Börne Prize awarded to Daniel Kehlmann in Paulskirche | EUROtoday

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The solely flag on the rostrum is the blue European star-spangled banner. It is election Sunday in Frankfurt, but in addition awards Sunday, and the venue for the awards ceremony is the Paulskirche, probably the most symbolic place of democracy within the metropolis, if not the entire nation. However, the general public's participation within the awards ceremony isn’t notably nice, the corridor stays half empty. One has to fret concerning the quantitative judgment of town treasurer Bastian Bergerhoff when he enthuses in his welcoming speech concerning the “packed Paulskirche”.