The grand finale of ITB Berlin will be taking place at the Palais am Funkturm on 10 March 2013 from 3.30 to 5 p.m. Admission to this event is included in a ticket to ITB.
At the end of the world’s leading travel trade show visitors, exhibitors and guests will be taking part in a joint celebration once again. The International Delphic Council is organising the Delphic Festival for the fourth time.
At the Palais am Funkturm the Delphic Festival will be presenting artistic highlights from around the world and providing the crowning finale to ITB Berlin 2013: Malaysia in all its magnificent colors, Indonesia with the sounds of the angklung, a traditional bamboo instrument and a recognized UNESCO World Cultural Heritage, Azerbaijan with graceful and acrobatic dance performances, South Africa with the well-known African poet Zolani Mkiva, Nelson Mandela, and Greece with a duo called Aënaos.
The Annika-Bosch Quintet from Weimar and Die Töchter Düsseldorfs will be playing jazz, swing and ballads and the internationally famous Thüringer Folklore Tanzensemble Rudolstadt with its 165-member dance ensemble will be giving impressive stage performances.TV presenter Mary Amiri will be hosting the programme of events in typically charming manner: Zolani Mkiva moderated the opening of the 2010 World Cup in South Africa and the Azerbaijan State Dance Ensemble made quite an impression at the European Song Contest in Baku in 2012. The dancers from Thuringia have already played to enthusiastic audiences in more than 20 countries on four continents around the world.