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Buddy Bear Mail 1 / 2016
15 Years with the Buddy Bears (2001–2016)
We would like to say THANK YOU for 15 years of working with us and for the numerous ways of
supporting our project. We continue to make our contribution to more tolerance and to people living
more peacefully with each other and side by side – in Berlin and all over the world. It is good to know
that you are reliably by our side – thank you very much!
ISTAF International Stadium Festival 2015
50 years of diplomatic relations between
Germany and Singapore
Green Buddy Award 2015
Mercedes Arena 2015
So far, EUR 2.1 million have been generated in aid of UNICEF and many local children’s relief organisations through donations and auctions accompanying Buddy Bear activities in Germany and abroad.
(Reference date: February 2016)
A warm welcome!
A new registration process
for refugees started at the
Regional Office for Health
and Social Affairs (LaGeSo)
at the former Landesbank
head office at Bundesallee
On arrival, a Buddy Bear
welcomes everybody in the
languages (plus German)!
The Syrian family in the
photo has found a home in
To the left of the bear: Eva Herlitz with a family from Syria, to the right of the bear: Senior Team Leader at the
LaGeSo Bundesallee, Frau Karla Merkel.
Anniversary: 50 Years ITB Berlin
With the motto:
“From Berlin with Love“,
Messe Berlin (Trade Fairs &
Events in Berlin) sent 50
“Berlin ambassadors“ with a
limited edition of ITB Buddy
Bears to 50 travel destinations all over the world.
At their destinations, the
travellers met representatives of the individual countries and presented them
with a Buddy Bear.
Australian Buddy Bear coin
The World Money Fair (WMF) took
place in Berlin from 5th to 7th February
2016. The "Royal Australian Mint
(RAM)", in Australia’s capital Canberra issued a special coin with the emotive symbol of Berlin – a Buddy Bear!
Visitors were able to purchase this
Buddy Bear coin at the largest global
collectors’ fair.
The Buddy Bears in the international press