Here is our personal Top 5 of things to do in Berlin at the Weekend!
This year it is already the 62nd edition of the Berlinale international Filmfestival. The Festival starts on Wednesday the 9th of February and will go for 10 days.
In these 10 days their will be 395 new films broadcasted, all of this films are world premiers!! And of course a lot of filmstars will visit the German capitol!!
2.Klubnacht – Blueprinted Berlin at Berghain/Panorama Bar //Saturday the 11th of February//
The most legendary club in Berlin. Go here for a good night of clubbing!!
Berghain – Blueprinted Berlin
23:59 h – 05:00 h DVS1
05:00 h – 06:00 h O/V/R (live)(Ruskin & Regis)
06:00 h – 09:00 h James Ruskin
09:00 h – 12:00 h Sigha
12:00 h – End Marcel Dettmann
23:59 h – 04:00 h Clé
04:00 h – 05:00 h Blondes LIVE
05:00 h – 09:00 h Bok Bok vs Jam City
09:00 h – 12:00 h Thomas Schumacher
12:00 h – 15:00 h Mano Le Tough
15:00 h – 18:30 h Ed Davenport
18:30 h – 22:00 h Oliver Deutschmann
22:00 h – 01:00 h Magda
01:00 h – End Nick Höppner
Tour 1 Galerie
Experience the history of Berlin from an unconventional perspective! Since 1997, the Berlin Underworlds Association has been offering regular tours into some of the most important underground structures in the city. Although the majority of our tours are in or near the Gesundbrunnen station in the north of Berlin, we also offer tours in several other subterranean complexes that are otherwise not publicly accessible.
4. Live Music at Bassy Cowboy Club
On Saturday the 17th of February The Mokkers + The Purcells (Garage, Rock’n’Roll, Rockabilly, Postpunk)
DJ (club): Johnny No (50s & 60s mashed potatoes, rockin’ soul, garage-beat, rock’n’roll, rockin’ blues)
DJ (lounge): Mohair Sam (wild rock’n’roll, pounding blues, obscure garage, southern soul, new orleans r’n’b)
The Mokkers sind eine All-Girl-Band aus Berlin. Seit ihrer Gründung im Jahre 2007 spielen sie sich beeinflusst vom Sound der 60er Jahre von der Garage hinauf in die Herzen dieser Stadt. Doch nicht nur Garage, sondern auch andere Genres wie Rockabilly, Blues und Postpunk inspirieren die vier Mädchen. Handgemacht, tanzbar, charmant.
Going into pop 60’s, psychedelic direction lead by inspired melodies, The Purcells deliver powerful rock’n’roll on any of their appearance and laid down on the vinyl, 9 of their gems, as a Mini-Album dealing with love issues, smell of females, generation gaps, wet dreams, romanticism, hard times, guess games and wonder cats kingdom.
5. Visit the Neue Nationalgalerie
Following Exhibition is on from now till- Late 1. Quarter 2013
1945 – 1968. The Collection. Neue Nationalgalerie
After ‘Modern Times. The Collection 1900-1945’, the second instalment in the showing of the National Gallery’s collection of 20th-century art will go on display in November 2011.
Germany’s ‘economic miracle’ and the building of the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Crisis and Vietnam War, Sputnik and Apollo, Kennedy and Mao-stark contrasts, entrenched positions and clear fronts mark the eventful years between 1945 and 1968. Fine art from this period was significantly influenced by the atmosphere of the ‘Cold War’ and the political ideologies connected with it. In art, two major paths essentially separated East and West, the figurative and abstraction. The West held aloft the open structure of abstract or ‘informal’ art as a symbol of freedom. And it was certainly no coincidence that the pop art that followed it arose in the major capitals of the West, where the phenomena of mass production and a rising tide of consumer culture were everywhere to be seen. In the Eastern Block, by contrast, socialist realism became the prevailing trend and a defining basis for all developments in the art that came after it. In all of this, the individual became the point by which all things were measured, artists made the ‘human condition’ the core focus of their work.
Under the title ‘Divided Heaven’ (echoing the novel by Christa Wolf), the New National Gallery introduces us to the key figures from this epoch. In its focus, however, the exhibition deliberately looks beyond barriers, geopolitical and artistic, and concentrates instead on universal artistic ideas, held by both camps at once. At the heart of ‘Divided Heaven’ stand the international disparities: the juxtaposition of styles and art forms, the contemporaneity of the non-contemporaneous.
The exhibition is sponsored by the Sparkassen Finanzgruppe..
Enjoy your visit to Berlin! Love from the youth hostel in Berlin, EastSeven!!!