Evenord-Bank eG-KG organized a flashmob in Nürnberg 2014. "Out of appreciation towards our region. Many thanks to all the members of the "Hans-Sachs"-Choir and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Nuremberg who took up our idea enthusiastically and performed it so well at the Lorenzkirche in Nuremberg on the 14th of June 2014!" Ode an die Freude or "Ode to Joy" is best known for its use by Ludwig van Beethoven in the final (fourth) movement of his Ninth Symphony, completed in 1824. His tune[ was adopted as the Anthem of Europe by the Council of Europe in 1972 and subsequently the European Union. Video posted with permission.