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September 05, 2019

IFA 2019: Glamorous Opening Gala with prominent guests

Popstar Alice Merton celebrates the opening of IFA 2019 with numerous VIPs of industry, politics, business and entertainment.

·         On 5 September 2019, IFA, the world's most significant trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances kicks-off with the IFA 2019 opening gala.

·         Star line-up at the opening evening: Gesine Cukrowski, Caroline Beil, Tina Ruland, Victor Schefé, Hardy Krüger jr. and many other celebrities stride over thered carpet.

·         International Popstar Alice Merton provides music entertainment with her hits "No Roots" and "Why so serious".

On Thursday evening the IFA 2019 opening gala will open the world's most significant trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances. Over 600 exclusively invited guests from industry, politics, business and entertainment will attend the exclusive gala event of IFA in Berlin at the Palais am Funkturm.

Presenters Janin Ullmann and Chris Brow entertain with a gallant tour through the top-class evening program of the IFA 2019 opening gala. In between, all guests will be served an exquisite three-course menu.

The opening speeches this year will be held by Berlin's Governing Mayor Michael MüllerHans-Joachim Kamp, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of gfu Consumer & Home Electronics, and Yoshihiro Seki, State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan.

Among the guests of the IFA 2019 opening gala are actors such as Gesine CukrowskiCaroline Beil, Tina Ruland, Victor ScheféHardy Krüger jr. as well as Dominic Raacke and Stephan Grossmann.

The presenters Gülcan KampsCaroline BeilHadnet Tesfai and their colleague Anastasia Zampounidis will also stride over the red carpet. 

Also the former GNTM models Toni DreherKlaudia Giez and Fata Hasanovic as well as many other prominent personalities will not miss the opening gala.

The worldwide successful German singer Alice Merton, famous for her songs "No Roots" and "Why so serious", will provide the music entertainment.

In an exuberant atmosphere, the guests celebrate until late into the night at the After-Show-Party.


Nicole von der Ropp
IFA Global Communication

Messe Berlin GmbH
Emanuel Höger
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communication
Messe Berlin Group