Music and dance finale at ITB Berlin

BERLIN, 9 February 2017: Exotic music, colours and rhythms will feature at the ITB Berlin grand finale 12 March — admission to the show is free for ITB ticket holders.

Visitors, exhibitors and guests will gather to celebrate the finale of the 51st ITB Berlin with a spectacular show featuring African music, Caribbean songs, Andalusian rhythms and German-Greek choir music.

The event will be hosted by the award-winning television and show presenter Mary Amiri.

inside no 5Botswana, the partner country of ITB Berlin, will be taking visitors on a fascinating musical tour.

One of the high points will be the dance performances: the 15-member dance ensemble #ilovebotswana will enthral visitors with a 45-minute dance and music show directed by Andrew Kola of the Mophato Dance Theatre.

The merengue reflects the beauty and diversity of the Dominican Republic. A UNESCO addition to the Intangible Cultural Heritage List, this dance and the country’s music mirrors Caribbean people’s nature and their hospitality unlike any other cultural aspect.

Dancers and musicians will be laying bare ’Andalusia’s soul’ with an impassioned and fiery flamenco performance.

The grand finale of ITB Berlin will take place on 12 March in the Palais am Funkturm from 1530 to 1700. Admission is included in a Sunday ticket to the fair.

For more information: www.itb-berlin.de/de/Besucher/Privatbesucher/DasITBFinale/.

ITB Berlin 2017 will take place from Wednesday to Sunday, 8 to 12 March. From Wednesday to Friday ITB Berlin is open to trade visitors only. Parallel with the show the ITB Berlin Convention, the largest event of its kind, will be held from Wednesday, 8 to Saturday, 11 March 2017. Admission to the ITB Berlin Convention is free for trade visitors.