Each year in Oberursel, an event called “Fischerstechen” takes place on one of the local lakes, the “Maasgrundweiher”. Teams compete to push each other off the end of the boat an into the lake, making it a sort of jousting competition but with boats.

My article about the event this year is on the front page of the Oberurseler Woche. Click here to read it (in German).

Akademiker schicken die „Vikinger“ baden

The Maasgrundweiher in Oberursel

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The Maasgrundweiher in Oberursel, filmed on Sunday, 8th January, 2023.

New playground at the Maasgrundweiher

One of the projects at the Hessentag in Oberursel that will remain standing after the event is the new playground at the Maasgrundweiher – a lake located on the outskirts of the town.

One of the traditions of the Hessentag is for the state of Hesse to finance a project that will benefit a community in the long term.

The new playground being opened at the Maasgrundweiher in Oberursel

The new playground being opened at the Maasgrundweiher in Oberursel - Volker Bouffier, Dr. Walter Botermann (Alte Leipziger), Peter Schmidt (Lions Club), Hans-Georg Brum, Christian Peter, Charmaine Weisenbach

The playground was officially opened this afternoon by the Ministerpräsident of Hesse, Volker Bouffier, together with the mayor of Oberursel Hans-Georg Brum and the Hessentagspaar who travelled there on their Segways. [Read more…]

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