Once again, the Surf & Skate Festival will try to bring some tropics vibes to continental Germany with now three events preparing the country for the warm season north to south. Starting off in hanseatic Hamburg from May 8th - 12th 2013, with fives days packed with everything you love - including some surf specific yoga classes to prepare your muscles for summer!

Art and photo exhibitions, live music, skate contest, mini ramp contest, interactive attractions such as surf yoga and fitness, StandUp Paddling followed by shape workshops and trade shows, provide a framework program for young and old. In order to get in the mood for our festival, we present the sexiest video premieres from the fields surfing and skateboarding on the big screen.

A novelty this year: The first "German Surf Conference" with different speakers from the German surf scene and industry. Themes such as surfing as a competitive sport, environmental protection, the Wavegarden project in Hamburg as well as future concepts will be presented and discussed with the crowd.

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Next up is Cologne on June 13th - 16th and Munich on July 24th -28th 2013.

Alster Surf - photo: Christoph Schröder