Wednesday, 19.05.2021

“Tell your story! – 100 Years of the Handel Festival in Halle”

Reminiscences by a city and its visitors

What is your personal connection to the Handel Festival? Do you remember your fi rst Handel Festival in Halle? Did you make the acquaintance of other festival visitors, or even make new friends? Which festival concert or opera performance has remained most clearly engraved in your memory? Have you had any disappointing experiences? What do you feel is an indispensable ingredient of every Handel Festival? And what are your wishes for the future of the Handel Festival in Halle?

The Handel House Foundation wants to plan the centenary celebrations of the Handel Festival in Halle in 2022 together with you. We cordially invite you to share your personal memories with us, either in writing or in a video or audio recording, by 31 October 2022, under the keyword “2022”.A selection of statements and contributions will be displayed in public in 2022 in the annual exhibition “Fireworks and Halle-lujah – 100 Years of the Handel Festival in Halle”.

The review of the submitted contributions and supervision of the different presentation formats will be undertaken as part of a collaborative project between Merseburg University of Applied Sciences (Department of Culture and Media Education) and the Handel House Foundation. The 2022 annual exhibition is sponsored by Ostdeutsche Sparkassenstiftung together with Saalesparkasse.

Keyword: 2022

E-Mail: 2022@haendelhaus.de

Appointments for interview recordings can be made at: 0345-500 90 100.

We need your written consent to use your contribution. Please download the formular and return it to us with your contribution.                                       

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