Happy NRW-Tag 2016

This weekend is a great celebration in Dusseldorf. It’s NRW-Tag 2016, 70th birthday of Nordrhein-Westfalen (North Rhine-Westphalia) which was on 23 August 2016 but is celebrating 26. – 28. August 2016.

Dusseldorf is a state NRW capital and as such also turns 70.

So, Happy Birthday Dusseldorf!!!

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NRW was founded in 1946 and since 2006 was celebrated as a festival „Nordrhein-Westfalen-Tag“ or “North Rhine-Westphalia Day”. Every year party is in another city of this region. On round anniversaries celebration party is in Dusseldorf.

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The city is in a festive mood, everything is decorated and program for the next days is extremely rich and varied.

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In countless tents will be presented all the best of North Rhine-Westphalia, economic, cultural and creative diversity of this country.

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​Mary & der Vulkan – Eine meteorologische Phantasmagorie

We visited KIT – Kunst im Tunnel to see exhibition Mary & der Vulkan.



KIT has wonderful space, great light and atmosphere and most important very kind and helpful curators. It was wonderful tour, specially interesting because it’s underground – in the tunnel.

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Exhibition was about terror. It all started with a volcano which led to series of events in 1816, exactly 200 years ago. Changed lifestyle caused by bad weather made Mary Shelley to create Frankenstein and John Polidori – The Vampyre. It was a time of horror stories.

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Exhibition took place in the tunnel with horror theme and exhibits. It was an exciting experience.

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When you are visiting Dusseldorf be sure to check out KIT and see some of their current exhibitions.

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Simply, KIT is a place you must see for its originality.

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Visiting EKO-Haus in Dusseldorf

centerecenterFew days ago, when we had good luck with the weather, we went to Brüggener Weg 6 to see EKŌ-Haus der Japanischen Kultur e.V. or The Eko center of Japanese Culture.


As expected, it was perfection. Beautiful park across EKO Kindergarden, peace and serenity.

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Everything is carefully arranged to the last detail. Outstanding Japanese culture and tradition welcomes all the visitors and gives them place to relax, look around and enjoy in nature shaped by skilled human hands.

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Entrance is free, so all you have to do is find your way of transportation and check out this Dusseldorf attraction.

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And if you are interested to learn more about Japanese culture, you can take a guided tour.

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