KIELER WOCHE 2012. Northern Europe's largest sailing festival:
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The Kieler Woche this year is June 16-24, 2012, Kiel, Germany.
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Water is the source of Kiel’s identity. Founded on the protected firth in the middle ages, expanding to a maritime location with the navy and shipyards and successfully achieving international recognition through the"read the rest here: Kiel – with the sea at its heart
"Kieler Woche 19 to 27 June 2010
Welcome to Kieler Woche, the greatest sailing event in the world and the largest summer festival in northern Europe. A nine-day programme packed with over 1,800 events to entertain three million guests from all over the globe. Come and celebrate with us the 128th Kieler Woche, experience the maritime atmosphere of KIEL.SAILING CITY."
"Kieler Woche: welcome to the biggest summer festival in northern Europe
Kieler Woche is also a unique event on dry land: every year, in the last week of June, more than three million people from 70 countries visit the biggest summer festival in northern Europe. Over ten days, Kiel puts its best foot forward with a unique mix of cultural, musical, political and social highlights."
"Many offshore sailors have been waiting for it and a very happy Eckhard von der Mosel, Chairman of Kieler Woche Offshore Committee announced the positive outcome of the negotiations: After four years of abstinence the first offshore race of Kieler Woche 2010 will again be from Kiel to Eckernförde and back. 'The many spinnakers on the Kiel Fjord as well as the crowded harbour of Eckernförde - these are the pictures that the world associates with the beginning of Kieler Woche,' says the offshore chairman passionately.
The step was undertaken in order to meet the demands of the sailors and politicians of both cities: Since 2006 different destinations were offered which unfortunately did not meet the appropriate approval. 'We mainly see ourselves as service provider for the sailors and that is why we are happy that negotiations were successful, 'states von der Mosel." ...
New concept for One-Design classes
Besides the long-distance offshore events, Kieler Woche will also offer a completely newconcept for One-Design yachts...."