The wine festival is officially open

The wine festival was official opened on Friday, 5th August, 2016 by Mayor Hans-Georg Brum.

Opening the wine festival: Christian Peter, Nadine I., Hans-Georg Brum, Louisa Follrich, Sophie Egert, Tabea Klepper, Peter Seyffardt and Gerd Krämer.

With him in the photo are (from left to right): Brunnenmeister Christian Peter, Fountain Queen Nadine I., Rheingau Wine Queen Louisa Follrich, Oestrich Wine Queen Sophie Egert, Hallgarten Wine Queen Tabea Klepper, the president of the Rheingau wine growers’ association Peter Seyffardt and Town Council Chairman Gerd Krämer.

 

Nadine I. crowned Fountain Queen

Saturday, 9th April, 2016 saw the end Christina II.’s reign as Oberursel’s Fountain Queen (Brunnenkönigin).

The evening started with live music from the group “Natürlich 3”, before the guests were welcomed by Hessische Rundfunk presenter Tim Frühling.  In an unprecedented move he welcomed the future queen, Nadine I., who was sitting in the audience.  This is the first year that the name has been revealed publicly in advance.

And it was Nadine’s taste in music that influenced the next act.  Singer Anjuschka Uher sang the winning title from the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest: “Euphoria”.  Later it was the turn of Stierstadt’s firebrigade band to play one last time for Christina before her farewell speech. [Read more…]

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