At Pentecost, “Cultural City Uncle LIVE 2022 with design + creation on the Rhine”

Announcement from 29/05/2022

For ten years, Unkel has been officially designated as a “Cultural City on the Rhine”. A visible expression of this dedication is the event “Kulturby Unkel LIVE 2022 – design + gestaltung am rhein”, which can be experienced during the days of Pentecost on the Rhine promenade and in the picturesque old town.

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uncle. In the joint project of the development agency and the city, Unkel’s artists and cultural workers present themselves on Pentecost (June 5) and Pentecost (June 6) between 11 and 18 together with the exhibition “design + gestaltung am rhein”, the popular market for modern design and crafts.

During the varied experience days in the cultural city on the Rhine, shops, studios, workshops and restaurants are open both days. Musical entertainment is not neglected either, and the gastronomic offer is also varied. The tourism and trade association in the artist Martiné Seibert-Raken’s studio on Frankfurter Strasse promises culinary delights.

The Unkel History Association also offers a visit to the Unkel Prison Tower on the Rhine promenade on 5 June. From 2 pm to 4 pm you can visit the fortress and prison tower from 1550, in which the young Ludwig van Beethoven, according to legend, was imprisoned for one night. There is free admission.

Two-day outdoor exhibition
“Kulturby Unkel LIVE 2022 with design + gestaltung am rhein” guarantees a wide range of offers for the whole family, which in turn makes a visit to the rhinomantic cultural city Unkel worthwhile. As part of Kulturstadt Live 2022, “design + gestaltung am rhein 2022” promises for the 15th time an interesting Pentecost weekend full of art, design and crafts. The beautiful Unkel Rhin promenade is the perfect backdrop for artists and artisans from all over Germany. The two-day open-air exhibition with a unique atmosphere and high-quality art products has been a true attraction in the cultural city of Unkel for many years and will once again make the city a magnet for art and design enthusiasts in the Rhineland. this year. Again, there will be much to discover in the stimulating world of design.

For at this exhibition of applied arts and design, several professional designers present their current selection of arts, crafts and designs at several individual stands. The range of “design + gestaltung am rhein” includes gemstones, metal, wood and furniture design, jewelry, fashion and textiles, ceramics, sculptures, collages, paintings, objects and drawings, as well as natural soaps, fragrant oils and much more modern. , individual, creative and of high design quality.

“Wood + metal workshops” are offered on the Rhine promenade. Both children and adults have the opportunity to design their own creations with manual work. Small items can be made and taken away. Professional designers will provide helpful support to workshop participants.

With hopefully the best Pentecost weather, visitors to “Cultural City Unkel LIVE 2019 – design + gestaltung am rhein” on June 5 and 6 can look forward to two entertaining days of adventure for all generations!


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