Tuesday, July 28, 2015

German news crew to broadcast from Camden butterfly house

RTL Television, a large broadcast station in Germany, will tape a segment for their show from the butterfly house at the waterfront Camden Children's Garden Wednesday morning.

German news crew to broadcast from Camden butterfly house

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You read that right.

Germany's version of "Good Morning America," has a date at the Camden Children's Garden tomorrow morning.

RTL Television, a primary station in Germany, will tape a segment for its top-rated morning show from the butterfly house at the waterfront attraction Wednesday morning.

Garden spokesman Andrew Adams, said the station approached them, interested in using the butterfly house for a segment on “International Day of Happiness.” The TV show will have reporters all over the world, he said, with the one North America crew in Camden.

The garden, which opens for the season March 30, had some butterflies shipped in for the occasion.

The morning show, Punkt, which means "top of the hour" in German, follows a similar format to Good Morning America and with about 3.5 million viewers is the number one rated morning show in Germany and Europe, according to the producer, who contacted the garden.

Punkt reporter, Christina Endruschat, will discuss a Native American butterfly legend which says if you have a secret wish, whisper it to a butterfly, then release it and your wish will be granted.

"Tomorrow Camden represents happiness," Andrews said. "Not something always associated with the city."

Here’s wishing a happy international day of happiness to all.

 -Julia Terruso

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