the Slanting yellow edge, in Black: fontane.200. This is the graphic appearance, that will determine the Region for a large part of the year. 200 years ago, Theodor was born Fontane. A writer whose journalistic approach him today currently appear to be, an author who, even today, everywhere in the German-speaking area is read, and enjoyed, quite unlike many of the equally famous time.
the program was Unveiled to mark the anniversary on Wednesday in the Brandenburg state representation in Berlin, but it's basically an almost fully-Brandenburg programme. Because unlike the Berlin celebration of the 100. Anniversary of the death of Theodor Fontane has taken over the state in which he was born, this time the orientation.
the centre of the celebrations, which are prepared for three years, is, of course, Neuruppin – Fontane's town of birth. In the local culture, Church, the Federal President will personally, at 30. March, the beginning to announce; on the same day, also's largest exhibition in the Museum will be opened in Neuruppin. The official end of the 30.December provided.
In six "pillars of the Programme" organized by the organizers, Brigitte Faber-Schmidt (culture of the land of Brandenburg), Kurt Winkler (Brandenburg society for culture and history) and Hajo Cornel (University of Potsdam) the expiration. The first is called "author" and relates to the's largest exhibition, with many additional events, which will focus on the words Cornels not the Mature novelist, but a Journalist, critic, and hikers.
questions like "how do Fontane got his ideas from?" or "How the special Fontane sound?" should be answered here. 22 rooms in the Museum and throughout the city are intended to lead into "his Writing and text worlds".
The second pillar, "Neuruppin", gives the city the opportunity to articulate themselves with their historic buildings and venues on the topic; focus of the Fontane-festival 31. May to 10. June, from the ascension to Pentecost, the of 23. up to the age of 25. August will be included with the Open-Air Revue "Effi in the world" once again.
young people to develop Fontane computer games
The third pillar of the youth projects – particularly important for Hajo Cornel, who pointed out, at the anniversary of the 100. And death was over-represented the Generation 60+, visitors, therefore, could rely on the man. Therefore, there will be two summer youth camps, where participants between 13 and 18 years of computer games with reference to Fontane and his work should develop.
Fontane for the youth currently? Culture Minister Martina Münch was convinced: Not only you have written a graduation work on "Effi Briest", but also her 17-year-old daughter was fascinated by the novel. So it seems to be, because the 4000 participants oriented youth program is almost booked out, it said.
The fourth column are the traces left by Fontane in the whole culture of the land Brandenburg – the subject, of course, the Havel country, but also cities such as Frankfurt/Oder and, or break, from some of his most intriguing reports to come. The organizers would like to check this "cherished interpretation of traditions" and the writer of "the afterlife of imported readings" show. 26.October will premiere in Cottbus for a special occasion-written Opera, and the castle of Ribbeck in the Havelland dedicates its festival in June, Effi Briest.
column five, "pictures and stories", now applies to Potsdam, where at the 6. June will be opened in the house of Brandenburg-Prussian history, a multi-media exhibition. You should make according to the information of Kurt Winkler, especially the working methods of Theodor Fontane understand it as "all notierer and much korrigierer" show and describe how his texts are from a variety of meticulous notes emerged.
destination: "intensification of the Brandenburg-feeling"
the most Important scientific program-point – column, six–, finally, is the Congress, "Fontane's media", by the 13. to 16. June at the University of Potsdam will take place, probably the largest Fontane Congress of all time. Here, it is Central to the "modernity of the media worker Fontane" and the ongoing digitization of his work.
experts from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, Sweden, Russia and the USA, with more than 50 lectures have been Announced. Are also planned for the evening rounds of talks on the biography as a popular Medium of the classics reception, and on "current techniques of recording".
The largest part of the program is contained in an 80-page booklet, now in the most important cultural institutions of the country.
And although the focus of the celebrations in Brandenburg, also in Berlin a couple of events. 28. April is listed in the German Opera "Oceane", a "summer piece for music in two acts" by the composer Detlev Glanert; Donald Runnicles will conduct. The Gothic house in Spandau is dedicated to from June to September, the theme of "Theodor Fontane and Karl May, and in the märkisches Museum starts at the 20. September, the exhibition "Fontane's Berlin".
the most Important supporters of the celebration is the East German savings Bank Association with its Foundation, has launched for the anniversary, together with the land Institute for school and media education program with the title "The word on the track". Foundation-managing Director Friedrich-Wilhelm von Rauch expressed a clear expectation for the anniversary year: the aim of the "intensification of the Brandenburg-feeling". It also provides for the Minister of culture: "Fontane contributes with his work to significantly to identity formation in the country.More about
200. Birthday of Theodor Fontane, the Whole of Brandenburg font'dChristoph Stollowsky
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