09.03.2017

Hidden Leipzig – Off The Beaten Track | New revised edition of the alternative guide

Cover Hidden Leipzig (photo by Tom Schulze)
Cover Hidden Leipzig (photo by Tom Schulze)
New revised edition of the alternative guide to the city is published, packed with 50 new insider tips: 146 tips and 60 photographs reveal the city’s very special attitude towards life   “Detours broaden our knowledge of a place.” (Kurt Tucholsky)   The heavily revised 2 nd edition of “Hidden Leipzig – Off The Beaten Track”, an alternative guide to the city written in German and English, has been published by the congress initiative “do-it-at-leipzig.de” in collaboration with the company Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing (LTM) GmbH. Boasting 146 specific tips and 60 photographs, it describes Leipzig’s special attitude towards life and invites readers to consider districts that are off the beaten... more information

14.02.2017

Award for sustainable catering: fairgourmet wins Meeting Experts Green Award

fairgourmet gewinnt Meeting Experts Green Award (photo by Michael Pasternack)
fairgourmet wins Meeting Experts Green Award (photo by Michael Pasternack)
The Leipziger Messe subsidiary impresses with a high standard of quality and business responsibility   Sustainability is rewarded: fairgourmet GmbH takes the top spot at the Meeting Experts Green Award 2017 in the Sustainable Company category. According to the jury: “fairgourmet GmbH’s considerable commitment to the issue of sustainability and component certification for organic goods is a model to others. With its request to adapt the sustainability measures successfully tested by the company into best practices, fairgourmet GmbH is committed to spreading the concept of sustainability management in the entire industry.” “At fairgourmet, sustainable management and action form the basis for high-quality products and... more information

31.01.2017

360° Panorama “TITANIC – The Promise of Modernity” opening 28 January 2017 – underwater expedition to the sunken passenger ship in the North Atlantic

Panometer Leipzig_TITANIC
Panometer Leipzig, TITANIC (photo by Tom Schulze)
28 January 2017 sees the world premiere of the 360° Panorama “TITANIC – The Promise of Modernity” by Yadegar Asisi in the Panometer Leipzig. With a scale of 1:1, the panoramic image covers an area of approximately 3,500 square metres, leading visitors to the sunken wreck of the RMS Titanic, 3,800 metres below the surface of the North Atlantic. Although the sinking of the Titanic on 14 April 1912 is already over 100 years ago, the Panorama is one of the works of Yadegar Asisi that appeals to the collective memory. The prompt reporting of the event around the world led to the tragedy becoming embedded in the collective memory. The presence of numerous famous passengers on board meant that the sinking attracted a great deal of... more information

11.01.2017

Da Capo Leipzig - 15 years event venue and vintage car museum

Da Capo Eventhalle & Oldtimermuseum (Foto: Hotel Michaelis GmbH)
Da Capo Eventhalle & Oldtimermuseum (photo by Hotel Michaelis GmbH)
The event venue Da Capo in the west of Leipzig celebrates its 15th anniversary over the coming days. The Michaelis GmbH has been working since 2001 at varied events at the most exciting locations in Leipzig. In the large hall of the former factory building evening events, conventions, company parties and celebratory events regularly take place. On Sundays guests are attracted by the in-house brunch with its special ambience. Besides the culinary delights, the adjacent classic and vintage car museum displays its treasures from a 100 years of automotive history. The Da Capo is a renovated factory building from the year 1895 and back then served the agriculture factory Rudolph Sack KG as an iron foundry. Among others, parts for drills... more information