Previous Events

Activities, Events, Encounters from Previous Years

In Würzburg, the towels are embroidered with the names of the guests. The class H III of the Vocational School of Home Economics at the Clara-Oppenheimer School, has produced these towels with the assistance of their professional teacher Martha Oehrlein.

Marked Towels for the Mwanza Guests



Friday, 30 Oct. 09

Morning: Arrival Mwanza

Saturday, 31 Oct. 09

Late morning: Transfer to Furahisha Open Space

Meeting with MVC Choir and Benjamin Mgonzwa

Preparation of joint concert

16:00 Furahisha Open Space: Joint Concert with the MVC Choir and Benjamin

Official Donation of the 1000 School desks to the City of Mwanza


This spring some people escaped the cold temperatures of Würzburg , having been invited by the City of Mwanza . As they arrived there on February 20th , 2009, they they were warmly welcomed by the Lord Mayor Leonard Bihondo. 20 persons from Würzburg had come to meet the people of Mwanza to get to know their partners better.

At the Infusion Project of the Lutheran Church in Moshi:



Welcome by Dr. B. Köhler (2nd from l.) at the Moshi Infusion Project

from the left: Regine Samtleben, Dr. Bernd Köhler, Hans Peter Hasch, Rosa Grimm, Benita Stolz, Dr. Pia Beckmann, Rainer Beckmann

On November 23rd, 2008 Mr. Joseph Mlinzi, Public relations and Town-twinning Officer visited Wuerzburg.
At this occation environment topics came to the fore: re-afforestation, composting, and drinking water processsing.

Mr. Joseph Mlinzi from Mwanza with manager Mr. Dormann viewing the Wuerzburg composting plant

OB Dr. Beckmann and OB BihondoOn June 23rd Lord Mayor Leonard Bihondo from Mwanza payed his traditional visit to their sister city Wuerzburg. Mr. Bihondo remained for only six days, whereas his escort Mr. Joseph Mlinzi stayed on until July 7th. Besides the official visiting program including the Mozart Festivities our Association entertained the visitors. 

The visitors' program comprised the Municipal reception on the occasion of the Mozart Festival, a trip to Creglingen und Rothenburg, visits to the Chamber of Handicrafts and the Waste Disposal Department, the Public Green Areas' Office, and the Professional Fire Brigade.

Lecture at Friedrich-List-Gymnasium, GemündenMama Salalah works for years as a lecturer at the Mwanza International Languages Training Centre. Repeatedly she has been assisting German trainees to get acquainted to the Kiswahili language as well as to Tanzanian cutlure and every day life, co-operating with our Association.

Consequently, the M.W.A.N.Z.A. Association prepared and organised her stay at Wuerzburg in 2006.

Ms. Salalah lectured in Schools, at the University, and in Adult Education Institutions.

She inspired the understanding for Tanzanian culture and every day life in Mwanza. to pupils and teachers at various schools:  Goethe-Kepler-Grundschule (Kl. 1-4), Hauptschule Zellerau (Kl.9), Hauptschule Heuchelhof (Kl. 8-10), Realschule Gemünden (Kl.9-10) und Friedrich-List-Gymnasium Gemünden (Kl. 8, 11-13).

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