Ski Championships create a big stage for culture

Garmisch-Partenkirchen - the town where composer Richard Strauss lived and the poet Michal Ende was born - is turning into the setting for a comprehensive and sophisticated cultural program on the occasion of the Championships. This is being accompanied by an impressive opening event and various exhibitions, performances, readings and vernissages.

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Olympic Games 1936: „The other side of the medal“

Olympic Games 1936: „The other side of the medal“

The Olympic Winter Games of 1936 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen showed fascination for sports but also served as a cover for a brutal dictatorship. The exhibition „The other side of the medal"...
„Snow :F(l)ake“: organically evolved world, new technology

„Snow :F(l)ake“: organically evolved world, new technology

The area of tension between the organically evolved world of our ancestors and new technology and possibilities is shown in the special exhibition "Snow:F(l)ake" in the Werdenfels Museum in...
„Women on skis“: The long fight for ski trousers

„Women on skis“: The long fight for ski trousers

An exciting chapter of sport history is being opened by the exhibition „Real cool! Women on Skis" until March 13th, 2011, by the Museum Aschenbrenner in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. This special...