Max Schmeling Halle: groundbreaking Green Globe-certified venue does everything right

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The Max Schmeling concert and events venue situated on the border between Wedding and Prenzlauerberg has long been recognised as a leading light in Berlin’s push towards more sustainability in live events. The roof surfaces of the large event hall with space for 12,000 people are largely planted with grass, helping it to blend in…

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,…

Interview: DIKUMBI

FETE BERLIN: What’s the link to your website / social media? DIKUMBI: https://www.instagram.com/dikumbi.vida FETE BERLIN: What do you expect of the Fête de la Musique 2020? DIKUMBI: I would love for people to feel a little release and joy in these times that are so intense!!! Music was so important in the last months to…

Tutorial Competition and Raffle for Billie Eilish’s All the Good Girls Go To Hell!

“All the Good Girls Go To Hell”… Yeah, the good girls go to hell and the bad girls make music! In a video tutorial for the song by Billy Eilish, Frank Schneider and Michele Leisibach from the music school “Fanny Hensel” with “Little Miss Sunburn” Lea Befeldt will show you how to accompany the song…

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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