Consequence of OEZ Shooting – BMW Cancels 1 Festival Night Photo: BMW

Consequence of OEZ Shooting – BMW Cancels 1 Festival Night

By  Saturday, 30.7.2016, 16:53    News

After the shooting rampage in and near Munich’s OEZ shopping mall, many events in Munich and Bavaria have been cancelled or postponed. Yesterday, July 29, 2016 BMW has announced that it will cancel the first day of the BMW Festival which was set to take place in and on the area surrounding the Olympic Stadium on Friday and Saturday September 9 and 10, 2016. The Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Eva Lind, Peter Kraus, Lena, Simply Red and Sunrise Avenue are set to perform live as part of the Festival Night. Below is the company’s official statement which has been released yesterday in the afternoon.

Following a number of questions concerning the BMW Festival THE NEXT 100 YEARS, the BMW Group confirms that the event will take place. The BMW Group has decided to modify the Festival appropriately, given recent events.

Following a number of questions concerning the BMW Festival THE NEXT 100 YEARS, the BMW Group confirms that the event will take place. The BMW Group has decided to modify the Festival appropriately, given recent events.

The following items will take place:

The BMW Festival Night will take place in the Olympic Stadium on Saturday, 10 September 2016. The BMW Festival Night on Friday will not take place, tickets which have already been purchased for the Friday evening may be exchanged or refunded.

The BMW Museum’s “100 Masterpieces” exhibition is open all weekend.

The BMW VISION NEXT 100 will be on display in the BMW Welt, offering a glimpse of the future for the BMW Group.

On Saturday, 10 September 2016, the international BMW Clubs will gather on the Olympic Park parking area (Parkharfe).

For further questions concerning the refund or exchange of tickets please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Between 8am and 6pm you can also call their telephone hotline +49-30-9919 484 02.

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