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30 Years Since the Fall of the Wall – 30 Years Since the Velvet Revolution

Looking back on the events of 1989

For Germany and Central and Eastern Europe, 1989 marked the beginning of fundamental changes. There are few examples in history in which, in such a short span of time and in so many countries, the entire state system transformed so fundamentally – politically, economically and culturally. What happened in 1989? What lessons does it hold for us today?



Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung und Honorarkonsulat der Slowakischen Republik in Bad Homburg
The event is free of charge


Imrich Donath

honorary consul of Slovakia

Dr. Peter Lizák

ambassador of Slovakia

Prof. Rita Süssmuth

president of the Bundestag 1989–1999

František Mikloško

speaker of the Slovak National Council 1990–1992

Milan Horáček

Daniel Kraft

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung