Anne-Marie Descôtes and Premier Tobias Hahn – Picture by Saarland.de.
Friday, 10 January 2020, Saarbrücken, The Saarland, Germany: Premier of The Saarland, Tobias Hans, hosted a traditional New Year reception held in conjunction with a ceremony was held in the Congress Hall to commemorate the state’s one hundred years of history.
Amongst the speakers and prominent guests during there ceremony were German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, historian Prof. Dr. Jörn Leonhard, or French Ambassador Anne-Marie Descôtes.
A musical programme was provided by the State Orchestra of The Saarland, and the Thomas Blug Band with Scorpions drummer Herman Rarebell.
To the reception Saarlanders who especially volunteer in the field of regional and local history were invited.
For further information:
Saarland State Chancellery: https://www.saarland.de/SID-BD35DB70-DB84120C/250309.htm
Franco-Saarlandish cooperation in culture and education: https://www.saarland.de/6767_252971.htm