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Kleist Festival in Frankfurt-Oder again soon – book your room in the hotel in Frankfurt-Oder now

Kleist Festival in Frankfurt-Oder again soon – book your room in the hotel in Frankfurt-Oder now

From October 6th to 16th, residents and guests in Frankfurt-Oder can again look forward to many cultural events as part of the Kleist Festival. If you are in one at that time Hotel in Frankfurt-Oder are guests, you can visit one of over 25 events such as exhibitions, concerts, workshops or plays. This year, on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death, the main focus is on William Shakespeare. Shakespeare influenced many other artists, including Heinrich von Kleist. This is why you can engage with various poets as part of the Kleist Festival this year.

It starts with the presentation of the Kleist Promotional Prize. This is the 21st time that young playwrights have been honored with it. This year, the prize goes to Thomas Köck for his play "Flooding Paradise". Immediately after the award ceremony, the play can be seen as a theatrical premiere in the Kleist Forum. A highlight of the Kleist Festival will be the special exhibition "Shakespeare and Kleist: Genius and Imitator?" in the Kleist Museum. Conferences, readings and film screenings in the Kleist Museum focus primarily on the relationship between Kleist and Shakespeare. For example, the 1952 film adaptation of Orson Welles' "Othello" will be shown at the end of the Kleist Festival.

In the Kleist Forum, on the other hand, there are concerts with music from different eras. The actor and musician Christian Redl will celebrate the premiere of his Francois Villon program there. Redl sings texts by the most important French poet of the late Middle Ages. The musician Jan Plewka, known from the rock band Selig, will also appear with his interpretation of Rio Reiser songs.

The “poet competition” is sure to be entertaining. Here Shakespeare, Kleist and Goethe face poetry slammers. The evening is appropriately named “Dead or Alive”. In the end, the audience decides who wins. Actually, the poetry slam itself is a poetry competition. Each participant recites self-written texts within a certain period of time.

There is something for everyone at the Kleist Festival. The program is designed in such a way that literature experts and academics can exchange ideas, but that "beginners" can also find entertaining access to theater and music. Some offers are even suitable for the whole family. If you are in October in a Hotel in Frankfurt-Oder are guests, you are welcome to check in advance which event is suitable for you and reserve your ticket. From ours Hotel in the center of Frankfurt-Oder from the venues can be reached quickly and easily.

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