Saturday, June 28, 2014

Michael Jackson Exhibit at The rock'n'popmuseum in Gronau, Germany

For Michael Jackson fans in or around Germany : There will be a nice exhibition at the rock´n'popmuseum in Gronau Germany of Michael Jackson memorabilia, from the private collection of Chris Julian Dittmar. ~ Qbee

Michael Jackson Memorabilia - The Dittmar Collection

Starting June 24th 2014 at The Rock N Pop Museum in Gronau, Germany 
Special Exhibition from June 24, 2014 - Sept 21, 2014

Just one day before Michaels 5th Anniversary of his untimely passing on June 24, 2014, the doors of the exhibition opens for fans and museum visitors. They will see a extract from the "Dittmar Collection", the private collection of Chris Julian Dittmar, which is among the largest and most valuable Michael Jackson collections worldwide. Hundreds of exhibits, the collector from his possession together with the aim to bring the visitors to both the private individual as well as the world famous Mega Star closer, who held the world for decades in breathless.

Michael Jackson was already a living legend. His untimely death in June 2009 made him immortal. The King Of Pop is one of the most famous people in history. He broke all records in the music industry. With Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, he won eight Grammy awards in one night. 4.5 million viewers watched his History World Tour, which is the most successful concert tour of all time. For his planned comeback in July 2009 at London's O2 Arena nearly 1 million tickets for the This Is were sold within a few minutes for the This is it concert series and his memorial service saw more than 1.5 billion people around the world - these are just a few of his countless records.

Chris Julian Dittmar
Exhibits include garments of the singer, including an original Billie Jean jacket that he wore in Pensacola during rehearsals for his BAD World Tour 1988, also signed by the artist and a worn shoe. Another eye-catcher are several original awards, such as: a Platinum Award, Michael Jackson was presented for 7,000,000 sold records, CDs and cassettes of the album Dangerous. Among the exhibits include a  original invitation to the private funeral and burial of Michael Jackson, which was held in Glendale on September 3, 2009 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.  video clips and audio material round off the varied appearance of the special exhibition. An audio guide provides the visitors detailed information about the objects to lift the self-imposed veil of legend.

Museum guests will have until September 21, 2014 the opportunity to visit the exhibition on the King of Pop.

Udo Lindenberg-Platz 1
48599 Gronau
Phone +49 2562 8148-0

Opening times:

Wed to Sun: 10 - 18 clock
in the school holidays also open on Tuesdays (NRW). Exception: Tuesday, June 10 will be closed the museum.

About The  Museum

On 21 July 2004, the Europe-wide unique home of rock and pop history opened its doors near the Dutch border. The museum tells the cultural history of popular music in the 20th century, supported by the latest media technology. Quite aware, the museum as a new forum of pop culture and its artistic diversity.

The rock'n'popmuseum is not a place of devotional presented alone. The focus is the music. The exhibition combined experience with information, sensual experience with interaction: sound and media installations corridors make sound experience. Sounds outstanding musicians put the visitor in former concert venues. The development of sounds - from wax cylinder to digital sound art - is made audible and tangible. In addition, the museum offers an extensive background to some 100 years of rock and pop history.

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