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.
January 27, 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. Commemorating the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Consular Corps in Tampa together with Holocaust Survivors remembered the tragedy of the Holocaust in a candle lighting to mourn the six million Jews who lost their lives.
50 years after the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany, and 25 years after German Reunification, Aviad Arik Herman, an Israeli designer and grandson of a Holocaust Survivor creates the National Costume for Josefin Donat, Miss Universe Germany, on the occasion of the Miss Universe Pageant 2015 in Doral, Miami. The costume reflects the Fall of the Berlin Wall and was among the top five rated costumes in the contest.
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.