Tag Archives: anniversary

first Pictoplasma 2014 artists and speakers announced

It’s Pictoplasma’s 10 year anniversary next year – and the first round of artists and speakers for the 2014 Pictoplasma Berlin Festival and Conference 2014 was just announced. And all the characters are probably already excited to celebrate and rock the Babylon from 30 April – 4 May 2014. From their website: “5 Inspiring Days With Conference […]

100 Years Discovery of Nefertiti

The Egyptian Museum and Papyrus Collection are presenting a special exhibition at the Neues Museum on Museum Island to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the bust of Nefertiti on 6 December 1912. The exhibition is focussed on the Amarna period, refering to the ruins of the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetaton. More […]

50 years of Berlin Wall

As you might know: today 50 years ago, on August 13th, 1961 East German soldiers and workers began to build the Berlin Wall. For the Western World this came as a complete surprise. Not only had Walter Ulbricht, head of East Germany’s government in those days, only weeks before said “Nobody would intend to build […]