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Liechtenstein National Museum | Special exhibition “Fairy Tales, Sagas and Symbols” at Liechtenstein NationalMuseum, Vaduz

Vaduz – How did the world and life come into being in all its range, what’s the plan of the supernatural powers that decide future, what are the causes of evil, sickness and loss of life, and of what extraordinary deeds are there new in-sights? With its new main exhibition, Liechtenstein NationalMuseum is presenting the subjects of fairy tales, myths, legends, fables, and sagas, which type a essentially essential a part of each tradition and its collective reminiscence. The exhibition pursues themes that course by means of the narratives of individuals from totally different cultures. These themes begin deep in prehistory and unfold at an early stage, echoed in the present day within the trendy world of fantasy tales and movies. They unfold within the myths, sagas, fables, and legends of antiquity, main into the world of our European fairy tales, which had been initially handed down solely orally. Cruel gods, courageous heroes, evil spirits and witches, wondrous hybrid creatures, harmless unicorns, benevolent fairies, and mighty dragons in addition to legendary swords and precious treasures amongst many different figures and traits are encountered in these tales. They had been written down in numerous cultures. Carved in clay, penned by the Brothers Grimm, Andersen, Wild, and La Fontaine, illustrated by Doré, Richter, Kubin, Vogeler, Dulac, Schädler, and plenty of different artists. The world of Liechtenstein sagas can also be showcased on this context. We are staging two extra exhibitions devoted to fairy tales, legends and symbols: German-Russian artist Genia Chef’s “NIBELUNGENLIED” and this yr’s Easter egg show “Once upon a time…eggs tell stories”. Three books might be revealed for the exhibition: “Fairy Tales, Sagas and Symbols”, “Liechtenstein Sagas”, and “Nibelungenlied” by Genia Chef.

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The exhibition is open to the general public from Thursday, 1st April 2021 to Sunday, 12th September 2021. Opening hours are as follows: Tue, Thu to Sun 10 am to five pm, Wed 10 am to eight pm.

Ticket costs: CHF10.00, decreased: CHF7.00

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Press Contact:
Liechtensteinisches LandesMuseum
Prof. Dr. Rainer Vollkommer
Städtle 43, Postfach 1216
9490 Vaduz
Fürstentum Liechtenstein
Phone: +423 239 68 20

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