Love Parade (Peace on Earth)
This album is about the 1995 Love Parade in Berlin. Its motto was 'Peace on Earth'; participants: 280,000.

The Love Parade (German: Loveparade) is a popular festival and parade that originated in 1989 in Berlin, Germany, and is held annually since then.

History

The Love Parade has its roots in the spirit of a changing Europe. In 1989, it was first celebrated four months before the demolition of the Berlin Wall. It was started by the fresh Berlin Underground under the initiative of Matthias Roeingh aka "Dr. Motte". It was held as a political demonstration for peace and international understanding through music.

Until 1996, the parade was held on the famous Berlin "Kurfürstendamm". Since by then, not only the Kurfürstendamm was overcrowded but the streets and even railway tracks near the Ku'damm too, the parade moved to the "Straße des 17. Juni" which is near the Tiergarten Park in the center of Berlin by the Brandenburg Gate and provided plenty of space. The center of the parade is the Siegessäule in the middle of the park, and the golden angel on top of the column has become a symbol of the parade.

Source: Wikipedia


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