From October the radio play Der Teddy und die Tiere (The Teddy and the Animals) based on a picture book by Michael Ende will take a place on the list of best audio books of the HR2.
On 6 September 2007 at 6 pm, Der Wunschpunsch (The Night of Wishes) will celebrate its premiere in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The story about the evil sorcerer Irrwitzer will be performed in a production by Margot Schäfer and with music by Helmut Sinz up to 16 September. The performances are part of the Garmisch-Partenkirchen cultural summer programme.
Michael-Ende-Fans and Visitors of Garmisch-Partenkirchen have a new attraction to enjoy: On 1 September 2007 a permanent exhibition dedicated to Michael Ende will be opened. In the Kurhaus in Garmisch visitors can immerse themselves into the world of the popular writer daily between 10am and 6pm. The entrance fee is 3 Euro for adults (2.50 Euro during the cultural summer programme “KULTurSOMMER”) and 1 Euro for children up to the age of 18. After all, Michael Ende was born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on 12 November 1929.