Saturday, November 9, Berlin remembers. Nostalgic melodies and strong images, this concert brings together tonight all generations, 30 years after the fall of the wall. “At the time, I was in the army and I could not live this moment, it was so sudden,” says a man. “It wakes mostly memories,” says a Frenchman who was already present during the fall of the wall. “In the morning, the official commemoration was particularly sober.
Angela Merkel laid a candle in memory of the Germans killed when crossing the wall that separated East and West. In the reconciliation chapel erected on the former no mans land of Berlin, the German Chancellor warned Europe against the growing temptations to withdraw into oneself. “Our values: democracy, equality, the rule of law, freedom, and the defense of civil rights are values that are not self-evident. embody: around the chancellor today, no leader of the great western nations.Only the former president of the Eastern bloc countries were present.
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