At this year’s Federal Government Open House in Berlin, more than 12,000 visitors were able to tour the German Foreign Office’s headquarters in central Berlin, attend a forum with Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, and take part in fun activities related to foreign policy. Visitors to the Open House each wrote a note describing what #WunderbarTogether meant to them.
This year, as a part of Wunderbar Together, a group of 14 junior firefighters and 3 supervisors from the Jugendfeuerwehr Haverlah in Lower Saxony, Germany joined their American counterparts for Camp Fahrenheit 516 in Nassau County, New York.
Detroit-based artist Bree Gant brought her installation, “Otherlogue” to the Skillman Public Library in Detroit, Michigan as a part of the project “Show me Your Shelves!” (on view until August 18th). Gant is one of the four artists behind “Show Me Your Shelves!” an art project conceived by Contemporary And (C&) art magazine in partnership with Wunderbar Together.
The United States is home to thousands of devoted FC Bayern fans, and this year, the 150th official FC Bayern fan club was founded on the continent. To celebrate this milestone, Allianz Arena, the team’s home stadium, was lit up in red, white, and blue with the number ‘150’ on July 4.
TOOOOR! A student at Willis Jr. High School in Chandler, Arizona put one in the back of the net during the a German-language Soccer Camp organized by the Goethe-Institut Chicago and led by trainers from Auf Ballhöhe, a German intercultural education and sports project.