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The PopUp Tour Goes Back to School

 The PopUp Tour in Atlanta started a new day in the tent with the SchoolFest, which invited over 200 students from all over Georgia to participate in a host of different live shows, workshops, science labs, and more that taught students about STEM as well as Germany and the German-American friendship. This interactive experience was full of fun activities that engaged students with design elements, virtual reality, and future study abroad opportunities!

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The PopUp Tour Gets Down to Business in Atlanta

The PopUp Tour continued a week of fun events in the Peach State by turning its attention to business and innovation with a wide array of activities under its trademark tent.

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Wunderbar Together Hits the Airwaves on “Atlanta Plugged In”

Atlanta Plugged In on CBS46 invited Wunderbar Together’s Deputy Director, Miriam Bruns on to talk about the PopUp Tour’s most recent stop in Atlanta.

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The PopUp Tour Shows Off its Skills in Atlanta

On the first day of the PopUp Tour in Atlanta, guests appreciated the artistic achievements of German artists and musicians, but Day Two was all about skills. What skills can Germany and the US learn from each other? How can we use these skills to strengthen our relationship and improve lives at home and abroad?

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The PopUp Tour Kicks Off in Atlanta with Music and Art

One of the centerpieces of Wunderbar Together is its official roadshow: the PopUp Tour. This traveling festival combines an impressive culture tent with mobile presentation modules and various flexible pop-up edutainment elements. Programs range from business conferences, science slams, art exhibits, and concerts to interactive student-focused events.

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Goethe PopUp Tour goes Atlanta!

As the official roadshow of Wunderbar Together, the Goethe PopUp Tour combines an impressive culture tent with mobile container exhibits and various pop-up edutainment elements.

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It’s GO Time with the German National Tourist Office!

As a proud participant of the Year of German-American Friendship, the German National Tourist Office has created a comprehensive campaign encouraging the more than 44 million Americans that claim German ancestry to discover their roots in Germany.

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re:publica on Sequencer Tour! – Call for Participation

re:publica’s Sequencer Tour is visiting Detroit! What are your answers, ideas, and thoughts around accessibility? You can apply to be a speaker at re:publica Detroit until August 1st, 2019.

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[Video] Feel the Blues @ Germany Week Chicago

Guests at Germany Week in Chicago were feeling the blues thanks to the city’s own The Original Chicago Blues All Stars, who joined forces with Fernando Jone’s Blues Kids and Scott Cvelbar’s Blues Project for a live blues concert!

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[Video] Impromptu Jam Session @ Germany Week

Berlin-based pianist Frank Muschalle, one of Europe’s most sought-after boogie-woogie musicians, took to the stage at Germany Week in Chicago to perform a solo concert. While warming up, Muschalle was joined on stage by Billy Branch, the harmonica player of The Original Chicago Blues All Stars, for an impromptu, improvised jam session!

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[Video] Work Awesome @ Germany Week

This week, as part of Germany Week and Wunderbar Together’s PopUp Tour in Chicago, Work Awesome recorded a live podcast with representatives from the BDI, Siemens USA and SAP. German Ambassador to the United States Emily Haber also stopped by to add her thoughts on the future of work and why Germany and the United States are Wunderbar Together!

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[Video] Christiane Berkel Visits Germany Week to Discuss Her Father’s Legacy

Wunderbar Together and BASF received a surprise visit from Christiane Berkel at Germany Week in Chicago! Her father, Willy Vogel, worked for BASF for over 28 years. She was so proud to share their transatlantic immigration experience with us and make a connection.

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[Video] BVB Midwest Fanclub @ Germany Week Chicago

“It’s just about the soccer. It’s a peaceful game,” said Andy Stecher of the BVB Midwest Fan Club.
Germany Week in Chicago hosted a live stream of the infamous Revierderby rivalry between BVB Dortmund and Schalke 04. Midwestern fans of both soccer clubs came together to enjoy the game

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[Video] Bundesliga Live Stream @ Germany Week in Chicago

Germany Week hosted a live stream of the infamous Revierderby rivalry between BVB Dortmund and Schalke 04. Fans from both the Dortmund and Schalke Midwestern fan clubs came together to enjoy the game and a few beers at Daley Plaza.

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[Video] SAP @ Germany Week in Chicago

SAP is thrilled to host the launch of the Citizens Agenda at the Germany Week celebration in Chicago on May 1 with SAP NextGen’s Senior Vice President, Ann Rosenberg.

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[Video] BASF @ Germany Week in Chicago

German chemical group BASF created an engaging program for visitors of the Germany Week in Chicago and amazed the visitors with a demonstration of the omnipresence of BASF products in our everyday lives.

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[Video] Science Show @ Germany Week

Germany Week Chicago featured several performances of Science is Fun!, a live science show by renowned German scientist Jo Hecker. Science is Fun! is a family-friendly interactive event that makes abstract scientific phenomena palpable and comprehensive to children and adults alike.

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A Look Back: Germany Week in Chicago

The first stop of the PopUp Tour was a stellar success! More than 21,000 visitors attended 52 of our events in Chicago.

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Clownin’ Around with Circus Mojo

Circus Mojo is a youth and adult circus arts program where physical skills like juggling, balancing, and stilt-walking coalesce with forms of creative expression like improvisation, character development, and group performance. In this multidimensional program that combines artistry with athleticism, students conquer doubt and learn a varied skill set in a collaborative, non-competitive environment.

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Florian Lochner and Alice Klock

Award winning dancer-choreographers Florian Lochner (Germany) and Alice Klock (US) brought their experience performing at some of the biggest modern dance venues in the world to the Germany Week stage.

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Christiane Berkel Visits Germany Week to Discuss Family Ties and Her Father’s Legacy

Wunderbar Together and BASF received a surprise visit from Christiane Berkel at Germany Week in Chicago! Her father, Willy Vogel, worked for BASF for over 28 years.

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Live Blues Concerts at Germany Week in Chicago!

Guests at Germany Week in Chicago were feeling the blues thanks to the city’s own The Original Chicago Blues All Stars, who joined forces with Fernando Jone’s Blues Kids and Scott Cvelbar’s Blues Project for a live blues concert!

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PopUp Tour: Work Awesome Live Podcast in Chicago

As part of Germany Week and Wunderbar Together’s PopUp Tour in Chicago, Work Awesome recorded a live podcast with representatives from the BDI, Siemens USA and SAP.

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Science @ Germany Week

What do snails, cyborgs, and telescopes have in common? All of them were topics at the Science Slam this weekend at Germany Week in Chicago!

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SAP @ Germany Week in Chicago

SAP is thrilled to host the launch of the Citizens Agenda at the Germany Week celebration in Chicago on May 1 with SAP NextGen’s Senior Vice President, Ann Rosenberg.