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  • What's On - April 2008 Events

    5th berlin biennial for contemporary art From 05 April 2008 to 15 June 2008 Established in 1998, the berlin biennial has become a major international event in contemporary art. It has received an enthusiastic response from the audience as the experimental, forward-looking and context-sensitive show. Misunderstandings From 04 April 2008 to 07 April 2008 An exhibition on the essential problem of human communication. Sergeant Elvis Presley in Germany 1958-1960 From 04 April 2008 to 15 May 2008 The exhibition shows the military career and everyday life of Elvis Presley as a soldier, but also his special situation as a show star.
    5th berlin biennial for contemporary art From 05 April 2008 to 15 June 2008 When things cast no shadow, the 5th berlin biennial for contemporary art, curated by Adam Szymczyk and Elena Filipovic, brings together artists from different generations and nationalities in an exhibition by day and night that aims to trace the diversity of art practices today. The day part of the 5th berlin biennial will be on view at four distinct venues and include mostly newly commissioned works by 50 artists, while the night part of the show will feature still more artists and cultural producers in 63 nightly events taking place in locations spread across the once-divided city. The night part of the biennial, entitled Mes nuits sont plus belles que vos jours (My nights are more beautiful than your days), comprises 63 nocturnal acts involving artists and other thinkers and takes place throughout the city. Neuro-scientist Olaf Blanke demonstrates an out-of-body experiment, at the encouragement of artist Melvin Moti. The curatorial collective WHW holds a lecture on Modernism in the former Yugoslavia, and Augusto Boal, founder of the Theater of the Oppressed and this year’s Nobel Peace Prize candidate, runs a workshop according to his context-sensitive teaching method. Cameron Jamie screens his recent film JO at the Volksbühne am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz with a live score by Japanese noise artist Keiji Haino, and more, night after night. The exhibition spaces of KW Institute for Contemporary Art, founded in 1991 in Berlin-Mitte will hold, among other projects, films by Babette Mangolte, Michel Auder, and Patricia Esquivias as well as an intervention by Ahmet Ögüt that comments on state power and its means of control. The attic will be turned into a studio/installation activated by Tris Vonna-Michell’s storytelling. The iconic glass hall of Mies van der Rohe’s ultra-modernist Neue Nationalgalerie in former West Berlin has inspired various responses from artists. Among them, a film installation by Susanne M. Winterling explores the water condensation that flaws van der Rohe’s masterpiece, while Gabriel Kuri builds up a participatory sculpture that reorganizes one of the building’s regular service operations. Cyprien Gaillard brings an unpretentious public sculpture from a housing project in Paris to the terrace of the museum thus positioning a symbol for one failed social-architectural ideal on the grounds representing an opposed, triumphant architectural ideal. The outdoor exhibition site of the Skulpturenpark Berlin_Zentrum, in the area formerly adjoining the Berlin Wall, presents, among other works, a new community-based project by Katerina Šedá, who goes over the fences that separate neighbors in her home village of Líšen in the Czech Republic. Lars Laumann screens a film about a woman who married the Berlin Wall, while Ania Molska installs a sculpture used as a prop in her new film. The first of five alternating, artist-curated solo shows at the Schinkel Pavillon will feature works of Parisbased Swiss-born designer Janette Laverrière, presented by Nairy Baghramian. It will open on March 20, 2008, preceding the official opening of the 5th berlin biennial on April 5 and upsetting the demand for a single, spectacular biennial beginning. Practical information Bus: U Rosenthaler Platz: 240, N40, N8 Tram: S Oranienburger Str.: M1, M6, U Rosenthaler Platz: M1, M8 For more infor Click here Misunderstandings From 04 April 2008 to 07 April 2008 An exhibition on the essential problem of human communication. Pratical information Location: Museum für Kommunikation, Leipziger Straße 16, 10117 Berlin (Mitte) Sergeant Elvis Presley in Germany 1958-1960 From 04 April 2008 to 15 May 2008 The exhibition shows the military career and everyday life of Elvis Presley as a soldier, but also his special situation as a show star. Practical information Location: Alliierten Museum, Clayallee 135, 14195 Berlin (Steglitz-Zehlendorf)
  • What's On - May 2008 Events

