Intercultural Summer Festival

Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg and Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences are pleased to invite you to this year's Intercultural Summer Festival on June 12, 2024 from 3.00 p.m. on the meadow in front of the FestungMark! With this special event, we want to bring people from different nations together to celebrate and showcase the diversity of our universities and the city of Magdeburg.

Immerse yourself in a colorful world of traditional dances, songs and delicious dishes. Let yourself be enchanted by the colorful traditional costumes and rousing live music. For our younger guests, there is an exciting children's program that is guaranteed to provide fun and entertainment.

Tanz der indischen Studierendengruppe beim Sommerfest (c) Jana Dünnhaupt Uni Magdeburg

The queer community is another important part of our cultural mosaic. A special highlight of the day is the performance by the queer rock band Spezi im Glas.


Intercultural Summer Festival - program

Moderated by Zora Slomna & musically accompanied by DJs from Love Foundation e.V. & Luises Garten

3:00 p.m. Coffee and cake sponsored by the Rector of OVGU
4:00 p.m. Welcome & greetings
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Strackeljan (Rector of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)
Prof. Dr. Manuela Schwartz (Rector of Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences, video message)
4:15 p.m. Moderated presentation of the country groups
Bulgaria, China, India, Jordan, Nigeria, Philippines, Ukraine, France, USA
6:00 p.m. Musical contribution by the band “Spezi im Glas”
6:45 p.m. Singer-songwriter Luisa Laakmann
8:15 p.m. Paguyuband (Indonesian band)
9:00 p.m. Indian live act
10:00 p.m. Aftershow party in the Stübchen


Come along and experience an unforgettable day full of intercultural encounters and shared joy. Bring friends and family - the more the merrier! Let's celebrate diversity, cosmopolitanism and cohesion in Magdeburg together.

We look forward to seeing you!


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Last Modification: 06.06.2024 - Contact Person: Katja Grunenberg