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Summertime in Berlin: Top 5 of cool events!

Thursday, August 18th, 2011


Summer Berlin

The last weeks of August are full of nice events!

We have listed up some cool things to do!
Enjoy reading and above all enjoy your time in Berlin!!

1) Suppe & Mucke in Berlin Friedrichshain August the 20th!

this street festival is something special- Local projects and initiatives will come to present themselves and show the visitors what they have been up to.
There will be live music and of course a lot of different kinds of tasty soups!! Yummie!
Check here for the PROGRAM

2) Dance Festival ” Tanz im August” from August 12 till August 28

it´s an international dance festival with artists from all over the globe showing their dancing skills.
to view the program klick HERE.

For the 23rd time the Festival presents great shows and perfomances from artists from 12 different countries!
This year it´s all about exploring the boundaries between modern dance, classical ballet & urban dance. A lot of newcomer but also big names like Lucinda Childs ans Edouard Lock will be there to dance dance dance!!

for more detailed information check out their website!

3) Long night of Museums!

On the 27th of August museums are open till 2 am!!

You buy one ticket and you can visit all Museums. There will be special perfomrances, exciting exhibitions, music and lots more. Shuttle busses will help you move fast from one point to another,  for Free!
This is your change to do as many museums as you can for a little price :)!!

4) Go for a swim @ an extraordinary location!

there is a swimming pool floating on the river spree! This is the place to cool down!!

Badeschiff Berlin!

5) Beachbar Kiki Blofeld

Berlin knows many cool beachbars, ´kiki blofeld´ is one of those cool places, alongside the river Spree. Here you can chill out after a long day of sightseeing!!


Enjoy your time in Berlin!! For a place to stay check this Hostel in Berlin!

Festival season has opened, Top 10 of great Festivals in Berlin

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011
karneval der kulturen(c)Daniela Incoronato

karneval der kulturen(c)Daniela Incoronato

Here is our TOP 10 of Festivals in & around Berlin

1. Fete de la Musique

on the 21st of June, when summer officially starts, there is a big music festival to celebrate it! It is an open air Festival, with a broad variety of music styles and different bands from all over the world.  And the cool thing is, it´s all for FREE.
The festival starts at 16h and there will be a lot of after parties too! Enjoy Berlin at its best!

2. Carneval of Cultures, 10-13 June

Another fantastic yearly event is the Carneval of Kultures ( Karneval der Kulturen) in Berlin Kreuzberg.

The festival presents the cultural and ethnic diversity of Berlin. What to expect? A lot of live performances, there will be bands playing but also street theater performances take place. Not to forget, a lot of delicious food from many different countries, will be prepared for you to try out! It is a very colorful street festival, if you are in Berlin, don´t miss out on this.

The procession takes place on the 12th of June.

3. International Performance Art Festival

From 7. to 21. May 2011, the International Performance Art Festival will take place in Berlin for the fifth time. The Festival is an unique art festival, with workshops, labs and performances, is among the most important platforms for performance art.
Over 100 Berlin and international artists will present themselves in a performance marathon. During the kick-off on May 14 and 15, it will be possible to see what constitutes performance art: spontaneous creativity, confrontation, experiments, in short: artists in real-time.
What takes place can then serve as inspiration for all interested individuals. Performance labs with the artists will give participants the opportunity to pursue their own creative impulses and to present the results to the public in the finale on May 20 and 21.

4. International street theatre Festival `Berlin Lacht`
International Street Theater Festival at Mariannenplatz, 24-26th of June

This is street theatre at his best! Expect the unexpected!

There will be acrobatic, live music, clowns and a lot of more different kinds of performances!

I am sure it will bring you to laugh :)!
5. Berlin Festival @ former Airport Tempelhof

On the 9th and the 10th of September it is time for some great music and shows at Tempelhof Airport and Club XBerg. It is the music Festival of the year, right in the heart of Berlin, at former Airport Tempelhof. After parties take place at Club XBerg.

6.48 Stunden Neukölln 2011: art festival Neukölln
From 17 – 19 June (Friday 7 pm- Sunday 7 pm) there will be ample opportunities to view or even participate in visual arts, theatre, dance and performance events, readings, guided tours and parties. All this occurs in the streets, parks and other open public spaces in Neukölln, as well as in galleries, theatres, artists’ studios and neighbourhood centres, in cafés and bars, private flats or even in rather unexpected places. This opportunity lasts a mere 48 hours: for these 2 days, everyone can call him- or herself a Neuköllner. Each of the neighbourhoods has its own local “art branch office” or “Kunstfiliale”: Reuterkiez, Flughafenkiez, Richardkiez, Körnerkiez, Schillerkiez, Passagenkiez. The areas in between are referred to here as Anderswo (other locations).

