International Hanseatic League Day

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International Day of the Hanse

A day of celebration for all Hanseatic towns and cities, May 21st, 2011

One important task for all member towns and cities is to maintain, or rediscover, their self-awareness as part of the HANSE. To this end the HANSE has established an International HANSE Day. One day is set aside every year on which each Hanseatic town or city celebrates this festival not only for itself but also, in celebrating, with every other member, too.

Exhibitions, city guides and a range of activities relating to the theme of trade aim at recalling the spirit of the Hanseatic League - so that people can not only remember the Hanseatic history of their town or city, but also develop a feeling for what it means to live in a trading city that is, even today, part of a European network.

Read the full article at hanse.org



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Location: Hamburg, Germany

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Related Links

Hanse - Official website

www.hanse.org/en/hanse_tourism/international_hanse_day






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