The Berlin Reunion

1,828 views

Published on

Photos with music.

Published in: Travel
8 Comments
3 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,828
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
6
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
107
Comments
8
Likes
3
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

The Berlin Reunion

  1. THE BERLIN REUNION
  2. THE BERLIN REUNION <ul><li>1.5 million people filled the streets of Berlin, Germany to watch a several-day performance by France's Royal de Luxe street theatre company titled &quot;The Berlin Reunion&quot;. </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the 3 October 2009 celebrations of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Reunion show featured two massive marionettes, the Big Giant, a deep-sea diver, and his niece, the Little Giantess. </li></ul><ul><li>The storyline of the performance has the two separated by a wall, thrown up by &quot;land and sea monsters&quot;. The Big Giant has just returned from a long and difficult - but successful - expedition to destroy the wall, and now the two are walking the streets of Berlin, seeking each other after many years apart. </li></ul><ul><li>The following photos tell the rest of the story. </li></ul>
  3. The Little Giantess has a shower in front of Berlin's City hall (&quot;Rotes Rathaus&quot;) on October 2, 2009
  4. The feet of the Little Giantess can be seen in front of the Rotes Rathaus on October 2, 2009
  5. The Little Giantess takes her first steps in front of the Rotes Rathaus on October 2, 2009
  6. Crowds of spectators surround the Little Giantess on October 2, 2009
  7. A girl briefly rides on the arm of the Little Giantess on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009
  8. The Little Giantess walks through Berlin, seeking her Uncle, the Big Giant, on October 2, 2009
  9. The Little Giantess makes her way down Berlin's Friedrichstrasse on October 2, 2009
  10. Members of the street theatre group Royal De Luxe move the Little Giantess, now dressed in a yellow slicker, in front of the Rote Rathaus in Berlin, on October 2, 2009
  11. The Little Giantess arrives in front of Berlin's City hall with the TV tower in background on October 2, 2009
  12. The Little Giantess rides in a boat in front of Berlin's TV tower on October 2, 2009
  13. A police boat makes its way past the &quot;Big Giant“ who is lifted out of the water on October 3, 2009
  14. Members of the street theatre group Royal De Luxe (&quot;Lilliputians&quot;) lift the 9.5 meter tall Big Giant out of the river Spree on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009.
  15. Water sheds from the feet of the Big Giant as he is lifted from the on October 3, 2009
  16. The Big Giant begins his search through Berlin for his niece, the Little Giantess on October 3, 2009
  17. The Big Giant is moved across a bridge on October 3, 2009.
  18. The Big Giant makes his way past the Reichstag (Germany's parliament) on October 3, 2009.
  19. The Big Giant makes his way through the crowd on October 3, 2009
  20. The Big Giant
  21. The boots of Big Giant
  22. The Big Giant is walked by performers on October 3, 2009
  23. Removing the helmet of the Big Giant in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on October 3, 2009
  24. The Little Giantess in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on October 3, 2009
  25. The Big Giant and his niece, the Little Giantess share an embrace as they are reunited once again, in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on October 3, 2009.
  26. The Big Giant and the Little Giantess, newly reunited, sleep in each others' arms in front of the Brandenburg Gate on October 3, 2009
  27. The Big Giant wakes in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on October 4, 2009
  28. The Little Giantess and the Big Giant make their way through Berlin toward a waiting boat on October 4, 2009
  29. Little Giantess walks through Berlin on Sunday, October. 4, 2009
  30. The Little Giantess looks up at papers floating down to the crowd, representing the tens of thousands of letters intercepted by East Germany's Stasi secret police, now symbolically returned to the people, on October 4, 2009
  31. The foot of Big Giant on October 4, 2009
  32. The Little Giantess makes her way past the Reichstag in Berlin on October 4, 2009
  33. The Big Giant and the Little Giantess are lifted into a boat for their departure during the fourth day of a street theatre in Berlin, October 4, 2009.
  34. Big Giant and Little Giantess leave Berlin on a boat on October 4, 2009
  35. Little Giantess rests on her uncle, the Big Giant as they leave Berlin on October 4, 2009
  36. THE END You Can Keep Listening To The Music Or Press ‘Esc’ To Exit

×