Exhibition "Irreplaceable Landscapes" – by Dorte Mandrup
Exhibition on Dorte Mandrup's architecture in the Wadden Sea and the Ilulissat Icefjord.
2019 marks the 10th anniversary of the Wadden Sea's inscription as a World Heritage site. To celebrate this special year, the Wadden Sea community is setting up an anniversary programme with various regional and local events and activites for you as Wadden Sea resident or visitor to join in. The events can be explored below and will be updated throughout the year.
The motto is heavily intertwined with the theme of sustainability. We want to not only celebrate the nature heritage we enjoy today, but also want to protect this fragile and unique place for our future, the generations to come. Our anniversary events and activities by experiencing it in sustainable ways. Think about your contribution by joining the event by bike or public transportation. There is always a smart choice to make. Are you an organisation, SME or association with a bright idea for an event? Give us your ideas!
The Anniversary Bike Tour will be the highlight of the 10th anniversary celebrations. Two cyclist groups will start on 18 June in Ho Bugt, Denmark, and on 19 June on Vlieland, Netherlands. En route, the cyclists will stop at local celebrations, thereby drawing a golden thread to unite all Wadden Sea regions. The tour and stops can be explored in the map (soon to be) below. In the area and want to bike along? Join the group for a day’s stage. Or join the anniversary activities at the day’s tour stop.
Our Anniversary Bike Tour crosses the finish line on 30 June in Wilhelmshaven. At the Südstrandpromenade at the edge of Jade Bay a trilateral experience festival open from 10 to 18.00 marks the end of the tour. Explore the Wadden Sea at the experience market with products from the Wadden Sea region, visit the Wadden Sea World Heritage Visitor Center free-of-charge or listen to expert talks on this unique World Heritage site. You can also cross the finish line together with the cyclists, who will meet in Sand to jointly cover the last kilometres and will arrive in Wilhelmshaven at 12.30.