From the Jahn Museum

In the current year, many enquiries have been addressed to the Jahn Museum, which unfortunately could not be processed in the desirable manner due to staff absences due to illness. In the meantime…

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Lecture at the annual conference of the Akademischer Turnbund

In the run-up to their annual meeting this year, the Academic Gymnastics Association, which has the status of a state gymnastics association within the German Gymnastics Federation (DTB), had to make the bitter experience when a supposed right-wing grouping took part in their…

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Federal President pays tribute to the work of the "Sites of the History of Democracy

In the context of the annual conference of the working group "Places of the History of Democracy" in Berlin, in which the Jahn Society with its managing director Manuela Dietz was involved as well as the German Gymnastics Federation with Dieter Donnermeyer,…

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Federal President pays tribute to the work of the “Places of the History of Democracy”

As part of the annual conference of the Working Group "Places of the History of Democracy" in Berlin, Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier received members of the Working Group in Bellevue Palace on 8 October 2021. He praised the work of the…

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“The Cold Rings – All-German to Tokyo 1964” – Film presentation with panel discussion

The Olympic Games in Tokyo in 1964 were the last time an all-German team took part. This is the subject of the film "Die kalten Ringe" (The Cold Rings), which the Friedrich-Ludwig-Jahn-Gesellschaft e.V. produced under the auspices…

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Celebration of the revival of gymnastics after the end of the Second World War

On this occasion, the Gymnastics Association of North Hesse held a small celebration at the Jahn monument on the Schenkelsberg in Kassel-Oberzwehren. In his speech, the president of the Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Society, Dr. Josef Ulfkotte, explained the historical…

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Jahn multi-disciplines for fencers

After Corona conditional cancellation 2020 they took place under Corona conditions on 27 and 28 August 2021 in Freyburg. It was the 55th edition since 1955. At the reminiscent of the Friesenkämpfe…

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Jahn-Turnfest - Laying of a wreath at Jahn's grave of honour

Corona caused the Landesturnverband Sachsen-Anhalt to cancel this year's Jahn Gymnastics Festival in Freyburg (Unstrut). The wreath-laying ceremony at Jahn's grave of honour was to be cancelled by the state gymnastics association, the Jahn Society, the Burgenland district and the town of Freyburg;

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