25.11.2021 – 00:05
Association of German Hat Specialists eV
Prof. Dr. Harald Lesch likes to go through life well protected. For this passion for hats and caps, the hat association GDH eV honors the popular scientist, who is known from TV programs such as “Leschs Kosmos” or “Terra X”, as the ninth “Hat Wearer of the Year” in 2021. The award ceremony marks the climax of International Hat Day on November 25th, which is celebrated with promotions in the hat fashion industry. The 61-year-old physicist will succeed prominent hat wearers such as Horst Lichter, Johannes Oerding and Jan Josef Liefers.
Prof. Dr. Harald Lesch said during the award ceremony in Munich: “I like to go through life well protected. When I’m somewhere in the world for filming for Terra X, I’m really happy when my skull, which is only hairy on the edge, is covered with a nice hat and safe from UV rays is covered. And I feel good. I don’t want to go out of the house without a hat. Put more hats on your heads – it’s worth it. Thank you for the award! “
Prof. Dr. Harald Lesch is a physicist, astronomer, natural philosopher, author, TV presenter and YouTube star. Born in 1960, the scientist explains the world and the universe to his fans and has received numerous science, book and television awards. Also medial. He has already received the German TV Prize twice in the “Best Infotainment” category. Now he sets Hutverband GDH eV literally one on top of it. Harald Lesch is “Hat Wearer of the Year 2021”. Because knowledge is also a big topic for the hat fashion industry, especially when it comes to UV protection and sustainability. Harald Lesch thanked him warmly:
Golden hat presented next to the super telescope Astania vertical circle
In Munich, the sympathetic scientist received the Golden Hat Award from the Hat Association at his work place, the university observatory. GDH board members Angela and Alexander Breiter presented Harald Lesch with the Golden Hat Award with the dome open next to the giant Astania Vertikalkreis telescope. The physicist, who teaches theoretical astrophysics and natural philosophy, is the 9th “Hat Bearer of the Year” of the Association of German Hat Specialists eV (GDH). Prof. Dr. Harald Lesch is the successor to prominent hat wearers: Horst Lichter (2020), Johannes Oerding (2019) Massimo Sinató (2018), Gregor Meyle, (2017), Jan Josef Liefers (2016), Roger Cicero (2015), Andreas Hoppe ( 2014) and Nadine Angerer (2013). All prominent personalities who love hats and caps like the members of the hat association, all owner-managed hat shops from Germany with a long tradition. The award ceremony marks the climax of the “International Hat Day” on November 25, 2021, which will be celebrated in the hat trade with Corona-compliant campaigns. More information at www.hut-mode.de
Overview: Hat wearer of the year awarded by the hat association GDH eV
- Hat wearer of the year 2021: Harald Lesch, Physicist, astronomer, author, TV presenter
- Hat wearer of the year 2020: Horst lights, Chef, author and TV presenter
- Hat wearer of the year 2019: Johannes Oerding,Singer/Songwriter
- Hat wearer of the year 2018: Massimo Sinató, Professional dancer in the RTL show Let’s Dance
- Hat wearer of the year 2017: Gregor Meyle, Singer/Songwriter
- Hat wearer of the year 2016: Jan Josef Liefers, Musician and actor including Tatort Münster
- Hat wearer of the year 2015: Roger Cicero (died 2016), jazz musician
- Hat wearer of the year 2014: Andreas Hoppe, Actor and cookbook author
- Hat bearer of the year 2013: Nadine Angerer, Women’s national soccer team
Client: Association of German Hat Specialists eV Cologne
Photographer: Sebastian Gabriel, Munich
Photo location: Askania vertical circle in the Munich University Observatory (in operation from 1927 to 2007)
Who is the hat association GDH eV?
When it comes to headgear, the highly specialized hat shops of the Association of German Hat Specialists eV are the first address. Shops with a very long tradition, from Norderney to Munich. The hat association GDH represents the interests of the members with branch work, communication and the shop finder at www.hut-mode.de. Since 2013, the members and supplier partners of GDH eV have been nominating prominent personalities who like to wear hats and caps in a stylish manner. The award ceremony takes place as part of “International Hat Day”, which is celebrated by hat wearers and hat shops around the world on November 25, from Tokyo to New York.
Original content by: Association of German Hat Specialists eV, transmitted by news aktuell