How to take part in the Fête de la Musique: Misconceptions and Truths

The Fête de la Musique has been going on in Berlin for a number of years now, and if you’re close to it, it’s easy to get into the habit of assuming that everyone – meaning musicians and artistically active people who might want to take part in it – are equally clued in about…

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

Max-Schmeling-Halle

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…

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…

On the 21st June we will celebrate a Fête de la House-Musique

Scenery on gendarmenmarkt in Berlin - Germany

The global spread of the Coronavirus has, of course, changed everything, and we have to tell you, with a heavy heart that the Fête de la Musique 2020 will not be taking place – at least not in the form to which you are accustomed. But! We welcome and invite you to join us in…