01 "The Grand Prize of Europe" for the 350 cc class race Messenger is discharged on the Elbe near Hamburg. Among the sixty riders from six Nations world and European Champion - are one front them: Kurt Mischke from Berlin. With top speeds of 150 kilometres per hour, he wins all three races.
02. "The German daily" EXPO 70 in Osaka will be opened by President Heinemann. Thousands of German and foreign visitors see the special events that are performed on this occasion in the German Pavilion "Gardens of music".
03. Munich sometimes called the unofficial capital of Germany, has justified his reputation over the course of centuries as a music and theatre. In 1972, Munich will be the sporting centre for the youth of the world for the duration of the Olympic Games. The new TV Tower on the upper meadow field has already been completed, the building of the Olympic Stadium is almost complete. To the half covered and heated grass, it will provide space for 80,000 visitors.
04. in Holzhausen am Ammersee the Weltrsum antenna of Deutsche Bundespost in the Exchange with foreign stations handles the entire phone and image traffic between Europe and the other continents. Communications satellite in space serve as spatially.
05. the passion play of Oberammergau is listed since the year 1633 by the inhabitants of the Bavarian woodcarvers village once every decade. Millions of visitors from around the world have seen the amateur dramatics from the life and death of Jesus Christ.
06. the painter Max Ernst (79) is considered to be one of the profiled representatives of European surrealism. The exhibition of the Württembergische Kunstverein in Stuttgart shows 250 works of the artist in a retrospective.
07. The German Championships, the whitewater canoeists in the Griesenschlucht on the Loisach in Garmisch-Partenkirchen are test test, at the same time for participants in the Olympic Games in 1972 in Munich. Defending champion Bernd Kast was again German Champion with his Kayak.
A touch of Castor and Metanol lay across the Elbe near Hamburg, Germany: Europe's boat stars met for the sporting fight "Grand Prix of Europe". Flying start for the first of three runs. The duel of the racing engines souped up had attracted 20,000 spectators. Soon, failures cleared the field of participants.
6 / athletes from 6 Nations had signed up for the "Grand Prix of Europe". Only motor boats of the 350-Kubikzentimer class were admitted. With a speed up to 150 kilometres of hours click the little powerhouses across the Elbe.
To the wet endurance test for drivers and boats world and Europe champions gathered - among them Kurt Mischke from Berlin - with the number 69 - the high favorite on the Elbe River.
The Berlin disappointed his followers not: he won all three races.
German day in Osaka. For 24 hours the world exhibition Expo 70 in the character of the German ball Pavilion stood. Like other States, the Federal Republic for that day on the big stage of the Expo is presented.
Federal President Heinemann opened the German day. The exhibition management of the Federal Republic was satisfied: a large Japanese Survey Institute had recently found out: the German Pavilion stands in public favor of the Japanese 6 place - despite the confusing ambitious illustration German exhibition titled: "Gardens of music". It was controversial in the Federal Republic, the Expo visitors but understood and accepted it as a note on the country of the great music tradition.
The Kessler twins sang and danced on this day for the Federal Republic. The singer helped Freddy and also the Bielefeld children's choir.
Munich. Some call it a million village and many a city with a heart.
In centuries, Munich established his reputation as a music and theatre town, as a place of lively festivals, as a natural breeding ground of a cheerful carefree way of life. Today Munich has long been an industrial and Trade Centre. But its residents is said to, that they have not lost their intimate nature in the competitive performance of a modern industrial society. Hofbräuhaus and art gallery, noise-leather originality and cultured cosmopolitanism - opposites, which not only the charm of Munich's, but may also help to find his new, unfamiliar role as a city of the Olympic Games in 1972.
Cranes, excavation, road-blocks - Munich visible on the flood of tourists in the summer of 72 is preparing.
On the upper meadow field. The new TV Tower, the landmark of the OLYMPIAPARK and later signs for visitors from all over the world. Germany's number one sports site is busy. The conditioning of the games and the Olympic village - soon comfortable hostel for 12,000 athletes - will be ready at the start of the games on time.
