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Germany's missions abroad celebrate #FallOfTheWall25

In the German capital, thousands of Berliners and visitors celebrated the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. We take a look at how German embassies and consulates around the world marked the anniversary of Germany's peaceful revolution.


  1. German missions in the United States

    The German Embassy in Washington, the Goethe-Institut in D.C. and many German-American exchange organisations celebrated the event with a large reception.
  2. Metro buses advertising the anniversary of the fall of the Wall could be spotted throughout the US capital in the run-up to 9 November.
  3. Vehicles typical of the former GDR were on display in Washington at the annual Trabi Parade to mark the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  4. An original piece of the Berlin Wall has travelled from Germany to the United States. It will be unveiled at a special ceremony at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C., on 13 November following its transatlantic journey. It will then remain there on temporary display before it finds a prominent home in Washington. The embassy has covered the journey.
  5. German Consulate Miami

    A party with a German colours theme was celebrated at the German Consulate General in Miami.
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  7. German Embassy Ottawa

    The German Embassy Ottawa partnered with the Diefenbunker (Ottawa's Cold War Museum) to present an exhibition in honour of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
  8. At a street art workshop, Canada's future art scene emulated Wall art.
  9. German Embassy Moscow

    An art exhibition with contemporary Russian painter Dmitri Vrubel (best known for his East Side Gallery painting depicting the kissing communist leaders Brezhnev and Honecker) was part of the celebrations at the German Embassy in Moscow.
  10. German Embassy Tallinn

    The German ambassador in Estonia's capital Tallinn unveiled an original piece of the Berlin Wall in front of Tallinn's Museum of Occupations.
  11. German Embassy London

    To mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Embassy in London is presenting an exhibition of Berlin art at the German House on Belgrave Square, entitled East meets West: Bringing down the Wall.
  12. Come down to Belgrave Sq to see Thierry Noir's amazing #BerlinWall pictures on display!
  13. For this exhibition, artist Thierry Noir – who painted the Wall during the 1980s – accepted a major commission in cooperation with the Howard Griffin Gallery. Over the course of several days, Noir painted his iconic imagery both inside and outside the German House.
  14. Just days ahead of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German Embassy organised a panel discussion with high profile British, French and German eyewitnesses to the momentous events that unfolded in November 1989.