The declared goal of the city of Leipzig is to refocus attention and reevaluate the topic “peaceful revolution 1989”. Whatsmore, the day of the peaceful revolution should become a recognizable message within the framework of the city’s marketing plan.
It is necessary to anchor the revolution’s memory in public spaces so that a continual caring for and presentation of this heritage in Leipzig is guaranteed not only on and around the 9th of October itself but, rather, that it is consistent and permanent.
The city of Leipzig is committed to its responsibility of carrying on this way of commemoration of the peaceful revolution by combining a vital remembrance culture and the manifest anchoring of thought in public space. The following projects are of key importance to this: