Kleist Forum Frankfurt

The characteristic house with its impressive architecture offers a diverse programme, which ranges from classical operas and operettas to theatre plays, from Jazz concerts to children and school theatre, readings and discussion forums. It is the annual host of the German Polish Music Days at the Oder, the international song festival TRANSVOCALE, ...
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Concert Hall »Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach«

The Concert Hall »C. Ph. E. Bach«, a former Franciscan church from the 13th century, invites to cultural experiences all year round. Visitors are fascinated by the connection between architecture and music, the Musikfesttage (music festival) at the Oder, the concerts of the Brandenburg State Orchestra Frankfurt, the Singakademie (choir) ...
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Brandenburg State Orchestra

The Brandenburg State Orchestra in its current form exists since 1971, when the Cultural Orchestra Frankfurt and the Orchestra of the Kleist Theatre merged into the Philharmonic Orchestra Frankfurt. After Niko Athinos took over the musical directorship, the significant musical development of the orchestra started. Athinos heightened ...
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Singakademie Frankfurt (Oder)

The tradition of the Singkademie (choir) dates back to 1815. During that year the Frankfurt doctor Dr. Petersen, Prof. Spieker and the son of the last rector of the Alma mater Viadrina, C.L.Wnsch, set up the »Singegesellschat« (lit society for singing) in Frankfurt (Oder). In 1870 it was renamed into »Singakademie« and its choral ...
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Frankfurt ecumenical church choir

The Frankfurt ecumenical Church Choir has about 71 members, and this includes people that are not belonging to any faith. The choir was founded by amalgamating several parish choirs of the town. The choirs repertoire includes all major symphonic choir works and its main performances are at church services, the towns old peoples homes and hospices. Stefan Hardt is the musical director since 2003.



Frankfurt children and youth church choir

The choir which is about 50 people strong perform at church services, as well a parish festivities and private functions. They regularly support the Oekomenische Kantorei performing the large oratorios. They also undertake annual concert tours through Germany and Europe. The latest press critiques praise the choir for its musical interpretation, its style confidence, its homogeneity and its intonation.



Orchestra of Frankfurts Friends of Music

The »Gesellschaft des Orchesters der Frankfurter Musikfreunde e.V« is an orchestra where people from various backgrounds come together. It was founded in 1971 as the »Sinfonieorchester der Werkttigen« (lit. Symphony Orchestra of the Working People) and it became part of the concert hall »Carl Philipp Emanual Bach«. The orchestra ...
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German Polish Youth Orchestra

The German Polish Youth Orchestra is at home in the Music School in Frankfurt (Oder). It is financed by the Kulturbetriebe Frankfurt (Oder) (cultural institution). It was established in 1973 for the promotion of cultural exchange and the making of music of German and Polish youths. Its symphonic orchestra includes 70 members, its ...
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Fanfarengarde a.d. Oder e.V. (Fanfare Guard)

Frankfurts Fanfare Guard was established in 1973 as the »Fanfarenzug des VEB Halbleiterwerkes Frankfurt/Oder« (fanfare band of the semiconductor plant). 1986 it was graded into the upper class, and built up a secondary band. In 1990 the Fanfare guard separated itself from the semiconductor plant and became ...
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Theatre of Laughter

The »Theater des Lachens Puppen- und Schauspiel e.V« emerged from the »Staatlichen Puppentheater« (State Puppet Theatre) in Frankfurt (Oder). The society was founded in 1992, and with financial backing by the Frankfurt town and Brandenburg County the theatre is the basis for keeping the tradition of a puppet theatre in Frankfurt (Oder). ...
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Cabaret „Die Oderhähne“

The Frankfurt Cabaret has existed for more than 30 years. It was founded by cabaret enthusiasts of the Kleist Theatre ensemble and while for a time it was located there too, it soon became »emancipated«. For some years now Die Oderhhne are at home in the Frankfurt Ratskeller (the basement of the town hall) the town councillors ...
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Theater Frankfurt

The »Theater Frankfurt« supported by the »Theater im Schuppen e.V.« (lit theatre in the hut) takes all of lifes small and big stories as material for its performances. It works with children, youths and adults, always on the look out for theatre (drama) as a means of communication. Besides performances for all age groups, the Theater Frankfurt is also home to a state recognised drama school with international lecturers. For its significant achievements the society of the »Theater im Schuppen« was awarded the Freiherr-von-Stein prize of the »Alfred-Tpfer-Foundation«, awarded through the Humboldt University in Berlin.



Cinema in Frankfurt: Cine Star

There are seven different screens in the »Cine Star« at the Marktplatz, where you can see the newest films.



Kleines Kino

The name stands for a small society, which since 1993 is dedicated to showing artistically valuable films, which will not be shown in the larger cinemas. The programme is extremely varied and has a regional emphasis on films of Eastern Europe. Usually the films are screened in the Auditorium Maximum of the Europa Universitt.



Museum Viadrina

The museum Viadrina is the cultural historic museum for town and region Frankfurt (Oder). Its main home is in the »Junkerhaus« (Lit donzel house), a valuable national baroque building. Since December 2001 the museum belongs to the »Stdtische Museen Junge Kunst und Viadrina«. Its permanent collection gives the opportunity to engage with ...
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Museum of Young Art

The Museum of Young Art Frankfurt (Oder) houses one of the most substantial art collections of East Germany. More than 11,000 objects paintings, illustrations, aquarelles, prints graphics, objects, installations sculptures as well as Polish graphics. It is housed in two separate buildings: the foyer in the town hall and the gothic festival hall and the Packhof of the museum in the C. -Ph.-E,-Bach-Strasse 11.




The Kleist museum is a literary museum as well as a research facility, which pays homage to the life and works of the dramatist and novelist Heinrich von Kleist (1771 1811) and also to the poets Ewald Christian von Kleist (1715 1759, Franz Alexander von Kleist (1769 1797) and Friedrich de la Motte Fouqu (1777 1843). The museum ...
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Insiders already know that Frankfurt is a town of sport. But many visitors to the Oder town (and even some of Frankfurts inhabitants) do not know exactly how many gold, silver and bronze medals Frankfurts athletes have brought home from Olympic Games, World and European Championships and which famous names are connected with the ...
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