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Churches & Cemeteries

Last Update: 2019-05-19

Friday, 07th June 2019

Südfriedhof (South Cemetery)

20.15

Guided tour (in German): “Living cemeteries - part I”
Meeting point: West Entrance (Friedhofsweg 3)
The nature conservation organisations “Naturschutzbund Leipzig” (NABU), Borna-Birkenhain ecological station and “Naturschutzinstitut” (NSI) invite you to a fascinating and informative guided tour about the animal world at Leipzig's South Cemetery.

21.15

Guided tour (in German): “Living cemeteries – part II”
Meeting point: Columbarium
In the second part of the tour, interested visitors can learn all about bats and then try to track them down with special tracking devices.

Saturday, 08th June 2019

Südfriedhof (South Cemetery)

17.00

Guided tour (in German): “Cemetery Whispers Part I: Of Crowns of the Dead, Revenants and the Fear of Apparent Death” with the art historian Dr. med. Anja Kretschmer
Meeting point: Große Trauerhalle (large funeral hall) – the number of participants is limited to 70 persons

Sunday, 09th June 2019

Kirchenruine Wachau (Church ruin in Wachau)

14.00

Concert: The Moon And The Nightspirit (Neoclassic and World Music from Hungary)

Peterskirche (St. Peter's Church)

15.30

“In the course of time“ – Gothic Christian – “Gothic Christ XVIII“

from 15.30

open church

16.00 and 18.00

Scene church service: “In the course of time“
Sermon: Patrik Thiele, music: Aurago & Ebenbild

Südfriedhof (South Cemetery)

11.00 to 16.00

The mourning halls and the crematorium are open for inspection.

16.00

Große Trauerhalle (large funeral hall)
Concert: “that sounds can carry...“ – Choir concert for Pentecost with the Men's choir of North Leipzig
Inter alia works by Mathieu Neumann, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Jacob Arcadelt.

18.00

Große Trauerhalle (large funeral hall)
Reading (in German): “Cemetery Whispers – The Book“
with art historian Dr. Anja Kretschmer

Monday, 10th June 2019

Südfriedhof (South Cemetery)

18.00

Guided tour (in German): “Cemetery Whispers, Part II: All about corpses – Wakes, Body Snatching and Mortuary Wax” with art historian Dr. med. Anja Kretschmer
Meeting point: Große Trauerhalle (large funeral hall) – the number of participants is limited to 70 persons