Important Visitor Information

Tips for Admission

Please bring your printed ticket with you. You will not be admitted to the event without it.

Please proceed to the counter and show your ticket for verification on your fist visit. The ticket will be cleared and you will receive a wrist ribbon for all days which you have booked a seat.

We recommend picking up your wrist ribbon already on Friday afternoon. Our counters in CCH will be open for you from 1 p.m.  to 8 p.m. on Friday and from 7:30 a.m on Saturday.

You are only permitted to take small handbags with the dimension of 20 x 30 x 15 cm (ca. size of DIN A4). A cloak room with limited space is also available for a fee.


It is impossible to download the recordings from You can purchase the DVD-recordings at the Marketplace (Marktplatz) at the Auditorium Netzwerk booth and also online:

Food and drinks

Due to many meals having been reserved in advance, the CCH can only provide just a limited number of lunches for all the other visitors. There are many snack stands in and around the CCH. Our Info Team on-site will be glad to advise you regarding other possibilities nearby for food and drinks, such as Grindel Quarters / in vicinity of the University, Gänsemarkt or the Colonnaden.

We are looking forward to this opportunity to spend time together with the Dalai Lama. Have a good journey!

We have compiled pertinent information in that regard.