Wednesday, 23-11-2005, Berlin
On Wednesday, 23rd November two simultaneous events took place in and in Berlin (at the Pergamon Museum) and in Lisbon (at the Gulbenkian Museum). In Berlin approximately 70 participants attended the launch including 26 German and international media and numerous representatives of the Muslim community of Germany, the Ambassador of the Arab League and the President of the Association of Muslims in Germany among others. The event concluded with a speech of the German ambassador to the Barcelona Process who contextualised the Discover Islamic Art project within the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. In both venues the project produced great enthusiasm and interest and numerous institutions expressed their wish in establishing a cooperation with MWNF and in joining the Virtual Museum.
Venue: Museum of Islamic Art at the Pergamon Museum
Organised by: Staatliche Museen Berlin