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On January 22 we celebrated the Franco-German Day. 59 years ago
years ago, Konrad Adenauer and Charles de Gaulle signed the Élysée Treaty, marking the beginning of the
Franco-German friendship. Even before the signing
Charles de Gaulle was a guest in Ludwigsburg. De Gaulle’s legendary speech to
German youth in the courtyard of the Residence Palace will be 60 years old on September 9, 2022.
2022 for the 60th time. And the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele also have a special
On February 12, 1949, the Koeckert Quartet played a festive concert in the Order Hall of the Residence Palace as part of the Ludwigsburg Palace Concerts to mark the founding of the Franco-German Institute based in Ludwigsburg. The very renowned ensemble had already framed the founding event in the morning. In the following years, Wilhelm Krämer, the first director of the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele, invited a large number of French artists to the festival.
With our series »Fest Spiel Geschichten«, which will be launched on January 25. on our Facebook and Instagram page, we are embarking on a journey through time and look back on the almost 90-year history of the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele. Schlossfestspiele. Special finds from the archive will be presented at presented at regular intervals and bring back events worth recounting. to the surface.