Dear Fulbrighters and Friends,
We kindly invite you to the General Assembly and Winterball which will be held February 15- 17, 2019 in the city of Düsseldorf, with the Winterball itself taking place in the Rheinlandsaal of the Hilton Hotel.
We are proud to offer a program around the General Assembly that will give you the opportunity to discover Düsseldorf, capital of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, a city that is very open minded, booming and famous for its fashion, arts scene and Altbier. We’re sure you’ll enjoy the weekend!
For more information, see below or read the event flyer.
Friday, February 15th
- 18:00 Reception of the Mayor of Düsseldorf and Fulbright alumnus Thomas Geisel
Rathaus der Stadt Düsseldorf, Jan-Wellem-Saal, Marktplatz 2, 40213 Düsseldorf, space is limited to 90 people
- 20:00 Get-Together
Zum Goldenen Handwerk, Marktstr. 12., 40213 Düsseldorf
Saturday, February 16th
- 09:00 – 15:30 General Assembly of the Fulbright Alumni e.V
Registrierung ab 09:00 möglich
VHS Düsseldorf, Raum 2, Bertha-von-Suttner-Platz 1, 40227 Düsseldorf
- 18:30 Winterball
Rheinlandsaal, Hilton, Georg-Glock-Str- 20, 40474 Düsseldorf
Sunday, February 17th
- 10:00 – 13:00 Brunch
Wilma Wunder, Martin-Luther-Platz 27 (Stadtmitte), 40212 Düsseldorf
- 12:00 – 14:00 City Tours (10 EUR per person)
Meeting Point: Tourist Information Office Altstadt, Marktstraße/Ecke Rheinstraße, 40213 Düsseldorf
- Option 1: Art in Düsseldorf
- Option 2: Altbier Tour
- Option 3: Harbour Houses Tour (Modern Architecture)
- Option 4: Tales and Legends Tour (Please note: this tour is cancelled!)
- Option 5: General City Tour
Please note that the fee of 100 EUR (reduced: 70 EUR) includes the reception and the actual ball (without drinks). You’ll also need to transfer the fee for the city tour (10 EUR) in advance if selected. Get-Together and Brunch need to be paid separately in the respective location. To allow for better planning, please indicate below which activities you are going to attend. Every person who plans to attend needs to sign up for him-/herself.
Participation of the General Assembly is open to all members of the Fulbright Alumni e.V., independent of the Winterball.
Once registered you will receive a confirmation email within the next few days. Please make sure you also check your spam folder.
By registering you agree that photos and videos may be taken of you and that these photos or videos may be published publicly.
Please transfer the fee until January 29rd, 2019 to the bank account provided in the confirmation email.
After January 29rd, 2019 a late fee of additional 20 EUR on top of the ticket price will apply. We cannot refund any Winterball or guided tour fee if you cannot participate.
For questions, suggestions or comments please refer to firstname.lastname@example.org
We have reserved a limited amount of rooms at the Hilton Hotel for 99 EUR per single room and 119 EUR per double room per night until January 16, 2018. Please reference Winterball when booking your room via email to email@example.com. For further hotel recommendations see this list.
All locations are easily accessible by local public transportation. Rheinbahn is the operator in Düsseldorf. For a network map see here. For ticket information see here. We recommend the 24/48 hours or happy hour tickets.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Winterball event!