The International Danube Festival 2018 has begun.
State Secretary from Baden-Württemberg Theresa Schopper opened the Festival together with other celebrity guest, accompanied by the Danube Festival fanfare, which was played by eight members of the Junge Bläserphilharmonie Ulm. From the middle of the river the prominence welcomed and greeted visitors from all the Danube countries.
The Danube truly is THE European river and more than ever the Festival is an occasion to celebrate the European idea of peace and freedom.
Read more about the opening of the Festival here (in German) https://www.swp.de/suedwesten/staedte/ulm/eroeffnung-im-fluss-27106104.html