Michael and Anne Dietrich are father and daughter, both born during the GDR. On this German Unity Day, they share their story and view of the Peaceful Revolution with The Leipzig Glocal.
An interview with a local historian about the events leading up to the Peaceful Revolution: “When everyone gets behind one goal, you can actually change history.”
Petra Köpping, Minister of State for Equality and Integration of Saxony, shares her experience as a young politician in the GDR during the Peaceful Revolution.
The events of Autumn ’89 are central to East German identity and close to the people’s hearts. If you want to connect to the people and the place, it’s well worth reading up on this important part of history.
Today you probably came into contact with at least one piece of Bauhaus. A brief history, examples and images from the legendary movement, whose 100th anniversary is being celebrated here in Leipzig with a GRASSI Museum exhibit.
And just like that, inconspicuously, the director of Fitzcarraldo walks in.