From the fall of the Berlin wall to the EU-10 enlargement

Type: Clip   Reference: I-060682   Duration: 10:03:00  Lieu: Dublin
End production: 27/02/2009   First transmission: 13/03/2009
This clip has been produced in order to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall and the Iron Curtain and the 5th Anniversary of the EU10 Enlargement. With images from the archives of the Audiovisual service -EbS- of the EU institutions, the clip illustrates some of the moments of this part of the History which are linked to the construction of the European project. This clip may not be edited and must be shown in its entirety. Any user who intends to publish or embed a video containing music on any website, medium or physical storage format must declare and pay the music rights to his national collecting society.

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10:00:00 BERLIN 23/11/1976. Filmed on the occasion of the negotiations between the European Communities and Greece. West side of the wall of Berlin and zoom on a panel where is written in German "Achtung. Sie verlassen jetzt West-Berlin" - "Warning. You leave now West-Berlin". 00:00:12
10:00:12 BERLIN 23/11/1976. Filmed on the occasion of the negotiations between the European Communities and Greece. West side of the wall of Berlin and zoom out from a panel where is written in English and German: "Warning. End of British sector. You are forbidden to proceed beyond this point. Ende des Britischen Sektors". 00:00:07
10:00:19 BERLIN 23/11/1976. Filmed on the occasion of the negotiations between the European Communities and Greece. No man's land and other shots of the East side of the wall (3 shots) 00:00:20
10:00:39 Official destruction of the Wall, November 1989 (3 shots) 00:00:13
10:00:52 Images of the destruction of the Wall - Images of Jacques Delors, ECC President, on the occasion of the concert "The Wall", 20/07/1990. SOUNDBITE (French) by Jacques Delors, EC President: While the barriers between the two Europes fall down, tonight you will celebrate this reconciliation. You will also proclaim the hope for tomorrow, for an Europe which will be a space of peace, prosperity and exchanges. 00:00:05
10:00:57 Fireworks at the Brandenburg Door (Berlin, November 1989) 00:00:03
10:01:00 Berlin Wall and lot of people passing above (Berlin, November 1989) 00:00:04
10:01:04 Fire works, people celebrating at the Brandenburg Door the fall of the Wall (Berlin, November 1989) 00:00:06
10:01:10 In the morning: some parts of the Wall already taken apart, people passing , policemen, journalists (Berlin, November 1989) 00:00:07
10:01:17 Wall "woodpeckers" (3 shots) 00:00:12
10:01:29 Signature of the partnership agreements between the European Economic Community and the German Democratic Republic - 8/05/1990. SOUNDBITE (English) by Gerard Collins, Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs and President-in-office of the Council: The Commission and the European Council of Dublin warmly welcome German reunification and look forward for the positive and fruitful contribution that it will make to the development of the Community. (3 shots) 00:00:12
10:01:41 Newspapers of the 13/12/1997, Luxembourg, after the negotiations with Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Estonia and Cyprus. One where is written (in French): "L'Europe s'ouvre a l'Est" (Europe opens to the East). 00:00:10
10:01:51 Six windows showing the signature of the agreements between the ECC and Eastern countries. First with the signature with Poland (16/12/1991); second qith Hungary (16/12/1991); third with Romania (1/02/1993) and Bulgaria (8/03/1993); fourth with Slovakia and Czech Republic (4/10/1993); fifth with Slovenia (10/06/1996); and sixth with Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia (12/06/1995). 00:00:16
10:02:07 Copenhaguen Summit 12-13/12/2002, with the slogan "One Europe", family picture with the 15 EU Member States and the 18 EU candidate countries. SOUNDBITE (English) by Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Danish Prime Minister and President-in-office of the Council: Today we close one of the bloodiest and darkest chapter in the European History. Today we open a new chapter. Europe is spreading its wings in freedom, in prosperity and in peace. This is a truly proud moment for European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. And to the new members I say 'Warmly welcome to our family. Our new Europe is born'. 00:00:10
10:02:17 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement. A man crossing a EU map painted in the floor. 00:00:03
10:02:20 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement, European flag deployed in the arch of the Cinquantenaire in Brussels 00:00:05
10:02:25 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: father with a girl. 00:00:02
10:02:27 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: deployment of the EU flags in Dublin - under Irish Presidency. 00:00:03
10:02:30 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: deployment of the EU flags at the European Parliament in Strasbourg. 00:00:04
10:02:34 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: blowing up a balloon with Cyprus map. 00:00:04
10:02:38 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: fireworks and people celebrating (5 shots) 00:00:11
10:02:49 01/05/2004. Images of celebration of the EU10 Enlargement: fireworks in Malta (2 shots) 00:00:11
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