7.Fly BerMuDa Festival at Berlin’s former Tempelhof Airport

will be back for the second time on 5th November giving the Berlin Music Days its glorious finale.

One can expect to be enthralled by the annual gathering of the Crème de la Crème of electronic music artists. The event will be spread across 2 main floor, 2 club floors all backdropped with spectacular visuals, complete with a cozy chillout area.
All this, in the unique and ambient space of Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport.

8. 15. Internationales Berliner Bierfestival
from the 5th till the 7th of August, the Frankfurter Allee in Berlin turns into one big beer event! there will be over 300 different breweries, from 86 different countries, sellling more than 2000 different kinds of beer!

Also there will be some live music! Its the perfect festival to visit in the summer before you go clubbing. There is no entrance fee!

9.DMY international design Festival-01-05 June 2011

The DMY International Design Festival Berlin will anew take place in the impressive architecture of historic city airport Berlin Tempelhof. The central exhibition showcases pioneering and foresighted works by over 500 professional designers, brands and new talents. Reflecting on design as a full circle system, the central exhibition is accompanied by a vast program of satellite exhibitons and events such as Designer Talks, Lectures, Open Design and Material Workshops, an Award Show and numerous networking events.

10. Tanz im August

This is an international Dance Festival. It takes place from August the 12th till August the 28th.
This years programm will be announced in June. Just check their website

Looking forward to welcome you in thé small and cosy YOUTH HOSTEL berlin, EastSeven!

Events in Berlin in 2010

Monday, January 18th, 2010


Berlin 2010

Berlin 2010

EastSeven Berlin Hostel made a selection of the finest up coming events….

30th januar.the long night of museums. Get a pass par tout ticket and visit as many museums as you can at the most extraordinary time of the day, at night. Count on special exhibitions, concerts, live performances etc.etc.

11th-21st of Februar Berlinale, International Filmfestival. The Festival celebrates its 60th anniversary. Up to 400 different movies are shown! At potsdamer platz. Get your tickets in advance.

28th of march the 30th Berlin Half Marathon takes place. The  Berlin Half Marathon is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a fabulous party. Over 25,000 runners from 85 countries participated in the last sightseeing tour of Berlin, a course that cannot be beat. The mix of live music, artists, and attractions is drawing more and more spectators to the course. And the Berlin streets are fast! That is not only demonstrated by the top runners with numerous times under the magic one-hour limit, but also through the many personal bests in the ever-growing field of participants.

21-24th of may Carneval of Cultures. Every year the diversity of many different cultures is celebrated  in the streets of Kreuzberg. Expect lots of  people from different cultures dancing, eating and celebrating together. Expect live music, (interactive) street theatre and lots more. Every years highlight is the big parade on the 23rd of may. There is no admission fee!

8-13 june Berlin Air Show at Schönefeld Airport.

9-13 june DMY International Design Festival. During the day there are lectures, workshops, panel talks and performances. During the night one gets together at the parties!!

19th of June Christopher Street Day Berlin. Starts at Kurfürstendamm/Joachimsthaler straße. Grand Finale at Brandenburg Gate.

13-29 August Tanz im August. A spectacular modern dance festival. A part from lots of performances there are lectures and workshops being held aswell.

3 and 4 spetember the Pyronale! A match between the worlds greatest fireworks artists.

25th of september Inline Skating Marathon:  Starts at Straße der 17. juni. Most of the online skaters participating are hobby-skaters.

19-31 oktober Festival of lights For the sixth time, the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS™ will turn Berlin into a sparkling metropolis with a firework of illuminations and events for two weeks from 13th to 24th October, 2010. World-famous historical landmarks and spots in Berlin, e.g. the Brandenburg Gate, the Television or Radio Tower will be staged impressively by means of light, events, projections and fireworks.

4-7 November. Jazzfest Berlin. Here you´ll find the creme de la creme of the international jazz-scene

9-14 November Interfilm Festival. A festival for short movies!

2-4 december Tanznacht Berlin. For the 6th time the Tanzfabrik Berlin presents the Dancenight. On these 3 days Curator Peter Stamer  shows a selection of performances of young berlin choregraph?

for more cool events check our weekly blogs and our personal staff-recommendations! see you soon in Berlin!