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Anniversary Celebration 900 Years of Plauen

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Plauen has a good reason to celebrate in 2022!

Plauen has a good reason to celebrate in 2022!
There was still an inconspicuous market spot, this “vicus plawe”, which is mentioned for the first time in the consecration of St. John’s Church in 1122. Exactly 900 years later, Plauen has long since grown into an important city. And it is now celebrating its anniversary for a whole year. The events are diverse and the Vogtland metropolis presents itself in the best host mood. So join us in celebrating – we cordially invite you to join us!

12. 03 – 09. 10. 2022 – “e. o. plauen & Plauen” Anniversary Exhibition at Plauen 900
Erich Ohser House, Nobel Street 7
Plauen turns 900 years old – and one part of this story is Erich Ohser alias e. o. plauen, the creator of many talking pictures, especially the well-known stories of father and son. This exhibition invites you to rediscover the city of Plauen in the mirror of Ohser’s drawings and prints.
Tuesday – Sunday and public holidays| 11:00-17:00 o’clock - www. e. o. plauen. de

19. 03. 2022 – 900 Years of Plauen – A gala concert with Plauen’s All-Stars
17:00 and 21:00 | Vogtlandtheater, Theaterplatz
Experience a gala concert with the Plauen All-Stars and the Clara Schumann Philharmonic under the direction of GMD Leo Siberski Top Music from Plauen.
www. theater-plauen-zwickau. de

20. 05. -22. 05. 22 – 11th Saxon Hiking Day
The 11th Saxon Hiking Day in the city of Plauen from 20 to 22 May is one of the highlights of the anniversary year of Plauen900.
Hiking enthusiasts and guests can look forward to varied tours and also the cyclists will not miss out!
Further information on dates and times as well as registration for the tours:
www. saechsischer-wandertag. de

17. 06. -19. 06. 22 – 61. Plauener lace festival, downtown
From 17. 06. -19. 06. 2022 the popular Plauen lace festival finally takes place in its usual extent. After 2 years of a pandemic-induced break, the city center is once again a festival mile this weekend. A special highlight of this year’s festival weekend will be the big historical parade on Sunday afternoon in honor of the 900th anniversary. jubilee of our city of Plauen.

24. 06. 2022 – 15th Plauener Night of museum
18:00-01:00 o’clock | Urban area
Numerous facilities open their doors and offer a varied and varied program: exhibitions and musical offerings, guided tours, readings and lectures, rides on the historic tram and much more.
Simultaneously with the Night of the Muse (e) n, the meeting of the German Guild of Night Watchers, Towers and Figures e. V. takes place.
A unique multimedia production on the Altmarkt shows 900 years of city history.
Further information on the individual highlights, times and locations:
www. museumsnacht-plauen. de

26. 06. 2022 – Ceremony Plauen 900

16:30-19:00 h | St. -Johannis Church and church forecourt / Old Market
A highlight of the anniversary year is the “Festveranstaltung Plauen 900. ”
19:00 Surprise concert on the Altmarkt

14. – 17. 07. 2022 Summer open-air at the Parktheater Plauen

The Love Potion, Opera buffa in two acts
Theater Plauen-Zwickau – The Love Potion (L’elisir d’amore) (theater-plauen-zwickau. de)

02. 09. - 04. 09. Star Source Wies’n
We celebrate the first Wies’n Star Spring in Plauen on the festival square of the Festhalle.
Everyone is cordially invited to join us in celebrating what is probably the biggest beer festival in the Vogtland with a tasty Sternquell beer, delicious delicacies and hearty music. A very special highlight will be a traditional parade with clubs, bands and craftsmen’s guilds on Sunday morning.
The city jubilee and the club jubilee are the occasion for the Fahnengarde Vogtland e. V. to hold an international flag-waving meeting in Plauen from 2 to 4 September 2022.
On September 3rd, performances will be shown at the Altmarkt, Klostermarkt and in front of the Johanniskirche from 10:30 am.

09. 09. - 18. 09. NOBELNIGHTS
In September the “Nobelnights” take place. An elaborate dance-gala show full of unforgettable moments and emotions from the long and proud history of Plauen takes visitors on a unique journey through the history of the city.

Experience 900 years of city history

The tourist information office invites visitors to a varied and exciting discovery tour, with anecdotes from past and present, through the lovely old town of Plauen. Qualified city guides show you the most beautiful corners of Plauia on one of the many city, tower and themed tours.
From April to October, the town hall tower is illuminated with daily changing laser projections.

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Website: www.plauen.de

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