Dear ladies and gentlemen,
dear friends of the bath,

Coronavirus doesn't stop at bikinis either. For reasonable reasons and despite an overwhelmingly high response we are unfortunately forced to postpone our event "The Bikini in Munich" indefinitely.

We regret this step, and the decision was not an easy one. We are responsible for health and safety for the benefit of all and we want to actively contribute to the containment of the virus by this measure. Dear friends, we ask for your understanding. A new date will be sought when the situation has calmed down.

Until then,

stay healthy
your Uli Köhler with Alexander Ruscheinsky and Maximilian Lang


A warm invitation to a Weißwurst breakfast and the presentation of a very special film: Because, what nobody can imagine, Munich also has bikini history!

Munich is unique. Not only through King Ludwig II, the Marienplatz, the FC Bayern and the Oktoberfest. Munich also stands for the Isar river, the English Garden and Lake Starnberg and thus for the special bathing pleasure. In addition, Munich's open-air pools live their own history and are cult. Even today the state capital surprises. For example, the Eisbach wave - far away from any sea coast - is as well known among surfers as the beaches of Australia, Portugal or Rio de Janeiro. "The Bikini in Munich" presents an entertaining review of the beginnings of Munich's bathing lust with all kinds of curious and funny anecdotes.

In cooperation with the Scotch Carlson Picture Bureau, the legendary sports reporter and well-known filmmaker Uli Köhler set out in search of the cult Munich people of early bathing pleasure. Dieter "Didi" Schweiger, the Obststandl-Didi from Munich, tells of the Prinzi (Prinzregentenbad), the contemporary witness and opera singer Ruth Megary, who at the age of 95 was just starting out as a swimwear model for the BikiniARTmuseum, or the feature writer Michael Graeter, who is considered a living source of Munich stories, also have their say. This mixture of history and stories, so individually and authentically documented, which could not be presented a second time, reveals many surprises even for the connoisseur and invites us to indulge in old memories.

We are pleased to invite you to the exclusive screening of the film "The Bikini in Munich" at Weißwurstfrühstück in proper style at Andechser am Dom. In addition to many invited guests, the participants will be available for discussions: Uli Köhler, Michael Graeter, Ruth Megary, Christine Zierl (Dolly Dollar), Roger Fritz and from the BikiniARTmuseum side initiator Alexander Ruscheinsky and Maximilian Lang from the management.

In keeping with the theme, star designer and style icon Angelika Zwerenz presents the innovative DIRNDLBIKINI with her models.

With best regards,

Yours, Uli Köhler


Reinhold Weinmann (Director BikiniARTmuseum & BW-Hotel)

About the BikiniARTmuseum:
The BikiniARTmuseum - provocative & so feminist - is the world's first central location where the entire historical and contemporary knowledge about swimwear and swimwear culture around the globe is brought together and presented to the public. The BikiniARTmuseum will soon open in Bad Rappenau, the capital of swimwear, directly on the European traffic hub of the A6 motorway (Paris-Heidelberg-Prague).

About Uli Köhler:
Uli Köhler has been reporting as a reporter and filmmaker for German and international TV stations since 1978. These include ARD, Bavarian Television, SAT1, Pro7, N24 and SKY. As a director and screenwriter, Uli Köhler produces documentaries, image films and much more.


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