Event dedicated to the closing of the Year of Russian-German regional and municipal partnerships was held in Berlin. At the ceremony of summing up the Year the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and the Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of Germany Heiko Maas handed the Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov honorary diploma for a significant contribution to the development of regional-municipal cooperation between Russia and Germany.
Reception of the student delegation of the University of Applied Sciences of the sister city Karlsruhe (Germany) — the participants of "The Kuban State University summer school of Russian language" was held on August 22 in Krasnodar City Hall. It was led by Deputy Mayor of Krasnodar Liliana Yegorova.
Five students from Karlsruhe, Nancy and Harbin for nearly a month — from August 4 to September 1 — do practical work at the enterprises of the regional capital. Official reception of the youth delegation from sister cities of Krasnodar was held in the City Hall on August 10. The event was attended by Mayor of Krasnodar Evgeny Pervyshov and Chairwoman of the City Duma Vera Galushko.
The performance of German musicians Marcus Kappis and Ellen Becht was held in Krasnodar municipal concert hall for organ and chamber music within the sister city relations of Krasnodar and Karlsruhe. The concert was attended by Mayor of Kuban capital Evgeny Pervyshov and Mayor of Karlsruhe Frank Mentrup.
In honor of the 25th anniversary of the sister city relations between Krasnodar and Karlsruhe, and also prior to the City Day museum of Kovalenko gave start to the joint project of art museums of the two cities. The opening ceremony was attended by the delegation of the Association of Friendship of Karlsruhe-Krasnodar.