Frankfurt am Main – city of sports
Tuesday 31, May 2011
Frankfurt will be welcoming football fans from around the world to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 with a spectacular kick-off festival held on the evening prior to the opening match. On Saturday, 25th June 2011, the River Main will be transformed into a highlight reel of magical football moments.
Frankfurt Tourist+Congress Board are taking the motto of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ quite literally and are looking forward to showing you Frankfurt am Main from its most beautiful side. Frankfurt welcomes friends of football from all around the world. All of us here are ready to roll out the red carpet for “the beautiful game”, offering you exiting cultural highlights, a fantastic World Cup fan park along the River Main as well as a spectacular opening ceremony. Unique sightseeing attractions, superb shopping opportunities, traditional inns and taverns, trendy bars and countless open-air cafés combine to ensure that you will feel right at home here in Frankfurt am Main.
All matches of the World Cup will be broadcast live in the “Frankfurt Football Garden”, the official fan mile situated on the southern bank of the River Main between the Untermainbrücke and Holbeinsteg bridges in the heart of Frankfurt. A colourful programme made up of football, live music, stage shows and international cuisine awaits football fans from across the globe. Admission is free of charge.
Magical Football Moments
As an overture to the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™, Frankfurt am Main plans to welcome football fans to Germany with an exciting event held on the evening before the opening match. On Saturday, 25th June 2011, the River Main will be transformed into a spectacular showground with a multimedia football festival that is sure to surprise.
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