World Tour

Year Country / City Site of exhibition Patron of the exhibition / Opening by
2016
August - October
Malaysia
Esplanade, Penang
Y.A.B. Lim Guan Eng, The Right Honourable Chief Minister Of Penang
2015
April - June
Chile
Santiago de Chile, Vitacura, Parque Bicentenario
Heraldo Muñoz Valenzuela, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chile
Hans Henning Blomeyer-Bartenstein, German Ambassador in Chile
2015
January - March
Cuba
Havana, Plaza San Francisco de Asis
Eusebio Leal, Ambassador of Good Will of the United Nations
Peter Scholz, German Ambassador in Cuba
Eva and Klaus Herlitz, the initiators of the United Buddy Bears
2014
May - July
Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Copacabana
Eduardo Paes, Mayor of Rio de Janeiro
Jürgen Trittin, German Federal Ministry for the Environment from 1998-2005
Harald Klein, German General Consul in Rio de Janeiro
2012
October - November
France
Paris / Eiffel Tower - Champ de Mars
Guido Westerwelle, German Minister of Foreign Affairs
Bertrand Delanoë, Mayor of Paris
Pierre Schapira, Member of the European Parliament
2012
June - August
Russia
Saint Petersburg, Alexander Garden, right next to the Palace Square
Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
Joachim Gauck, President of Germany
2012
March - May
India
New Delhi, Connaught Place
Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi
Klaus Wowereit, Berlin’s Governing Mayor
2011 / 2012
December - February
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Right next to the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Sultan of Selangor
Ahmad Fuad Ismail, Mayor of Kuala Lumpur
2011
June - October
Germany
Berlin, Kurfürstendamm
Klaus Wowereit, Berlin’s Governing Mayor
Monika Thiemen, Mayor of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf
2011
April - May
Bulgaria
Sofia, Square St Nedelya
Yordanka Fandakova, Mayor of Sofia
Klaus Wowereit, Berlin’s Governing Mayor
Matthias Martin Höpfner, German Ambassador in Bulgaria
2010
September - October
Finland
Helsinki, Senate Square
Jussi Pajunen, Mayor of Helsinki
Peter Scholz, German Ambassador in Finland
2010
May - July
Kazakhstan
Astana, Right next to the Bayterek Tower
Imangali Tasmagambetov, Akim of Astana
Rainer Schlageter, German Ambassador in Kazakhstan
2009 / 2010
November - April
Germany
Berlin, Hauptbahnhof, Indoor
Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Ministry of Family Affairs
Dennenesch Zoudé, German actress and United Buddy Bears Special Ambassador
2009
May - June
Uruguay
Montevideo, Plaza Independencia
Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay
Ricardo Ehrlich, Mayor of Montevideo
Bernhard Graf von Waldersee, German Ambassador in Uruguay
2009
March - April
Argentina
Buenos Aires, Plaza San Martin
Mauricio Macri, Mayor of Buenos Aires
Hernán Lombardi, Minister for Cultural Affairs
2008
October
North Korea
Moran Hill Youth Park, close to the Kim-Il-Sung statue
Mun Jae Chol, Foreign Affairs of North-Korea
Thomas Schäfer, German Ambassador in North Korea
2008
July - August
Germany
Stuttgart, Schlossplatz
Wolfgang Schuster, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart
2008
May - June
Poland
Warsaw, Castle Square
Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, Mayor of the City of Warsaw
Klaus Wowereit, Governing Mayor of Berlin
Anne Hidalgo, First Deputy Mayor of Paris
2007
August - September
Israel
Jerusalem, Safra Square
Tzipi Livni, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Israel
Yigal Amedi, Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem
Iris Berben, German actress and winners of the Women's World Award 2004
2007
April - May
Egypt
Cairo, Gezira Promenade Zamalek
Suzanne Mubarak, First Lady of Egypt
Hans-Dietrich Genscher, former German Foreign Minister
Abdel Azim Wazir, Governor of Cairo
2006
September - October
Austria
Vienna, Karlsplatz
Grete Laska, Deputy Mayor of Vienna
Karin Schubert, Mayor of Berlin
Christiane Hörbiger, Film actress and UNICEF Ambassador
2006
June - July
Germany
Berlin, Bebelplatz
Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development
Karin Schubert, Mayor of Berlin
Mia Farrow, American actress and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
2006
March - April
Australia
Sydney, Sydney Opera House - Circular Quay
John Howard, Prime Minister of Australia
Ken Done, Artist and UNICEF Ambassador
2005
October - November
South Korea
Seoul, Olympic Park
Ban Ki-moon, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Korea
2005
April - May
Japan
Tokyo, Roppongi Hills
Junichiro Koizumi, Prime Minister of Japan
Horst Köhler, President of the Federal Republic of Germany
2004 / 2005
December - January
Turkey
Istanbul, Tepebaşı Pera Square, Beyoğlu
Ahmet Misbah Demircan, Mayor of Beyoğlu
Rainer Möckelmann, German General Consul in Istanbul
2004
May - June
Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Victoria Park
Jackie Chan, Actor and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
Patrick Ho, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Home Affairs
2004
January - February
Austria
Kitzbühel
Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian Minister of Foreign Affairs
Horst Wendling, Mayor of Kitzbühel
2003
July - November
Germany
Berlin, Right next to the Brandenburg Gate - Pariser Platz
Sir Peter Ustinov, Actor and UNICEF World Ambassador
2002
June - November
Germany
Berlin, Right next to the Brandenburg Gate - Pariser Platz
Joschka Fischer, Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs
Klaus Wowereit, Berlin’s Governing Mayor