Chris Malu sang the Hessentag song

On Tuesday afternoon (14th June) it was local singer Chris Malu’s turn to entertain the wine village in the Rushmoor Park at the Hessentag in Oberursel.

Starting with the Hessentag song “Oberursel, Tor zum Taunus”, the much of her repertoire concentrated on the subject of “wine”, with songs such as “Weinparadies”, “Einmal am Rhein” and her own composition “Champagnelaune”.

Chris Malu on stage in Rushmoor Park at the Hessentag in Oberursel

Chris Malu on stage in Rushmoor Park

But she also sang classic Schlager songs such as “Ein Stern, der Deinen Namen trägt”. [Read more…]

Oberursel, Tor zum Taunus – the Hessentag song

“Oberursel, Tor zum Taunus” is the Hessentag song performed by local singer Chris Malu.  The title literally means “Oberursel, gate to the Taunus”.

The song, in typical German Schlager style, celebrates the “Orschelers'” – as the locals are known – love of the town and its festivals – the carnival and the Brunnenfest, with the Hessentag the latest addition.

To hear a clip from the song, visit where there is a preview available and the song can be purchased as an MP3 download.

Chris Malu will be performing at the Hessentag on Tuesday, 14th June at 6.30pm on the Süwag stage in the Rushmoor park.

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