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Germany Week in Chicago

April 18, 2019

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Wunderbar Together’s official roadshow, The PopUp Tour, combines an impressive cultural tent with mobile presentations, entertainment, and engaging educational programming. From April 26 to May 5, in collaboration with Germany Week, Wunderbar Together is bringing the PopUp Tour to its first stop in Chicago’s Daley Plaza (50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602).

Germany Week features concerts, food stations, sports and film screenings, as well as interactive activities in arts, language, engineering, science, and more! You can get in touch with your inner sommelier at the ticketed wine festival, but all other Germany Week events are free and open to the public. Check out the program below!

The Wunderbar Together PopUp Tour partners are BASF, BMW Group, Siemens AG, Bayer AG, Daimler AG, Evonik Industries, SAP, Schaeffler, Allianz, Merck KGaA, Lufthansa and Lanxess.

Dates and Hours

Friday, April 26 to Sunday, May 5, 2019

Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 7:00pm

Friday: 11:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday: 11:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday: 11:00am – 6:00pm

*Special event times for Wine Fests and Bundesliga Soccer Live Streams

Program

Friday, April 26

5:00-8:00pm: Opening Ceremony

4:30-8:30pm: Wine Fest

5:30-7:30pm: The Phenix Trio

6:30-7:30pm: Food Photo Vernissage “Mmm!” by Jürgen Teller

Saturday, April 27

8:30-10:30am: Bundesliga Soccer Live Stream

11:00am-12:00pm: Judith Heineman & Amy Lowe: Grimms Fairytales

2:00-3:30pm: Live Blues Music Concert

4:00-5:30pm: Talk on Blues Perception in Europe

6:00-7:30pm: Boogie Woogie Pianist Frank Muschalle

8:00-10:00pm: Movie Screening: The Soul of a Man

Offsite Event: Blues Heaven Foundation Event

Sunday, April 28

11:00am-12:00pm: Judith Heineman & Amy Lowe: Grimms Fairytales

12:00-12:30pm: Science is Fun!

2:00-3:00pm: Kids’ Science Slam

4:00-5:30pm: Florian Lochner & Alice Klock: Dance Performance

Monday, April 29

11:00am-12:00pm: Navigating Refugee Experience

12:30-1:00pm: Science is Fun!

1:30-2:00pm: Science is Fun!

2:30-3:00pm: Science is Fun!

3:30-4:00pm: Intercultural Workshops

4:00-4:30pm: Peek into German

6:00-7:00pm: Science Slam: Policult / German-American Fulbright

Tuesday, April 30

9:00-10:00am: Workshop “Discover Design – Discover Bauhaus”

12:00-12:30pm: The Chorus of the German International School Chicago

12:30-4:00pm: Work Awesome Conference

6:00-7:00pm: Jazz Trio: Der Lange Schatten

Wednesday, May 1

12:00-1:00pm: Circus Mojo Performance

12:00-2:00pm: SAP Sponsor Event: Changing the World one Goal at a Time: Launch of a Citizens Agenda for the SDGs at Germany Week

4:00-5:00pm: Allianz Sponsor Event: Panel on Climate Change and Sustainable Investment

Thursday, May 2

10:30-11:00am: Peek into German

12:00-1:00pm: Circus Mojo Performance

12:00-2:00pm: SAP Sponsor Event: Changing the World one Goal at a Time: Launch of a Citizens Agenda for the SDGs at Germany Week

4:00-6:00pm: Siemens Sponsor Event: Getting Ready for the Digital Age – A Discussion on How to Digitally Skill Workforce

Friday, May 3

11:00-12:00am: Hessischer Rundfunk/Mobility of the Future

1:00-2:00pm: Lessons from Weimar Germany

4:30-8:30pm: Wine Fest

6:00-8:00pm: Musical Tour Through Germany (Alpine Thunder)

Saturday, May 4

8:30-10:30am: Bundesliga Soccer Live Stream: Bayern Munich vs. Hannover 96

10:30-1:15pm: Bundesliga Soccer Live Stream: Werder Bremen vs. BVB Dortmund

2:00-3:00pm: Florian Lochner & Alice Klock: Dance Performance

3:30-4:00pm: Peek into German

4:00-4:30pm: Intercultural Workshop

4:30-5:00pm: Peek into German

4:30-8:30pm: Wine Fest

6:30-7:30pm: Piano Battle

Sunday, May 5

4:00-6:00pm: Piano Battle & Closing Ceremony

To learn more about this exciting event and to view the full agenda, visit www.germanyweek.org.

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