a relaxed visit…more




ROCK/POP/CLASSIC




Madness


This ska band truly lives up to its name at its live gigs. The band achieved fame in the 1980s with its so-called “nutty sound”, a mix of ska, punk and pop which became its trademark. The band will be performing at the Stahlwerk on 26th October...more




Gossip


This band is without a doubt one of the most expressive on the current music scene. It has already had worldwide success with its last album “Music For Men” and the single “Heavy Cross”. The band brought out its new album “A Joyful Noise” in May, and will be going on a major German tour in November. The American trio will rock the Mitsubishi Electric Halle in Düsseldorf on 13th November...more


David Guetta


“Nothing but the beat” is David Guetta’s promise for his new tour. His album of the same name contains one classy remix after the other – be it with “non-stop hitmaker” Flo Rida, or rapper Nicki Minaj. The king of electronic music will be raising a storm at the ISS Dome on 15th December…more




Don Giovanni


Mozart’s classic opera will be staged at Düsseldorf’s Opera House on 7th December. Sung in Italian, with German surtitles, this work is also a delight for opera novices. There will be six performances before Christmas. Those who are still looking for just the right Christmas present might like to book a ticket for one of the eight performances after Christmas…more




SPORTS


German Standard & Latin Dance Championship


The dance floor at the Castello Düsseldorf will be put to the test on 10th November when the eight best teams in the top Standard and Latin German dance leagues do battle for the championship title. Tickets can be ordered online and the event begins at 2:00 p.m...more




Gymmotion


Book your tickets now for the artistic gymnastics event of the year. You will be able to marvel at the “Artistic Stars” on 1st December. Audiences are promised a breathtaking spectacle with a colourful mix of breakdance, acrobatics, trampolining and dance. “STARS” promises to make the impossible possible...=events_info&tx_bpdticket_pi1[id]=143534]more


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