There is always something going on in THE HANSA!
Here you will find news from the Union of Cities and its almost 200 Hanseatic member cities.

HanseTreck arrival in Lübeck ©Bischof

HanseTreck arrives in Lübeck

Despite rain, wind and breakdowns: the HanseTreck has reached its destination! After a tour on cargo bikes from Einbeck to Lübeck, the trek arrived in front of Lübeck's town hall on Saturday, July 6.

Market square and Town Hall of Lübeck © LTM Uwe Freitag

Cultural Routes: Re-certification of THE HANSA renewed

We are happy to announce that the EPA Governing Board decided to renew the “Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe” certification to THE HANSA. The certification is valid for five years.

Patricia und Martin Keil, Projektleiter des HanseTreck 2024 © Fotografie Spieker

Start of the HanseTreck in Einbeck

Mit dem Lastenrad geht es seit diesem Freitag auf den Spuren der Hanse ganz CO2-neutral von Einbeck nach Lübeck - mit an Bord eine Ladung Einbecker Bier.

Europaeisches-Hanse-Ensemble-2023-02 © Daria Vinogradova

European Hanseatic Ensemble on the radio

14 young musicians from 6 nations have brought the repertoire of the old Hanseatic city of Magdeburg from the Reformation period back to life vocals, viols, cornettos and trombones. The recording will be broadcast on Sunday evening, 30 June, from 20:03 on Deutschlandfunk Kultur.

Parada, Otwarcie na Długim Targu 13.06.2024 © Piotr Połoczański - Fundacja Gdańska

This was the 44th International Hanseatic Day in Gdansk!

The Polish Hanseatic city of Gdansk hosted the 44th International Hanseatic Day from 13 to 16 June under the motto "Change begins here". 84 cities from 14 European countries attended to celebrate their Hanseatic cultural heritage together.