the official party at Brandenburg Gate Also this year Berlin will host one of the world’s largest New Year’s Eve parties. The event will take place downtown Berlin on an area over two kilometers long, between two renowned landmarks: the Brandenburg Gate (Brandenburger Tor) and the Victory Column (Siegessäule). With over a million visitors, dozends […]
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 […]
It’s this time of the year: temperatures are rising, Carnival of Cultures Parade is marching, Streetfest is bubbeling – Kreuzberg is celebrating the Carnival of Cultures 2014. This year I am again not actively taking part in Carnival of Cultures and the related open air / street party – but of course one somehow can not […]
One of Berlin’s night life highlights turns 36 – and since the number 36 plays an important role in the club’s history, there will be a great party week celebrating this 36 year anniversary. Named after the back then wild wild East part of Kreuzberg (postal code Südost 36 (South East) or short SO36) it […]
This year’s Carneval of Cultures Street Parade just kicked off. Wheather conditions are fine, and the parade currently makes her way through the streets of Berlin-Kreuzberg. Not in town but still want to see, what the parade looks like? Lucky you: local public radio station Radio1 and local public TV station RBB are both covering […]
Currently an online petition makes its round through Berlins newspapers, Berlin blogs and social media. The initiator claims she wants to ‘save’ Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture. But wait – is Berlin’s Late Shop and Kiosk Culture really in danger? Maybe not quite yet. But… As you might know already Berlin appears to be […]
Today it’s a public holiday day – but that’s (of course) not because of Father’s Day, but ‘Himmelfahrt (Feast of the Ascension). But since in Germay both ‘celebrations’ are on the same day, Father’s Day is kind of a public holiday day as well.
Back in the days of techno, there were some rather strong connections between the two cities Detroit and Berlin*. Bands from both cities influenced each other, and every now and then techno DJs from Detroit visited Berlin to perfom in one Berlin’s techno clubs – and Berlin DJs visited Detorit to spin some vinyl in […]