Edition 10/2014
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with Monika Grütters, Federal Minister for Culture, and Hamburg’s First Mayor Olaf Scholz officially opening Reeperbahn Festival today, music is king in Hamburg, with 400 concerts staged in 70 venues. Beyond the concerts, the festival has become a leading business platform by hosting an accompanying conference for the world’s creative industries and players of the global music scene.

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