September 24, 2017
The Election Party (Wahlparty) was organized for the German-speaking community in order to discuss and watch together the announcement and TV discussions on the results of the German Bundestag Elections.
The event was organized in cooperation with a number of the St. Petersburg branches of German organizations. The working language of the event was German.The goal of the event was to reflect on the current political and social situation in Germany, which influenced the elections’ outcome as well as to exchange reactions and opinions about the results, their reasons and possible consequences. Therefore, prior to the elections, a short introduction about the German political system was made and the video advertising shorts of all the political parties were shown to the audience. Then, a lively public discussion with participation of German business representatives and students was held on the questions of the electoral campaign, possible results and the specific features of the 2017 elections.