How long lasted the twenties? One has the impression that they are never gone. In Weimar the new Bauhaus was opened-the Museum, the berlinische Galerie celebrates with Lotte laser stone a painter of the twenties, the DHM is concerned with the Weimar and democracy.
Since we are thoroughly. Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier invited on Tuesday to a Soiree, "dedicated to the art and culture of the Weimar Republic". Before the appetizers, there were Bites from "The blue angel" with Marlene Dietrich and "The tender Relatives" with the Weintraub Syncopators, cinema myths Born in 1930, and, of course, a fanfare for the TV series "Babylon Berlin" in there. But now, if all the time and even in the political peak of the twenties, the speech is, you must keep two things in mind: The people at the time, the terrible end did not know that short of dramatic and traumatic Phase. We know and have to be careful with historical comparisons. You entice and simplify dangerous.
civic education in the barbarity
the world arena, Berlin so, between the election of Hindenburg as President, and orgies with Josephine Baker: At the Bellevue Palace las Matthias Brandt from the diaries of Harry Graf Kessler and Thomas Mann's appeal to the Germans. In 1930, could not imagine the Nobel prize winners, soon to be an exile, yet that can also lead to civic Tradition and education in the barbarity.
culture and policy, which is Berlin's Mantra. Emancipation and freedom, always to the maximum. Angela Winkler, and Christopher Nell brought Songs from the "Threepenny Opera" by. Barrie Kosky, the chief of the Komische Oper, spoke about the operetta, the musical Libertinism of the twenties, the big city sound, the the national socialists brought to Silence.
What can we learn from this? Steinmeier says: "Never so much the presence was like in the twenties." This sense of life was familiar to us, this momentum and accelerate, the emergence of "new transmission techniques", "ambiguous". Berlin 2019 is not Weimar. The more you listen to it, the weaker it sounds. No one can answer the question, Steinmeier is Why we are so damn good and yet the democratic System shows cracks.