News from Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf Jazz Rally: Festival with a unique concept

For the 22nd time, Destination Düsseldorf presents the Düsseldorf Jazz Rally. At Whitsun weekend (05 to 08 June), Germany‘s largest jazz festival turns the Rhine metropolis into a great attraction for music and jazz fans from near and far. Under the patronage of Klaus Doldinger and the artistic direction of Ali Haurand and Nils Gropp, 77 concerts with national and international appeal on 30 stages and on four days provide the best musical delight possible.


The Jazz Rally concept is...

interpack 2014: World’s most important trade fair for the packaging sector

Once again in 2014, interpack is emphasising its role as the world’s most important trade fair for the packaging sector: All the available spaces in the Düsseldorf exhibition centre are booked out, about 2,700 exhibitors from industries ranging from food and beverages, confectionary and baked goods to pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods and some 160,000 trade visitors are expected. interpack is reinforcing its leading role by offering visitors the...

Petit Paris on the Rhine: The Düsseldorf France Festival

If the smell of savoury cheeses, tasty sausage, freshly baked baguette mingled with a whiff of lavender tickles your nose in Düsseldorf, then it is that time again: Three days long, the Altstadt (Old Town) is once more transformed into “Petit Paris”.



The Düsseldorf France Festival is the largest of its kind in Germany and will again attract around 100,000 Francophile visitors to the city from 04 – 06 July 2014. The organiser is Destination Düsseldorf, a business association...

Düsseldorf: A highlight of contemporary art

Düsseldorf has 26 museums and more than 100 galleries to offer its visitors. These include such famous institutions as the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen (, the Museum Kunstpalast ( and the NRW-Forum ( Where contemporary art is concerned, the state capital of Northrhine-Westphalia leads the field. The "Becher School" – to name but one direction – has produced many stars of photography: Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, Candida Höfer and...

Kö-Bogen: Düsseldorf is graced with another architectural highlight

Since 17 October, the urban project of the century is opened in Düsseldorf: The Kö-Bogen – a shopping and office mile on a piece of property of approximately 10,000 square metres in the heart of downtown Düsseldorf. None other than the New York star architect, Daniel Libeskind, designed both of the 26-metre-high buildings. He will festively open the Kö-Bogen together with Dirk Elbers, the Lord Mayor of Düsseldorf.

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