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In the village stands a village for dancers

In the village stands a village for dancers

There is no sign of any excitement – at least not in roland schultheib's case – before the festivities begin. "I am totally relaxed, says the chairman of the TSV. He and the club are facing a "mega party" this weekend. The sports club celebrates its 100th birthday. Birthday extensively. A four-area DJ party, assures schultheib, has not been seen here in the coburg south yet.

In the otherwise tranquil grobheirath part of the community, international disc jockeys will play a variety of music in the tent village over two nights. But that's not all: the people of rossach are expecting joey heindle, jesse ritch and hamed anousheh. The young men are familiar to the younger audience from the show "deutschland sucht den superstar" (germany is looking for a superstar) known.

On the sports field, preparations for the festival began in the middle of the week. Many club members have lent a hand over the past few days, picking up hammers and screws, laying boards and preparing the site. A "village with three rough tents stands in the meantime on the gelande. It is not surprising that with so much work there is hardly any time for a talk. But roland schultheib still takes it easy.

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Friends of the old town consider a citizens’ petition

Friends of the old town consider a citizens' petition

A meeting of the "altstadtfreunde" in the "munchner hofbrau" restaurant the main focus was on the further development of the ketschenanger site. The sale of part of the site to a private investor was approved by a large majority in the coburg city council. Plans to build a seven-story congress hotel at the site caused a stir among the population. "The friends of the old town firmly reject the sale of the angers to a private investor", stressed minier.

The friends of the old town support a motion of the city council couple wolf-rudiger benzel and martina benzel-weyh, which was proposed in the city council meeting on 23. May be treated. In it, the couple demanded that the "coburgs neuer suden" development plan be amended to revise. In addition, the city council decision should be revoked, according to which a part of the angers is sold.

If the city council should reject the application of the benzel-wey couple, christa minier, the chairwoman of the altstadtfreunde, announced a citizen petition. "We couldn't let ourselves be led around by the nose for much longer," emphasized, she said.

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Steinberg musicians touch the soul

Steinberg musicians touch the soul

The typhoon "haiyan left heavy damage in the philippines in november. The pictures of this are hard to forget. On saturday, the steinberg music society made the suffering and destruction tangible once again – in the form of the instrumental piece "soleado. The composition is especially known in germany under the title "tranen lugen nicht, sung by michael holm.

The musicians were so shocked by the natural disaster that they not only performed the work in memory of the many victims, but also donated a part of the proceeds of the concert – 200 euros. The money will go to the bavarian red cross donation account set up on the initiative of the upper franconia media group. BRK will use the money to build a medical care center in the philippines.

"Soleado" was just one of 15 stops on the journey through space and time that the orchestra took with its audience in the kronachtalhalle, which had been redecorated as a festive concert hall. The musicians had been rehearsing for the christmas concert since september. The performers actually presented their music in such a way that you felt you were part of the action. Whether it's sounds from the comic opera ("light cavalry"), world-famous musical melodies such as "evita or "cats" or hits by the beatles – images and stories full of poetry were created in his head. Absolutely amazing!