In 2015, Hamburg and Prague will be celebrating the 25-year anniversary of their twinning. For this special jubilee, exhibitions, concerts, business forums, student exchange projects, theatre performances, lectures, film series and more are schheduled in the event calendars of the sister cities
Hamburg’s Secretary of State Wolfgang Schmidt, Commissioner for Federal, in the European Union and of Foreign Affairs, said: “The partnership enables the direct exchange between our two cities. The numerous events in the anniversary year invite you to get to know better our sister city in Czechia. They also witness the many close friendships and lifelong connections formed by and between the citizens of Hamburg and Prague. “
Economic Forum in late June
To mark the anniversary, the Primátor (mayor) of Prague, Adriana Krnáčová, will visit Hamburg 24 – 26 June. During her visit, she will attend a bilateral business forum as guest of honour to be held in the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Also on the agenda is the visit of the exhibition of the Czech artist Jiri Votruba at Levantehaus, a tour of the Port of Hamburg with its Vlatava harbour and a talk with Hamburg’s First Mayor Olaf Scholz. The return visit by Olaf Scholz to Prague is planned for autumn.
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