...besides many loose players, site managers, playground heroes and other supporters
BERNHARD HANEL chairman & founder
Our founder Berni has the greatest heart for children, arts and the topic "play". One of his biggest talents is to inspire people. At KuKuk Kultur he is always up for innovative ideas and change.
DANIEL LAIBLIN chairman
Multitasking and numbers are only two of Daniels talents. Apart from being a voluntary chairman in our team he is a science teacher and works in the field of school software. At KuKuk Kultur Daniel takes care about technical questions and finances und is the man for greater challenges.
VALERIE SPALLEK chairwoman
is an architect and pedagogue and is working as a playground designer for KuKuk Freiflug GmbH.
At KuKuk Kultur she the woman for the soft tones due to her calm and sensitive personality. Once in a year she takes part in a playground project abroad as a volunteer.
BIANCA ELGAS CEO
Currently maternity leave
As a designer of playing and learning Bianca takes care about the daily business of KuKuk Kultur with a combination of heart, soul and realism. She's the spot in the association where all the roads lead together. Bianca feels gifted not to work for the rich and privileged, but for a better future for children and young people.
GANIMETE PRONAJ projectcoordinator
Ganimete, also known as Gonni has been working in the KuKuk office since November 2020 and is responsible for the day-to-day business of the association as well as the coordination and planning of the projects. She studied art therapy and has already experimented with media and installation art, and for her it is clear that art and culture must be there for everyone.
JULIAN PFAB chairman
Julian is pedagogue and father of two. He met KuKuk Kultur while organizing school trips himself. He accompanied several projects and due to this experiences he was happy to join the organizational part of KuKuk Kultur as a chairman.
JOHANNES LEMCKE head of construction
Johannes is a father of four, master carpenter and worked in Brasil, Africa and Switzerland before he came to KuKuk Kultur full-time.
He is an epitome of calmness that provides our participants with great routine, a lot of experience and a massive talent for improvisation.
WALTRAUD WROBEL fundraising
Waltraud is a mother, bookseller, Yogateacher and always open for the next creative idea. At KuKuk Kultur she is the person for fundraising.
She is a big fan of Europe and brought CIRCUS into our organization.