O2 World on tour brings the premiere of the Horst Schlämmer film and Ich + Ich to Cologne

MUNICH. From 13 to 30 August, Cologne will be the second station of the mobile event arena O2 World on tour 2009. Like the May events in Munich, the categories music and comedy are planned on the festival grounds of the Südstadion; There will also be a new cinema and game event. The motto: Exclusive. Live. Free.
After the Quatsch Comedy Club delighted the audience in Munich, the ensemble of comedians will once again be among the guests in Cologne. Further programme highlights include concerts by Ich + Ich and Thomas D and the premiere of Hape Kerkeling's new project, the Horst Schlämmer film "Isch kandidiere":
-Ich + Ich on 13 August 2009
-Game Contest presented by Nokia & O2 on 18 August 2009
-Premiere of the Horst Schlämmer film "Isch kandidiere" on 19 August 2009
-Quatsch Comedy Club on 21 August 2009
-Thomas D on 23 August 2009
Tickets for O2 events are free. O2 customers can reserve tickets for the respective events in advance: Via the "Mobile Ticket" service they can register on the website www.o2worldontour.de with their mobile phone number and will be sent a keyword shortly before the event. Depending on how quickly they answer, the winner will receive a code which must be shown on their mobile phone at the entrance to O2 World on tour 2009 and ensures the admission of two people. The day before each event non-customers can also sign themselves and a partner on the guest list at all O2 shops in Cologne. It is most appropriate that the new flagship store is set to open at Hohe Strasse 65 in Cologne city centre for the kick-off concert: Anyone can take part in the celebrations on 13 August from 10 a.m. and win a city trip or a VIP package for the O2 World on tour in Cologne. Ich + Ich on 13 August 2009 With thought-provoking and profound texts about the interplay of life situations, embedded in an admirable mix of soul, pop and rock music, Ich + Ich is one of the top acts in the German music scene. Numerous awards like the Echo, the Goldene Stimmgabel and the Musikautoren prize are evidence of this. After a sold-out Germany tour last year, Adel Tawil is all set to once again convince his fans of his live qualities. Annette Humpe will not take part in the concert. Game Contest presented by Nokia & O2 on 18 August 2009 For the first time at the O2 World on tour 2009, the "Game Contest presented by Nokia & O2" will introduce a unique video game experience world with numerous game consoles, computers and mobile phones for FIFA 09, Guitar Hero, Mario Kart, Dancing Mobile and Trackmania. Anyone who would like to compete against others can enter in the Gaming Competitions which will be held the same evening. The most successful German e-sportsmen and women and FIFA players of the ESL pro series, the several times German, European and world champions, Daniel "hero" Schellhase and Dennis "styla" Schellhase will all be on the spot as well as other sports and show stars. Premiere of the Horst Schlämmer film "Isch kandidiere" on 19 August 2009 "Isch kandidiere" is the new masterpiece by the comedian, actor, singer, moderator and book author Hape Kerkeling. After numerous comedy and television awards, literary prizes and golden records, Hape Kerkeling once again slips into the role of Horst Schlämmer. In the film Horst Schlämmer has finally had enough of his job as acting chief editor of the Grevenbroicher Tagblatt and decides to go into politics to become German Chancellor. He forms his own party, the Horst Schlämmer Party (HSP) and stirs the other parties into action with a rather "Horst-style" election campaign. Horst Schlämmer will of course be present at the film premiere. Quatsch Comedy Club on 21 August 2009 Germany's best known stand-up comedy show which appears live on stage in Berlin and Hamburg every week - will now appear exclusively, live and free at O2 World on tour in Cologne. We can expect an evening of top-class entertainment with the top-class Pocher and Appelt, the great joker Ingo Oschman and the Swedish anarchist magician Carl Einar Häckner. Thomas D on 23 August 2009 Another highlight of this year's O2 World on tour will be Thomas D's concert on 23 August. After countless successful tours, television appearances, music prizes and golden records with his band Die Fantastischen Vier his third solo album "Kennzeichen D" is now in the shops. After Munich, he is interrupting his festival tour of Germany and Austria to give another guest performance at the O2 World on tour in Cologne. Exceptional location A visit to the O2 World on tour is not only worthwhile for fans of live entertainment. Friends of unusual design will also be delighted: Already outside, the motif of the amplitudes of an equaliser and the terms "music, entertainment, fashion and experience" communicate the events. Inside there is space for up to 1,400 guests at concerts, fashion shows and dance events with stage set, lighting and sound effects. There is also a VIP lounge of 140 m2 next to the performance area. More information at: www.o2worldontour.de (in German)
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