The Yaam is a great example of sustainable event strategy

Yaam has been an integral part of Berlin’s club scene for 25 years. After stints at various addresses, the “Young African Art Market” is now based at the Schillingbrücke at Ostbahnhof in a huge concrete hall. Due to the great ceiling height and the consequently huge air volumes, the non-profit association decided on a gas-fired…

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A vision of a greener Fête: a chance for a new beginning

When the world locked down, some people spoke of a chance for a new beginning. We were all forced to stop, take a breath (a long one) and reconsider the world, and how we – individually and as a society – make our way in and  through it. Now, a year later, as the prospect…

Dussmann: The Kulturkaufhaus has long been a partner of the Fete, and this year is no different

This year as in previous years, Dussmann, the ‘Kulturkaufhaus’ in the Friedrichstrasse, is enthusiastically taking part in what is set to be a riotiously diverse and exciting online Fete de la (Haus) Musique. Dussmann, apart from being one of the city’s best-known and most-loved places to not only browse and buy books, CDs and similar,…

Alle Farben in the Alexanderplatz TV Tower this Sunday 21st June!

Alle Farben hardly needs any introduction, but just in case: Alle Farben is one of the most successful German dance music artists, with a bunch of awards, over 500 million streams on Spotify, a monthly listener count of around 6 million and 250 million plays on Youtube the boy has gone places. Mit dem Laden…

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The countdown’s begun and we can’t wait…the FETE’s around the corner!

When it came to the crunch, a few short weeks ago, with festivals toppling left, right and centre, we decided then that we would make the FETE happen: even if we had to change the whole concept around to make sure that everyone would remain safe and be on the good side of the new…

Berta Berlin gives us the best live performances with a focus on high quality production and performances

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There’s a joke out there that runs something like, what does a musician do if he wins the lottery? Go on tour until the money runs out, of course. Because performers perform, musicians make music, and singers sing – whether we’re allowed out or not. It’s an instinct that doesn’t stop just because we have…

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Berlin (A)Live: senate launches platform to promote online cultural events across Berlin

The Corona crisis threatens the cultural diversity of our city and the existence of a great many artists, people working in the entertainment industry…in fact everyone who contributes to making culture happen in Berlin. Berlin (a)live brings artists and culture enthusiasts together The “Berlin (a)live” platform (https://www.berlinalive.de), a joint project of the Senate Department for…

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Now is the time to make your voice heard – Berlin live events go online

I’m not going to begin to say, in any way at all, that the corona virus that we’re dealing with has anything good about it. But it’s also true that every crisis that happens brings something positive with it. Whether it’s triumphing through adversity or tough conditions bringing out the best in people – even…

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Fete de la Musique 2020 has a new focus district – and this year it’s Berlin Mitte!

Even though March has only just been born, we’re already looking forward to the middle of the summer, and while the winter winds have been whipping around outside, we’ve been hard at work, like a bunch of squirrels who’ve got the seasons the wrong way round. The Fete de la Musique is always timed to…

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