The president of the bavarian state parliament, barbara stamm, has on thursday, 28. June, the burger prizes of the bavarian state parliament awarded in the maximilianeum. The eight-member jury had to evaluate a total of 106 entries, including one from the friends of the twin town of kitzingen on the theme of "bavaria living europe. Kitzingen was not one of the prize winners, but former oberburg champion bernd moser as chairman of the partnership committee and willi paulus as a member of the board were able to take away a lot of ideas for their own work.
The first prize, worth 15,000 euros, went to the "pulse of europe bavaria" citizens’ movement, which organizes rallies and mobilizing actions every first sunday of the month in 15 bavarian cities so far. The second prize, worth 10,000 euros each, was awarded to "europe union augsburg" and "junge aktion der ackermann-gemeinde" in munich. The third prize, worth 7500 euros each, was also awarded twice to "european network in sinzing" and "living and learning together in europe" from passau.
A special tribute was paid to 98-year-old adalbert mischlewski from grafing, who has spent decades promoting reconciliation between germany and france. The event was moderated by former "mister tagesschau" ulrich wickert. The show dance group majorettes from gerolzhofen provided a lively finale.