German Consulate General Miami
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Welcome to the website of the German Consulate General in Miami. Here you will find information on Germany, the consular services we provide and German-related news and events in our area. We offer a wide spectrum of information, including travel, study, doing business in Germany and much more. Our German language website features information and news relevant to German citizens.
The Consulate General’s area of jurisdiction covers the State of Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Island.
The German Consulate General hosted a reception for the Miami Jewish Film Festival at Temple Beth Am on Sunday, January 18. The Consulate is a sponsor of the "Spotlight on German Cinema" which is one of the highlights during the Festival this year. Guests who went to see the German film “Farewell, Herr Schwarz” enjoyed kosher wine and cookies before the screening.
On Saturday, Consul General Juergen Borsch went to Jacksonville where 2 German Bundesliga Teams – Bayer Leverkusen and 1. FC Köln (Cologne) – participated in the Florida Cup as part of the BundesligaWorldTour. The two teams competed against two teams from Brazil at EverBank Field in Jacksonville.
Consul General Juergen Borsch paid a visit to the home of Holocaust survivors Sidney and Mira Rosenstein. During the visit, Mr. Rosenstein, a wonderful and talented painter, showed Mr. Borsch his art work which in part dates back 50 to 60 years. In 2015, Germany and Israel will celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations. Among other events, the Consulate General will host an exhibition showing a selection of Mr. Rosenstein's wonderful work.
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The German Consulate General hosted an opening reception for the art exhibition "MostlyMusicArt" by Madeleine Meehan. It was a wonderful evening with guests enjoying hors d'heuvres and wine while strolling through the beautiful exhibition. It will be on display until the end of February 2015.
The Committee on Agriculture of the Bavarian Parliament traveled to Georgia and Florida from Nov. 15 - Nov. 21. The main topic of the trip was the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and the economic development between Bavaria and the United States. Consul General Jürgen Borsch as well as Honorary Consuls Brock McClane (Orlando) and Norma Henning (Naples) accompanied the group during their trip in Central Florida.
Joining the celebrations around the world, Brock McClane, the German Honorary Consul in Orlando, and his wife Sarah hosted a street party in honor the the 25 year anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Many guests followed the invitation on Sunday afternoon and enjoyed German food and German music.