On 24 August, the community center at Leipzig East will spotlight Irish culture.
It’s 1824 all over again at the heart of Leipzig.
Pakistan lost one of their own this week – born and raised in Leipzig – but they will never lose her contribution to their lives.
The beauty of the project is that it can be actively enjoyed, with not only the sight and intellectual senses being awakened, but with the possibility of hearing music samples at each location, or imagining the songbird in a Leipzig park which inspired one of Mahler’s melodies.
In the intimate room, it isn’t just the narrative of the play that we, the audience, are immersed in; a braid of colourful narratives weaves itself throughout the room, gliding between the storytellers, the puppeteers and the audience.
Rummaging through the shelves of Leipzig is like a little girl playing dress-up in her grandmother’s wardrobe. Sometimes you have to dig deep and wait over ten minutes for the next tram to the next flea market, but finding that perfect piece (ahem, eye hologram necklace) is worth the over ten minute wait.