The stadium is nearly complete in the shell. Half covered and heated grass, it will provide space for 80,000 people.
Even if the sporting world can look in two years at Munich: Munich even retain their calm and cope with everyday life left. Scenes on the Viktualien market.
Two worlds touch in the idyllic Holzhausen am Ammersee. The space antenna of the Federal Post Office already handles the entire phone and image traffic between Europe and the other continents in the Exchange with foreign stations. 1972 Raisting is a special task: its antennas will be the single image bridges between the Olympic battle sites and the television viewers all over the world.
Satellite communications in space are the contact points for the space antenna in Raisting. She is among sports fans in Europe for two years high in the course: at that time it was the Olympic Games in Mexico. Raisting provides an additional and necessary customer service - the technical approximation of unterschiedlichenFernseh systems in the transmission.
The Raisting satellite antenna is earmarked in the Olympic program. She will be - because no one doubts in Munich - in terms of highest level, when Germany receives the youth of the world.
Oberammergau, Germany. When the Bavarian woodcarvers village wears beard, everyone knows: back 10 years have passed. Every 10 years the Oberammergau perform their passion play of the life and death of Jesus Christ, which enjoys friends Christian conciliator amateur theatre at home and abroad of popular? This time make 1,700 villagers in the service of the community work. Oberammergau had prepared themselves for two years on the large numbers of visitors from all over the world.
1.6 million people had registered ticket requests. But only 520,000 are able to experience the passion plays. 100 performances have made the Oberammergau. Her Festival Hall holds 5,200 people.
The performance of the colorful passion game goes back to an old vow of the inhabitants of Oberammergau. In 1633, the plague threatened her village, she vowed to understand the ordeal of Jesus Christ in a spectacle if they were spared. This summer, they lead to the games for the 36th time. Today a worldwide attraction has been developed from the religious beginnings of yore.
Stuttgart. 7 weeks was the exhibition of the Württemberg Art Association in the character of the painter of art criticism as barely a second who made hard to evaluate his work and to classify it reliably in the history of art: Max Ernst. The today 79 had itself prepared the exhibition. She should be - so he wanted - the last major retrospective in his lifetime. 250 catalogue numbers are out so far largest the Stuttgart exhibition than in Germany. Just a year ago, this 47-year-old wall painting was rediscovered - a fantastic garden area, the main piece of the first surrealist cycle by Max Ernst. A motif that recurs frequently: the clash between freedom and violence. The technique: Spotted on oil, with a sponge.
"Moving sea" and "Birth" of the comedy.
Still, the question is not settled, which Max Ernst once will take place in the rich history of European surrealism. That he belongs to, is safe. The techniques of collage and frottage discovered by him are neither as its bizarre subject and topics: incessant attempts to revive the light behind the reality of new worlds, absurd, cruel, funny.
The bronze sculpture "Capricorn", created in 1964. The sculptor is Max Ernst - art criticism says - back behind the painter. The Stuttgart exhibition opened a new access to the motifs and the imaging of a painter who is discovered in his homeland again.
In the Griesenschlucht they met Germany's best whitewater canoeists -. On the icy river Loisach in Garmisch, seasoned veterans and young canoeists fought German Champion honor. The 16 title fights were test test for medal contenders at the same time at the Olympic Games in Munich.
Defending champion Bernd Kast, now 21, had the whitewater course best in the handle. He was with his k-1 of champion again.
Slow motion studies of sports, the non-experts like misunderstands as playful pastime. Life vest and headgear are signs of his dangerousness.
Who had to separate itself from his kayak on the way, had an additional comfort in addition to the refreshment: are another 2 years until the Olympics.
Persons in the Film
Ernst, Max ; Freddy ; Heinemann, Gustav ; Heinemann, Hilda ; Kessler, Alice ; Scheel, Walter ; Kast, Bernd ; Mischke, Kurt
Garmisch-Partenkirchen ; Hamburg ; Munich ; Oberammergau, Germany ; Osaka ; Raisting ; Stuttgart
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