These events are organized by the Host Organizing Committee (HOC) for the 2019 Rotary International Convention Hamburg.
The Reeperbahn: Hamburg's most (in)famous party district. Formerly a place where sailers would go after returning from the sea, the Kiez is home to clubs and bars that play electronic dance music, rock, metal, indie and jazz music. Did you know that the Beatles made their debut here too? On the night before the Preconvention begins, we would like to show you this fun and diverse part of the city.
Join us for the official Preconvention Welcome Party in Hamburg's Chamber of Commerce, an historic building located in the heart of the city of maritime trade. Make new friends from around the world and enjoy an evening that is filled with music, drinks and more! Moin, Moin and welcome to Hamburg!
Participate in a bike tour through the beautiful city of Hamburg! The 18 km tour will begin in the tranquil southeast of Hamburg and end in the bustling city center. Bikers are asked to meet in Bergedorf at 7am; the tour will end at 10am at the Hamburg city hall. Bikers of all levels are welcome to participate.
Hamburg is not only known for its harbor, but also for its unique party scene! Join us on Saturday night to celebrate the 35th charter anniversary of the Rotaract Club of Hamburg-Alstertal in one of Hamburg's most famous and fun party locations: the Edelfettwerk, where an industrial-style interior meets a relaxing outdoor beach atmosphere. Experience German nightlife and be prepared for many surprises throughout the evening!
Experience an unforgettable evening of music and dance. The National Youth Ballet company, led by renowned director and artist John Neumeier, will inspire you. The world-class dancers will be accompanied by the YoungClass X orchestra.
Experience a one hour concert performed by the German Rotary orchestra in Hamburg's famous new landmark, the Elbe Philharmonic Hall. The concert hall is known for its incredible acoustics and unique architecture.
Please note: both concerts are sold out. There are several wheelchair seats still available.
Hamburg's main church St. Michaelis is one of the most beautiful baroque churches in Northern Germany and a landmark of Hamburg. The church tower is not only a jewel for Hamburg's cityscape, but also a true treasure on the inside. In the main church there are three organs that can be played together to form a symphonic cathedral organ. The sounds of the Steinmeyer, the Marcussen and the Fernwerk organs envelop the listeners from all sides and fascinates people from all over the world. Let yourself be enchanted by the timbres and the unique acoustics.