Near Paris, the Grand Ordre de la Serviette and the Don’t Panic Club present an elaborate program, starting at 11.00: h2g2 exhibition, movie viewing, lecture, improv, cosplay, towel beauty contest, another lecture and finally English tea & jelly. At 18.00 the towel olympics 2012 will start at the Arènes de Lutèce. Have a look at this video of last year’s towel olympics! Details and RSVP on Facebook.
In Berlin at 19:00, there will be the traditional flash mob at the Alexanderplatz. Watch a short video documenting the 2011 edition. Details here.
Also in Berlin, at 16:00 The Maxim Gorki Theater is opening their Studio space for Towel Day. Fans of the Hitchhiker series will be able to print on their own towel, have a drink together in the Restaurant at the End of the Universe and exchange small intergalactical gifts while having a few pangalaktischen Donnergurglern, make a flight in the WRFS (Weltraumflugsimulator), and visit the towel installation T’O’W’E’L’H’O’U’S’E visit. At 20:15 they can go to the Gorky Studio for a galactic performance, discussion and a lecture. Details in German
Also in Berlin, at 19:00 beer, peanuts, pangalaktische donnergurgler and total perspective vortex strudel will be available at the Zyankali Bar - Institut für Unterhaltungschemie in Berlin. Warning: Vogon poetry may be read. Dresscode: Bademantel & Handtuch. Details
And if all that wasn’t enough, at 20:42 Berliner can also attend the annual Towel Day cocktail competition (“Space-drinc-contest”) at the Space Station (Rungestr. 20, 2HH, Mitte, Berlin, Germany, ZZ9 Plural Z Alpha). Details. Here’s a video from the 2011 competition.
In Salzgitter, cinema “Kultiplex” will show the movie “Per Anhalter durch die Galaxis” at 20:15 p.m. Afterwards a groop of people with towels will go to a pub where a special cocktail will be served (Pangalaktischer Donnergurgler). Details and RSVP on Facebook.
In Hamburg, at 19:00, there’s a meetup for geocachers at the Rathausmarkt in front of the Hamburger Rathaus from 19:00-19:42. Further instructions: Facebook and Geocaching.com.
Also in Hamburg, at 19:30, there will be a reading from “The hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” at the Hamburg Planetarium by the actors Tomasso Cacciapuoli and Regina Stötzel. More info.
And finally in Hamburg, after the reading, there will be a Towel Day party at the Kopiba. The froods who are organizing it, have a website where all images from Twitter tagged #tdhh will end up.
In Mainz, Gerorg Banek will walk around in the streets photographing people with towels.
Also in Mainz, geocachers will meet eachother with their towel at a cache and chat about geocaching, trackables. etc.
In Dresden, Club HängeMathe will host an open air projection of the movie “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”
In Hannover, in the pub “Kuriosum”, everyone with a towel gets a big beer for a small price.
In Backnang, lounge club DasWohnzimmer lists May 25th’s musician as "SilverI"Ron M.F. Jeremy “Towel Day Edition” [mixed]. It sounds very mysterious. We have no idea what it means.
In Wiesbaden, you can pick up a free towel at Seibert Media, Luisenforum, Kirchgasse 6, 5th floor, from 4 to 10 pm on May, 25, 2012.
In Greifswald, around 18 o’clock there will be a small gathering of towel-clad fans at the harbor. (bring a liff for bonuspoints, and take the crown home should your name resemble that of a scottish knife) Details and RSVP on Facebook.
In Fulda you can come to The Underground. They start at 10pm and have sufficient beer and peanuts to celebrate Towel Day for what may be the last time (well, its 2012) You might have the possibility to get one of the Pangalactic Gargle Blasters as they try to improve the art of Vogon poetry. You can also get some info from the Hitchhiker’s Guide and music from Earth. Don’t forget your towel!
In Glyfada, a suburb of Athens, Anima Rock Bar will host a Towel Night, with home made Pan-Galactic Gargle Blasters. Details on Facebook.
In Athens, a Towel Day party is thrown at Tranzistor cafe-bistrotheque, starting at 10pm. Details and RSVP on Facebook.