The world as a guest in Grafenwoehr!

The Upper Palatinate Cultural Association and the town of Grafenwöhr invite you to the Better in Bavaria Week (also called Bavarian Nordgau Day) from June 20 to 23, 2024.

Look forward to four days full of culture, encounters and impressions. Four days of concerts, exhibitions, lectures and celebrations. Four days in which Grafenwoehr, its citizens and its associations present themselves.

The highlights include a town festival and a large traditionale parade.
You can find out more about the program below. Further information and details will be added by the beginning of June. Unless otherwise specified, all events are free.

Program for the 44th Nordgautag in Grafenwoehr

Events

Thursday June 20, 2024

= event can be enjoyed without any German skills

3:00 – 7:00 pm – Kolpingstaße 1

with teachers Tatjana Walter and Christine Ott

5:30 pm – Lobby of the city auditorium

Handover of the Nordgau plastic to the town of Grafenwoehr

7:30 pm Zoiglstube Adler

Lecture by Dieter Radl – Musical accompaniment: D’Saitenmusik

8:00 pm – City auditorium

Friday June 21, 2024

2:00 – 6:00 pm –  Multi-generation house in the city auditorium

4:00 – 8:00 pm – Kolpingstraße 1

Early musical education and Styrian harmonica with Lilia Gette

5:00 – 8:00 pm – Im Markwinkel 1, Hubertus Grafenwoehr

5:00 pm – City auditorium

6:00 pm – Library

Moderation: Stefan Voit

6:00 pm – Market square

Guided tour of the town by the local history association with humorous scenes from the Grafenwoehr theater group

5 € / registration on site

7:00 pm – 12:00 am – Culture and Military Museum

Presented by the local history association (Heimatverein Grafenwöhr)

With theater, guided tours, readings, lectures and much more

Saturday June 22, 2024

7:00 – 11:00 am – Schönberg

9:00 am – Laurentiuskirche Hütten

11:00 am – Inner courtyard of the Culture and Military Museum

11:00 am – Culture and Military Museum

Gerald Morgenstern:

„Grafenwoehr military training area – yesterday and today“

Carolin Kirchner-Bossenmaier:

„Wolf, white-tailed eagle and co – a report on the wealth of nature on the Grafenwoehr military training area“

Col. Kevin Poole:

„German-American friendship in the Upper Palatinate“

Moderation: Dr. Martin Dallmeier

1:00 pm – 1:00 am – Market square and city park

With performances by regional groups on two stages, food, refreshments, a children’s and youth program and concerts in the evening

Six trips starting every half hour from 1:30 – 4:00 pm

Identity card must be carried

Departure point will be announced shortly

5 € / registration on site

4:15 pm – Martin-Luther-Str. 2

4:00 – 5:30 pm – elementary and middle school lobby

with Veeh harps with Stefanie Schenkl

3:00 pm – Kerschensteinerstraße 1

5:00 pm – Culture and Military Museum

Guided tour of the town by the local history association with humorous scenes from the Grafenwoehr theater group

5 € / registration on site

Sunday June 23, 2024

10:00 am  – Market square

11:00 am – City park

2:00 pm

Starting point: St. Michaelswerk | End point: Market square

Parade enters the training area through Gate 1

1:00 – 6:00 pm – Market square and city park

Exhibitions

Details will be announced

Impressions from and around the military training area

June 20 – July 20, during the opening hours of the museum

Cultural and Military Museum

June 20 – July 20, during the opening hours of the museum

Culture and Military Museum

Possibility to visit the Heimatmobil

Saturday June 22nd from 1 pm

Marienplatz

Special opening hours during the Nordgautag

June 20: 2:00 – 5:00 pm | June 21: 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

June 22: 1:00 – 6:00 pm | June 23: 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Special price: 3 € (children under 16 years free)

= event can be enjoyed without any German skills

Organizer:

Oberpfälzer Kulturbund e.V., Ludwig-Thoma-Str. 14, 93051 Regensburg

Town of Grafenwöhr, Marktplatz 1, 92655 Grafenwöhr

 

Design:

Cover picture: Sonja Eckert (Gymnasium Eschenbach)

Design: VERESdesign | Marketing & Design, Grafenwöhr

 

Further information:

Changes in the program are possible,

The Oberpfälzer Kulturbund e.V. would like to thank you for the:

Financial support from the Upper Palatinate Cultural Association

Promotion of the cultural festival of the Upper Palatinate – 44th Nordgautag