Kick-off of “Year of German-American Friendhsip”

All events are for the public with free admission

Saturday, Oct 6th (official German-American Day)

Athenaeum “Das Deutsche Haus,” 401 E Michigan St. Indianapolis, IN 46204

2 – 5 pm Information tables of various organisations; photo backdrops with German costumes from North to South, Grand Kellersaal Ballroom

2 – 3 pm Presentation by Rainer Robra, Minister of State and Culture of Sachsen-Anhalt “Saxony-Anhalt: At the Center of European Cultural and Contemporary History” and Dr. Claudia Perren “100 years of Bauhaus: Awakenings;” Accordion Trio “fisarmonica” from Sachsen-Anhalt, Theatre

3 – 4 pm Talk “German Immigration and Settlement in the Midwest” by Don Heinrich Tolzmann, Cincinnati, Damenverein room

4 – 4:45 pm Duo Thomas Günther (piano) and Herbert Quelle (harmonica), Theatre

4:45 –5:45 pm Panel on sister city relationships in practice, Damenverein room

5:45 – 6:45 pm Monika Herzig Quintet, Theatre

8:30 – 11 pm Show by German Light Artists URBANSCREEN – www.urbanscreen.com

Façade of the Athenaeum “Das Deutsche Haus”