Guide To Soccer

Interior and Sports Minister Dr. Ingo Wolf has presented in Dusseldorf the official "NRW-Guide" for the Football World Cup in North Rhine-Westphalia. "Our NRW Guide - this is a entertaining to read and very useful guide for our guests as well as for the locals," said the Minister of Sport. The brochure, which publishes the state government in collaboration with the three host cities, on 124 pages contains a wealth of information about the World Cup of dining, shopping and cultural tips up to the Fan Fest. City and stadium maps facilitate the foreign guests the orientation. Also shown are the World Cup quarters in NRW nology leaders eight national teams.

"Once again, the extremely good cooperation between the state government and the World Cup cities in has NRW proven. The NRW-Guide helps that the World Cup in NRW is a nationwide celebration. He has the makings of a coveted World Cup souvenirs " Minister said Wolf. The NRW-Guide has a circulation of 900,000 copies in German and 400,000 in English. Guests and local World Cup fans get the guide for free. It is mainly used in the three host cities, but elsewhere in the country at the World Cup "Welcome Counters", tourism and city marketing offices, at airports, stations of the host cities, a number of other stations and in many hotels have to be.

For detailed information, the reader is at the WM Framework Programme in NRW. centerpiece is the "NRWM", a nationwide open-air festival in twelve NRW cities, the transmission of the World Cup games on giant screens with an international cultural program of the World Cup participating countries connects. 47 bands will have in 25 World Cup match days well over 300 appearances.

The following 12 pages "cultural highlights in NRW ": Information about cultural events in and outside the host cities, which are interesting for World Cup guests and media when the ball is stationary: the International Youth Theatre Festival" play off 06 "in Gelsenkirchen, via the classical -, jazz and football event " World Cup in Concert "in Essen, Hamm and Wuppertal to the Dali exhibition in Cologne or the Martin Kippenberger exhibition in Dusseldorf, to name just a few examples. Of course, this also includes the contribution of the country contributes to the framework program of the host cities, the artistry, sound and light event "Kicks & Balances".