A drag queen for the seventy fifth anniversary of the German Basic Law | EUROtoday

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Germany celebrates this Thursday the seventy fifth anniversary of the Ley Fundamentalfrom the letter of rights and freedoms resurrected from the ruins of the World War II by the allies. There can be speeches, solemn occasions and, off the menu, a cheerful birthday a la Marilyn Monroe within the physique and voice of the mechanical engineer who hides behind Vicky Voyageone of many drag queen most well-known of Germany.

Vicky, for Victoria, and Voyage, as a result of she travels like the weather, has devised along with a colleague and a magician – who when not on stage acts as a lawyer – a particular version of her regular present Cabaret con Carne to have a good time the Carta Magna. They need to use burlesque, magic and comedy to strengthen democracy and reveal that almost all of society can agree on widespread values, though cabaret just isn’t comedy and its raison d'être just isn’t dissemination however quite scathing criticism of social and political occasions. But that’s not essential.

As every little thing started within the postwar interval, the present begins with the picture of Munich in ruins, a sense of dejection that doesn’t enhance with the presentation in off of the Basic Law and the concern that this present will change into an limitless studying of its 147 articles. Vicky Voyage seems together with her lengthy eyelashes and a coronary heart necklace subsequent to the drag queen Ruby Tuesday and the magician Markus Laymann. “The union of constitutional doctrine and the joy of living” begins.

Two voice actors sit subsequent to the stage. The present, certainly, can be a mixture of leisure and authorized course fundamental, a politically right cabaret that begins with the studying of the article 1: “Human dignity is inviolable.” In case anybody hasn't understood, the singer Susanne Spahn seems in a black gown and gold earrings, and the stage is bathed within the colours of the rainbow.

Article 2says the opposite actor. “Every person has the right to the free development of his or her personality, as long as he or she does not violate the rights of others.” Ruby Tuesday slaps her naked backside with two crimson hearts caught on it.

Article 7: “The entire school system is under the supervision of the State.” The drag woman takes on the position of a college principal, with a ruffled gown and crimson hair, and complains in regards to the lack of workers. “We accept everyone, men, women, diverse… We are just not allowed to make gender distinctions.”

Article 8: Some folks from the viewers rise up and go on stage. “All Germans have the right to assemble peacefully and unarmed, without registration or authorization.” Members of the Workers Welfare Democracy Chorus they sing the Beatles tune Come Together.

Article 12: All Germans have the right to freely choose their profession, place of work and study.” The musical actress Hanni Bogner thanks her mother and father for supporting her throughout her coaching. Bogner reappears on the finish of the present to sing with the remaining Earth Song of Michael Jackson amongst confetti cannons. Four hours of present and a prayer: “Take the photos, the videos and the message to the world,” shouts Vicky Voyage. “Celebrate with us the 75 years of the Basic Law.”