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Germany: Projections illuminate Berlin's East Side Gallery for 30th anniversary of wall's fall

Germany, Berlin
November 07, 2019 at 21:07 GMT +00:00 · Published

A remaining section of Berlin Wall, dubbed the East Side Gallery after being turned into a canvas for international artists, lit up as part of upcoming celebrations marking 30 years since its fall as footage filmed on Thursday in Berlin shows.

A mix of archive footage, pictures and interviews from the time of the fall on 9 November 1989 was projected on the wall in the capital.

Numerous activities and installations have been organised throughout the German capital in the week leading up to the anniversary on November 9. The fall of the Berlin Wall came to symbolise the end of the Cold War and ideological divide between Western Europe and the Eastern Bloc.

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A remaining section of Berlin Wall, dubbed the East Side Gallery after being turned into a canvas for international artists, lit up as part of upcoming celebrations marking 30 years since its fall as footage filmed on Thursday in Berlin shows.

A mix of archive footage, pictures and interviews from the time of the fall on 9 November 1989 was projected on the wall in the capital.

Numerous activities and installations have been organised throughout the German capital in the week leading up to the anniversary on November 9. The fall of the Berlin Wall came to symbolise the end of the Cold War and ideological divide between Western Europe and the Eastern Bloc.

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