Erfurt (dpa/th) - Hundreds of participants in the "Christival" youth club were out and about in Erfurt on Ascension Day. They sat on the cathedral steps, strolled across the cathedral square or through the streets of the city center. Young Christians from all over Germany and abroad meet at the "Christival" until Sunday. Around 13,000 participants between the ages of 14 and 24 are expected to attend church services, discussion forums and concerts, among other things.
There are events all over the city. Everyone can ride the Ferris wheel for free on the cathedral square - including Erfurt residents, day trippers and tourists. According to the organizers, around 9,000 young people had already gathered on Wednesday for the opening event at the exhibition center. The highlight should be a concert evening on Saturday with comedian Bülent Ceylan, among others.