Light Opera Concert by Michael & Sebastian
A concert of Light Opera by two internationally renowned German musicians, tenor Sebastian Koching accompanied by Michael Lorcher on piano will be held in The Venue, O’Donovan’s Hotel, Clonakilty at 7.00 p.m. on Monday 24th August, 2015
Waldaschaff visit to Clonakilty in August
A delegation of 74 people from Waldaschaff will spend a week in Clonakity beginning on 19th August 2015 to celebrate "the most successful town twinning in Western Europe".
1n 1989 the Chairman of Clonakilty UDC Cllr Charles R Cullinane & Waldaschaff Burgermeister Peter Winter signed the Twinning Charter in Waldaschaff between the two towns.
The following year, 1990, a similar ceremony was held in Clonakilty when the then Chairman of Clonakilty UDC Cllr Raymond O'Neill & Waldaschaff Burgermeister Peter Winter signed the Twinning Charter.
So, 25 years after the Clonakilty event a large delegation of 74 people from Waldaschaff will spend a week in Clonakity arrriving on 19th August 2015.
The delegation will be led by Marcus Grimm, Bürgermeister of Waldaschaff and Kurt Dyroff, Chairman of Waldaschaff's twinning association 'Freundeskreis Clonakilty'.
About 35 members of Musikverein Waldaschaff led by conductor Bernd Zwiesler will travel so expect a feast of music!
Clonakilty Town Twinning Association have prepared an interesting week long programme for their entertainment which will include surfing at Inchydoney and a scenic cycle tour to Galley Head lighthouse.
One of the highlights of the week will be a free open-air concert at Emmet Square at 3.00 p.m. on Saturday 22nd August when Musikverein Waldaschaff will perform with our own Clonakilty Brass Band under renowned conductor Ger Condon.
It will be a great week for music aficionados as Musikverein Waldaschaff will lead a parade to Clonakilty Church on Sunday 23rd August where Waldaschaff native Fr Manfred Hock will con-celebrate Mass.
Waldaschaff School visits Clonakilty
On Wednesday 25th March 11 students from Waldaschaff travelled to Clonakilty to take part in a school exchange with the Clonakilty Convent of Mercy Secondary School.
Not only was it the first exchange between the two schools but it was also a unique experience for the all-girl Convent of Mercy School to have six boys attending their school.
The students (Arne Barros-Hagemann, Clara Brehm, Conny Berr, Dilan Ertürk, Felix Roth, Luis Habel, Lukas Fleischer, Luna Hessler, Melisa Erkan, Tarkan Meric ) were accompanied by School Principal Reinhold Eckert, Vice-Principal Joachim Brand, English teacher Philipp Wissel, School caretaker Steffi Brehm, Lore Steigerwald outgoing Chairman of Freundeskreis Clonakilty, Heidi Eckert and Barbara Brand.