Exhibition Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of German Reunification Opens in Split

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German Reunification remembered in Dalmatia.

The bilingual photo exhibition “The Road to German Unification” was opened last night on the third floor of Prima Grad in Split. The Split branch of the Croatian-German Society launched its autumn program as part of the 25th anniversary of the unification of Germany, which will include, in addition to the exhibition, various creative workshops and lectures, reports Slobodna Dalmacija on October 6, 2015.

The official opening of the exhibition included two lectures on German history and the architecture of Berlin. Jadran Beganović spoke to the visitors about the postwar period in Germany, while Jelena Ivčević presented the free architecture of the divided city.

Ivana Erceg, a professor in the German language school “Delfin”, explained that the organizers wanted to use interactive approach to introduce Germany to the young people of Split. “While younger audiences usually dismiss political topics as boring, the themes which this photographs and lectures deal with are really interesting. Therefore, we have decided to use comic-books, graffiti and theater to bring young people closer to German history and culture. As part of the exhibition, we will organize several workshops through which we hope to present a little festival of comic-books and theatre, which will be opened to anyone who is interested”, said Erceg.

Jasmina Šarić and Jadran Beganović will lead a little logics workshop called Universal Language, while Dana Prpa, Danira Boban and Goran Pažin will present the street art from Berlin. Antonija Ordulj will present a lecture about employment opportunities in Germany.

In addition, painter Ivan Svaguša will hold an introductory lecture for his storyboard/comic-book workshop, which will be held from 9 to 30 October. There will also be a physical theater workshop which will be led by a mime, actor and theater educator Alen Čelić from 10 to 19 November. All those interested in taking part in the workshops can apply at the Prima Grad, while the exhibition itself will be open until 15 October.


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