Anxiety about display at the fall of the Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate
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Appeals for the preservation of liberal democracy have celebrated the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. But during the performance of Anna Loos a Hebrew spell is displayed – the annoyed.
AOn Saturday night, the big anniversary celebration was held at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin. According to the organizers, more than 100,000 people attended the two-hour show.
The appearance of singer Anna Loos then the scandal: It was displayed sayings, videos and pictures that are related to a protest movement. A saying, however, was in Hebrew and means "ending the occupation". This was first reported by "Ruhrbarone".
Green politician Volker Beck has submitted a program complaint. He said to the "Berliner Morgenpost" that Israel is often portrayed in Germany in a wrong context. The commission against anti-Semitism at the Jewish Community in Berlin, Sigmount A. KOnigsberg, found the insertion unsuitable.
Compared to the "Berliner Morgendpost", the organizer of the evening, the Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH, acknowledged mistakes: "The lettering is unwise. We apologize for that, "said cultural manager Moritz van Dulmen. He emphasized that there was no political intent behind it. Several protest movements were shown at the live show, including "Women in Black" – an anti-war movement. It was founded in Jerusalem in the late 1960s.
Steinmeier thanks for the peaceful revolution
According to police, the celebration was "completely peaceful". "Due to overcrowding, however, we had to temporarily block access for security reasons," a spokesman said on Sunday.
Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier thanked people at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin for thanking the East Germans for the peaceful revolution. "You, the brave in the GDR, have made history: history of democracy, world history. We can not be thankful for that even 30 years later, "Steinmeier said.