Happy Birthday, Roland Mack!
More than 2,200 guests came to the Europa-Park Arena yesterday in order to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Roland Mack, founder and owner of the popular theme park. Well known guests from the sectors of politics, business and showbiz celebrated the event together with the family, friends and staff. One highlight of the event was the speech held by Günther Oettinger, prime minister of Baden-Württemberg. His emphasis lay on the praise and appreciation of the family-owned enterprise. On 12 July 1975, Roland Mack and his father Franz opened the Europa-Park. Today, it is, with more than four million guests, considered as the biggest theme park and hotel resort of Germany. (eap)