Andrea Einig-Homann awarded the Town Key in Wetzlar

Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel) Uhlig presenting the Town Key to Andrea Einig-Homann during the Hessentag in Wetzlar

Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel) Uhlig presenting the Town Key to Andrea Einig-Homann during the Hessentag in Wetzlar

The Stadtschlüssel – literally the “town key” – was presented by way of thanks for the good co-operation between the town and the local army during the Hessentag in Oberursel last year.  The key itself was used during the event and can open any of the bollards in the town.

The presentation took place in the army tent at the Hessentag in Wetzlar.

Hans-Georg Brum awarded the Town Key

Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel) Uhlig presenting the Town Key to Mayor Hans-Georg Brum

Oberstleutnant (Lieutenant Colonel) Uhlig presenting the Town Key to Mayor Hans-Georg Brum

The Stadtschlüssel – literally the “town key” – was presented by way of thanks for the good co-operation between the town and the local army during the Hessentag in Oberursel last year.  The key itself was used during the event and can open any of the bollards in the town.

Brunnenfest: Electric Cars prepare to leave for the Hessentag in Wetzlar

Electric vehicles preparing for their journey from Oberursel to the Hessentag in Wetzlar

Electric vehicles preparing for their journey from Oberursel to the Hessentag in Wetzlar

Click here to see how they arrived at the Hessentag last year

Hessentag deficit higher than expected

The town of Oberursel and Hessentag flagsOberursel announced this morning that the deficit due to the Hessentag turned out to be 4.5 million Euro – 1 million more than expected.

One of the main reasons cited is the record number of visitors to the town during the 10 days last June, requiring added security personnel.

More details later on the blog.

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