From Kiel to the World

Even in its 136th year, Kieler Woche still plays a virtuoso performance on the keyboard of festivity: Kieler Woche is the largest summer festival in Northern Europe.

From 16 to 24 June, more than three million visitors from all over the world will be diving into the colourful and multi-facetted life of Kieler Woche.

Around 2.000 events in areas of culture, sailing, summer festival, entertainment, science, politics, industry and sport come together to form a maritime symphony. Visitors are promised nine days of high spirits in the far North.

The Event Calendar
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Kieler Woche Press Releases

Press release published June 23, 2018 Duel between Poland and Australia

Who could manage the game with the waves and shifting winds the best and keep the concentration until the end, had the significant advantage on the third day of the Laser Radial World Championship.

Press release published June 23, 2018 Greece moves into 470 women’s lead

There has been some shifting around of the 470 Women’s leaderboard, with Maria Bozi and Rafailina Klonaridou of Greece now moving to the top, with Poland and Spain in hot pursuit

Press release published June 22, 2018 Brits launch into the lead on a shifty Nacra 17 course

The strong winds and shifty conditions are making it very difficult to be consistent. Yet some crews are firing in bullet after bullet. However in some of the Olympic classes the points at the top of the leaderboard remain extremely close.

Press release published June 22, 2018 Australians like the waves in Kiel

Niklas Dehne came back ashore with mast and boat separated. At the start for the second race of the Silver Fleet of the Laser Radial Worlds, his outhaul broke. "It was too much wind for my material", he commented.

Press release published June 21, 2018 Many young stars in the Laser Radial

The yellow group was sailing to the race course, starting and had to abandon: Due to an upcoming storm front, the race committee did bring the Laser Radial fleet, that is sailing the Worlds during the Kiel Week, back ashore.

Press release published June 21, 2018 A Four Seasons Day in Kiel Week

Sunshine one moment, rain the next, no wind, too much wind. It was a wild whacky day at Kieler Woche which suited some more than others...

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