The UBB Minis

The small Version of the United Buddy Bears

United Buddy Bears – The Minis in Berlin
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United Buddy Bears – The Minis in Berlin

After the circle of United Buddy Bears promoted tolerance and international understanding next to the Brandenburg Gate in 2002 and 2003, a smaller version of the 2m tall ambassadors of peace was introduced in 2003 – the 1m tall “Minis”.

Since 2003, many international artists have also designed miniature Buddy Bears to represent their native country. So far, we have presented the exhibition “United Buddy Bears – The Minis“ in various parts of Germany as well as in some places across Europe.

By now, around 100 miniature bears have been created under the same motto as their taller brothers and sisters:

“We have to get to know each other better…
it makes us understand one another better, trust each other more and live together more peacefully.”

They inspire people from different nations to live with each other and side by side in peace and harmony.

Since their first exhibition in Berlin in 2004, The Minis have been welcomed by thousands of admirers visiting more than 20 exhibitions. The Minis have been exhibited, among other places, in: the Airport of Frankfurt, Bornstedt Crown Estate, many places within Berlin, in Wasserburg at lake Constance, in the Zoo of Osnabrück, Borås (Sweden), Gladbeck, Yekaterinburg (Russia), Bratislava (Slovakia), Calais (France), and Kazan (Russia).

The Minis in Berlin

United Buddy Bears Minis at the Sony Center United Buddy Bears Minis at Hessische Landesvertretung United Buddy Bears Minis on the Schlachtensee

The Minis discover Germany

United Buddy Bears Minis in Osnabrueck United Buddy Bears Minis in Garmisch United Buddy Bears Minis at Krongut Bornstedt

The Minis across all borders

United Buddy Bears Minis in Yekaterinburg, Russia United Buddy Bears Minis in Boras, Sweden United Buddy Bears Minis in Kazan, Russia