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"October 3 is a feast and a picnic," says Roth, "[Former German Chancellor] Helmut Kohl always emphasized that it is a day in fall with nice weather that can be used by the people as a feast and picnic day." However, Roth believes the national holiday will have a stronger meaning in the future.
How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?His pictures can be viewed in Hamburg's House of Photography.But "people were drawn by pornography, we could have sold it non-stop," said Wolfgang Förster, 55, who sold X-rated videos under the counter and then started one of the first striptease clubs in Dresden, eastern Germany.The orchestra itself has seen its public image evolve in recent years. Photographer Peter Bialobrzeski takes a closer look.His series "Die zweite Heimat" shows Germany for what it is – unadorned and honest.I believe that the day will be increasingly accepted because it develops more of an identity with each passing year.
With this development people will begin to embrace this latest date." German national holidays before 1990 In fact, October 3 isn't the first national holiday Germany has seen.
After decades of being separated, October 3 marks the "Day of German Unity," a public holiday that celebrates Germany's reunification.
After the end of World War II, Germany was split into the German Democratic Republic (GDR) - also referred to as East Germany - and The Federal Republic of Germany - also known as West Germany.
In 1961, this split was manifested by the Berlin Wall, which didn't just stretch through Berlin, as the name might suggest, but through the entire country, separating entire families for decades.
A peaceful revolution in the GDR led to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the following year, free elections were held, which resulted in the GDR being dissolved and Germany officially reuniting on October 3.
It is linked to a moment in German history." Roth's notion is reflected by a recent poll conducted by the German opinion and market research center "Allensbach Institute," which shows that while 63 percent of Germans find it important to recall historical events, only few actively celebrate the "Day of German Unity." Almost half of the populace make no special plans for the day.