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Like almost no other German city, Dortmund has seen enormous change in recent years. The former "steel city" developed into a modern and cosmopolitan metropolis, acquiring renown all across Europe as an innovative location for technological development.
But the biggest city in the Ruhr Valley also scores with a wide range of possibilities in the cultural and sporting sector, with extensive greens and a high quality of life.
Take the whole family on an outing to Dortmund – what a great idea! Even young tourists can find a load of activities that are sure to please. What about travelling back in time to the Ice Age? Perhaps a visit to Walter the orang-utan or Sandra, the giant anteater? The largest tepee in the world is also surely a great destination.
Everyone knows the BVB. And that’s a good thing! However, Dortmund has much more sports to offer than football. There are unlimited opportunities to participate in athletics here.
Culture enthusiasts will revel in Dortmund. Be awed by virtuoso concerts. Experience incredible intensity at the theatre. Discover the media art of the future. Dive into a world of coal, coke, and collegiality.
Business travellers will find everything they need in Dortmund for effective and successful work. Surrounded by one of the densest European motorway networks, with several airports, hourly ICE, IC, and EC trains, as well as excellent public transportation, Dortmund is at the centre of fast connections.
In 59 cities in NRW will take place on September 27th "nachtfrequenz14 - the long night of youth culture". The big stage for the art of youth is reopened - even in Dortmund. more…
From 18th to 21st September, the first Roma culture festival "Djelem Djelem" takes place in Dortmund. The various facets of Roma culture are shown with theater, music and food. more…
On 27th and 28th September, the 20th edition of the prestigious dance events going on the stage of the Dortmund Opera House. For the first time, the new NRW Junior Ballet is after this years formation, also performing. more…
For the 25th anniversary the Arts Foundation NRW brings together 25 international artists with 25 municipal museums. In the museum Ostwall at the Dortmunder U is shown a film by artist Azin Feizabadi.
Changing between fact and fiction, the film shows "Cryptomnesia" a young immigrant who lives in Dortmund. On the screen mixes his everyday life world and flashbacks: The film will be shown from 7th to 21st September 2014 in the permanent exhibition of the museum Ostwall.
Picture: Azin Feizabadi
In August at the "Friedensplatz" street artists and musicians from all over the world showed their kind of art.
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