Academic institutions extend an invitation to the Winter Ball

Festive soirée in the Nuremberg Meistersingerhalle

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), in association with the Ohm-University of Applied Sciences, the Academy of Fine Arts, the Evangelical University of Applied Sciences and the Nuremberg College of Music, cordially invites all students, family and friends of the university and colleges to a festive Winter Ball on Saturday 28 January 2012. Numerous guests of honour from the fields of science, media, politics, business and administration are expected to be in attendance at this major social event. Ball proceedings will commence in the Nuremberg Meistersingerhalle at 8p.m. Doors open at 7p.m.

Entertainment in the form of displays and acrobatic feats is to be provided courtesy of competitive dance couples from the TSC Rot Gold Casino Nuremberg dance club, three-time German pole dance champion Jeanine Wilkerling and reigning German champion Natalie Schönberger. Music in the main hall is to be provided by the Gloria Reuter Sextet and the band “Andorras” will be playing in the foyer. The traditional tombola will also be taking place and this year proceeds will go to the benevolent fund for foreign students from developing and newly industrialised countries. The winners will be drawn at midnight.

For the very first time there is to be a student lounge with a DJ where students will be able to meet, dance and enjoy a cocktail in a relaxed bar atmosphere. The lounge area is being organised in conjunction with the student council.

Tickets are priced at €40 and €45 for the stalls and circle, and €30 for the foyer (€15 for students). They can be booked by phone on +49 (0)9131/85 26779 or purchased at advance booking agents – including Karstadt Nuremberg, Nürnberg Ticket in the basement of the Wöhrl department store and in the Erlanger Schloss, Room 0.043. Student tickets are available at the student union in Erlangen, Langemarckplatz (9a.m. – 2p.m.), the SSC in the Faculty of Engineering, Erwin Rommel Str. 60 in Nuremberg, the refectory at Insel Schütt, Andrej Sacharow Platz 1 (9am-2pm), as well as RCDS and FSI WiSo Nuremberg, Lange Gasse 20.

Further information on the Winter Ball is available online at:

Further information for the media:

Ursula Ertl
Tel.: 09131/85-26779

uni | media service | news No. 317/2011 on 14.12.2011

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