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We talk to Banglist: High energy Scandipop band looking for a wild and crazy time this Friday!

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On these pages we're happy to give a wide variety of musicians and bands playing at the Fête a digital stage with a row of 'self-interviews'. Meet Banglist, the Scandipop band based in Berlin who are full of beans. Banglist describes themselves…
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Adelle Nqeto on her Fête experiences - in Africa and Europe

I’ve had the privilege of getting to take part in 3 editions of Fête de la Musique in 3 different cities, namely- Pretoria, Johannesburg (South Africa), and Berlin. All 3 of these experiences were completely unique celebrations of music within…

FETE Berlin Podcast: Björn Döring - curator of the Fête shows us what goes on behind the scene

Say hallo to the Fête de la Musique Spotify podcast! Yes folks it's all happening here. This episode features the curator of the FETE Berlin since 2018, Björn Döring, chatting to Noel Maurice of Berlin blog indieBerlin. While you're in…

Fête de la Musique joins 75 festivals for We Vote For Europe

The Fête de la Musique is all about inclusion, togetherness, cultures mixing and mashing it up, no borders and general hugs and cuddles. Which is, as we see it, what the European project is also all about (especially the hugs and cuddles).…
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The Crooked head straight for the Fete: Interview with touring Toronto rock band

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The Crooked are a Toronto-based alternative rock band. Formed from four people with migration backgrounds, it was in Canada that they found each other and a common love for their particular brand of rock music. We talk to Neelesh, a Londoner…

It's down to the wire! Choose 2 of the last 4 songs and have your say in what Germany sings on 21.6!

I'm not going to rant, honest I'm not, but I mean really It's the 21st Century, we're an inch from fulfilling youthful fantasies like flying cars and people living on Mars; not to mention having our own handheld comm devices like on Star Trek…
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We'd love to interview you for the FETE Berlin!

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You're young, you're old, you play an instrument or you sing: alone, in a band, in a choir? Or you have a club, a bar, a bookshop - or a butchers? Only one thing really matters: that you're doing something for the Fête de la Musique. Big gigs,…
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Europe-wide Singalong for the Fête de la Musique: But what should we sing?

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On 20 June last year, people in Berlin's Lustgarten were part of a Europe-wide Singalong flash mob. In Germany alone, spontaneous mass vocalising took place across a number of cities. Together we sang three well-known numbers, hymns to cohesion…
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Voila! The matchmaking tool - stages and bands, everyone's invited!

So many stages, so many musicians, what to do, what to do? Which is when we had our aha! Moment, the lightbulb went on (not like one of those energy-saving ones, oh no, one of the old ones, halogen, 100W, it came on like a bolt from God and…
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Treptow-Köpenick chosen as district in focus for the Fête de la Musique 2019

Since 1995 the Fête de la Musique has been taking place each year in Berlin, on the 21st of June, the day that marks the beginning of summer. As of 2018, we choose a particular district each year as our 'focus district'. Although the Fête…