The Nachhaltigkeitssong Premiere with Jennifer Braun

The premiere of the new “Nachhaltigskeitssong” took place at the Hessentag in Oberursel on Sunday.

Nachhaltigkeit means sustainability, and is one of the keywords at the Hessentag.  The pop song, called “Jetzt und für immer” (now and for ever) was performed by Jennifer Braun and the band “Rewind” on the Süwag stage in the Rushmoor Park.

Jennifer Braun and the band Rewind sing -Jetzt und für immer- at the Hessentag in Oberursel

Jennifer Braun (in white) and the band Rewind sing "Jetzt und für immer" on the Süwag stage

The song project was introduced by local radio presenter Bastian Korff with the finance minister for the State of Hesse, Prof. Dr. Luise Hölscher, and CO2 learning network representative Jörg Schmidt.

They explained the principle of sustainability: not taking more out of the environment than we put back into it each your and saving energy to do so.  The refrain of the song claims that we are not far away from this (“wie sind nicht so weit weg”).

Bastian Korff with Prof.Dr. Luise Hölscher and Jörg Schmidt on the Süwag stage during the Hessentag in Oberursel

Bastian Korff talks to Prof.Dr. Luise Hölscher and Jörg Schmidt about the sustainability song and the CO2 project

The song can be downloaded free from the Finance Ministry website, or heard online on Jennifer Braun’s website.  The lyrics can be downloaded from the CO2-project website.

Click here for more photos of the performance

 

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Graham Tappenden is a British ex-pat who first came to Germany as a placement student in 1993, returning in 1995 to live there permanently. He has been writing for AllThingsGerman.net since 2006. When not writing blog posts or freelancing for the Oberurseler Woche and other publications he works as a self-employed IT consultant and online community manager. In 2016 he gained German citizenship.

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