Tontauben hold singing flashmob

The Tontauben Flashmob during the Fountain Festival on Saturday, 30th May, 2015

To highlight their search for new male singers the choir “Tontauben”, who are part of the Germania group of choirs in Weißkirchen, held a singing flashmob at the fountain festival.  One of the places that they sang at was on the children’s mile on Saturday afternoon.

This photo appeared in the Oberurseler Woche on Wednesday, 3rd June, 2015.

100 years of a Modern Grammar School

On 25th February 1913 the building of what was to become Oberursel’s Grammar School was officially opened.

Just over 100 years later, on Saturday, 29th June, 2013, it was the school’s headmaster, Volker Räuber, who addressed an audience of around 300 guests first about that occasion, and took a moment to look back at what the school had achieved and plans for the future.  “If not know, then when?” he asked.

Taking the audience on a journey through the educational and sometimes political topics of those years, he described the school as an island, and criticised in particular the Pisa study that took place some years ago, saying that it was typical in Germany to look at things that go wrong, rather than achievements. [Read more…]

Gesangverein Germania 1873 spring and jubilee festival

Musical notes - ©Can Stock Photo Inc. / vlastasThe Gesangverein Germania 1873 in Weißkirchen will be celebrating not only their spring festival on Saturday, 5th May, 2012, but also the 40th anniversary of their children’s choir and the 30th anniversary of their youth choir.

The festival starts at 2pm and is being held at the Turnhalle in the Oberurseler Straße in Weißkirchen.

During the afternoon, each of the choirs in the club will be performing.  Entry is free, but a donation is requested.

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