Hafengeburtstag – Ships Fireworks and more…

“Hafengeburtstag” which literally translates to Harbor Birthday or Port Birthday is a unique festival celebrated in the northern Hanseatic city of Hamburg in Germany.

May 7th, 1189 was decided as the anniversary of the Hamburg Port and 2016 marked the 827th year of the same and the festival which has been celebrated since 1977, was held from 5th to 8th May.

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