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About Moritzbastei

Moritzbastei is Leipzig's most famous cultural centre.  In the heart of the city, located directly beside the New Gewandhaus and the University, intertwining historical architecture and modern cultural life in all its diversity. 

The historical edifice was erected in the years 1551-53. After an eventful History it has been used since 1982 as a cultural centre. The Moritzbastei Betriebs GmbH (Moritzbastei Operations Association) manages Moritzbastei on behalf of the Moritzbastei Foundation. The foundation's goal is the preservation of Moritzbastei as a historical edifice and as a forum for cultural encounters in Leipzig's student life. 

Moritzbastei is open to all who appreciate a tolerant atmosphere and who cannot imagine a life without culture.  Moritzbastei is a member in the European cultural network TRANS EUROPE HALLES, Co-initiator of the Leipziger Kulturpaten and MDR Figaro Kulturpartner.

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