Coburg’s Samba Festival 2019

Where: Coburg , ,
When: Friday, July 12, 2019 - Sunday, July 14, 2019
Coburg's Samba Festival - Photo by: "Sambaco" / www.samba-festival.de

In the summer of 1992, Coburg which is located 90 km north to Nürmberg, held the first international Samba festival. Coburg that earned the title “the capital of Samba in Europe”, continues the tradition and holds every year, on the weekend of the second week of July (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) an impressive samba festival.

The festival hosts the queen of Rio de Janeiro carnival with samba bands from all over the world especially South America. The samba is heard all over the town. The coffee houses and the bars are filled with guests who dance according to the music. 

Due to the numerous visitors during the festival days and the high demand for accommodations it is recommended to check hotel rates and book rooms well in advance.

Thousands of drummers, dancers, singers and musicians with their colorful cloths turn in the three days festival the streets and squares of the quite town, to a center of tempo and exotic dance.

Attractive prices suited for all budgets, Many hotels suggest FREE CANCELLATION option or NO PREPAYMENT NEEDED – PAY AT THE PROPERTY, Get Immediate confirmation by email.
IMPORTANT !
Please note that the details of the event are subject to change. We strongly recommended that you check with the organizers before making any travel arrangements.
 

Event Related Information

Contact details:
Sambaco GmbH
Rodacher Straße 44
96450 Coburg
Phone: +49 95 61 / 70 53 70
Fax: +49 95 61 / 70 53 729
Germany
Contact Email:

Country Information

Capital:
Berlin
Currency:
Euro (EUR)
Voltage and Frequency:
230V 50Hz
Dialing country code:
+49
Time Zone:
CET (UTC+1)
UTC+1 , (Summer (DST) UTC+2)
Language:
German .
Location:
Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark.
Information email:
Tourist website:
Information address:
German National Tourist Board (GNTB) Beethovenstraße 69 60325 Frankfurt/Main Fax: +49 (0) 69/75 19 03
Climate:
Temperate and marine; cool, cloudy, wet winters and summers; occasional warm mountain (foehn) wind.
Germany background and overview
As Europe's largest economy and second most populous nation, Germany remains a key member of the continent's economic, political, and defense organizations. European power struggles immersed Germany in two devastating World Wars in the first half of the 20th century and left the country occupied by the victorious Allied powers of the US, UK, France, and the Soviet Union in 1945. With the advent of the Cold War, two German states were formed in 1949: the western Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and the eastern German Democratic Republic (GDR). The democratic FRG embedded itself in key Western economic and security organizations, the EC, which became the EU, and NATO, while the Communist GDR was on the front line of the Soviet-led Warsaw Pact. The decline of the USSR and the end of the Cold War allowed for German unification in 1990. Since then, Germany has expended considerable funds to bring Eastern productivity and wages up to Western standards. In January 1999, Germany and 10 other EU countries introduced a common European exchange currency, the euro.
[Courtesy of The World Factbook]

City Information

In-country dialing code:
9561
Longitude:
10.96667°
Latitude:
50.26667°

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