    Carnival of Cultures From 09 May 2008 to 12 May 2008 For more than 10 years now the Carnival of Cultures has danced through the streets of Kreuzberg. Apart from music, dance and theater performances, there will be international food and drink. DMY International Design Festival From 21 May 2008 to 25 May 2008 The Festival is enhanced with an extensive framework program featuring numerous workshops and seminars focusing on the theme of design. Creative talents, professionals and visitors all have the opportunity to discover the latest developments and to exchange ideas in direct contact with the international design scene. ILA Berlin Air Show 2008 From 27 May 2008 to 01 June 2008 Since 1992 the ILA has taken place in Berlin/Brandenburg every two years, comprehensively reflecting the aerospace industry at an international trade show and conference venue that caters for the public as well. The ILA is also the only aerospace exhibition in Europe to act as a platform for markets in Western, Central and Eastern Europe.
    Carnival of Cultures From 09 May 2008 to 12 May 2008 Just as every other year, Berlin is going to proudly present the Carnival of Cultures, which will take place between May 9th and May 12th this year, with a four-day street-festival, the Children’s Carnival (10th of May), the Parade (11th of May) and various parties throughout the whole city. Approximately 5.200 protagonists will perform on- and off-stage during the programme of the street festival and will participate in the Parade on Sunday. The city expects about 1.4 million visitors from all over the world, who will join this gigantic summer-festival. But it's more than just a big party - the Carnival of Cultures is a reflection of Berlin‘s cultural diversity. It brings together professional artists and amateurs, young and old, and - furthermore - is a great opportunity for members of Berlin's ethnic communities to make their cultures visible to Berliners and visitors equally. Whether it's traditional or modern - every culture gets its chance to add their aesthetic vision to the capital‘s reputation as a vibrant and constantly changing metropolis. Being part of this traditional event has always been an unbelievable experience for both, visitors and participants. Practical information Where: Berlin - Kreuzberg, all around the Blücherplatz and the Görlitzer Park For more info Click here DMY International Design Festival From 21 May 2008 to 25 May 2008 Under the title THE SKY IS NOT THE LIMIT, protagonists of the national and international design scenes take the stage for the sixth time running to discuss the latest trends, explore current innovations and exchange creative ideas. First off: DMY BERLIN has expanded. After successfully establishing themselves as a platform for young, experimental design over the past few years, DMY BERLIN now reveals increasingly flowing outlines, as the exhibition becomes a festival. With the newly created module DMY ALLSTARS, DMY BERLIN respond to the spate of requests made by national and international designers, and include the work of notorious and well-established creative forces within the DMY INTERNATIONAL DESIGN FESTIVAL. In addition to the DMY YOUNGSTERS impressive main exhibition venue located on the Arena grounds, the DMY ALLSTARS create the opportunity of exploiting external locations. In the form of satellite events dispersed throughout the entire city of Berlin, national and international exhibitors, design groups, as well local creative talents join forces while taking part in thematic exhibitions, group shows and open studios all along the exhibition circuit. In this way, DMY BERLIN expands the festival program to the entire surface of the capital. Practical infromation For more info click here ILA Berlin Air Show 2008 From 27 May 2008 to 01 June 2008 The Berlin Air Show will present a wide-ranging review of advanced aviation and space technology on the ground and in the air. Increasing specialisation in the aerospace field has led to a growing emphasis on a number of specific areas of business, a development to which the ILA has responded by creating various segments designed to reflect the present market situation. These include Commercial Aviation, Space Flight, Defence and Security, Equipment, Aero Engines and Materials, as well as General Aviation. With some 100 accompanying conferences the ILA2008 will be augmenting its already dominant position as the leading international trade show and conference event for the aerospace sector. During the first three days (27- 29 May) admission to the ILA will be restricted to trade visitors only. In order to increase the international dimension of the ILA and to enhance the appeal of this expanding event India has been invited to act as partner country at the ILA 2008. This places the spotlight at one of the world’s most important aerospace trade shows on a country with a highly ambitious aerospace industry. Established in 1909, the ILA is regarded as the world’s oldest aviation trade show. Organised by BDLI, with Messe Berlin as the executive company, the ILA has been taking place every two years at its present site in Berlin/Brandenburg since 1992, covering all aspects of aviation and space flight in the form of an international trade show with conferences and plenty to interest the general public too. The ILA is also the only European aerospace show that is equally accessible from Western, Central and Eastern Europe.
  • What's On - June 2008 Events

    DKB-ISTAF Berlin 1st June 2008 The DKB-ISTAF, one of the most important und traditional athletic meetings in the world, looks back on a long and proud history. With the XII. IAAF Athletics World Championship to be staged in Berlin in 2009, the ISTAF now serves as a “dress rehearsal” for the world’s third-biggest international sports events. CSB 28 June 2008 The 28th of June 2008 will be the day! Christopher Street Day will move through Berlin`s streets and hundreds of thousands of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders will demonstrate before the very eyes of their heterosexual fellow men for equal rights.
    DKB-ISTAF Berlin 1st June 2008 The DKB-ISTAF, one of the most important und traditional athletic meetings in the world, looks back on a long and proud history. With the XII. IAAF Athletics World Championship to be staged in Berlin in 2009, the ISTAF now serves as a “dress rehearsal” for the world’s third-biggest international sports events. Practical information For more info Click here CSB 28 June 2008 The 28th of June 2008 will be the day! Christopher Street Day will move through Berlin`s streets and hundreds of thousands of gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders will demonstrate before the very eyes of their heterosexual fellow men for equal rights.
  • What's On - July 2008 Events

  • What's On - August 2008 Events

    IFA 2008 From 29 August 2008 to 03 Spetember 2008 The IFA is the world’s leading sales platform and the CE industry’s number one venue for doing business. A showcase for innovation and the technology of tomorrow – coupled with a spectacular programme of entertainment events.
    IFA 2008 From 29 August 2008 to 03 Spetember 2008 IFA 2008 – The Highlight of the year for the consumer electronics sector Over six days the nearly 1,200 exhibitors from 32 countries will be presenting a comprehensive display of consumer electronics products and services. In 2008 the prominent exhibitors will include Astra, Beko, Canon, Daewoo, Epson, Deutsche Telekom AG, Fujitsu Siemens, Grundig, JVC, Hama, Harman International, Hitachi, LG, Loewe, Metz, Olympus, Panasonic, Philips, Pioneer, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, Toshiba and Vestel. The electronic media are also prominently represented with the national networks ARD and ZDF. Practical information For more info Click here
  • What's On - October 2008 Events

    Popkomm 2008 From 08 October 2008 to 10 October 2008 The Popkomm is an international platform for the music and entertainment industry. It combines trade show, international congress and a music festival in one. Although admission is restricted to industry professionals, everybody in Berlin will have a chance to explore the latest industry trends in numerous concerts. Festival of Lights From 14 October 2008 to 26 October 2008 The FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS™ turns Berlin into a sparkling metropolis with a firework of illuminations and events for two weeks from 14 to 26 October. More than 40 sights, squares and buildings will be illuminated and a magic light strip will spread from east to west through the city. Art Forum Berlin From 31 October 2008 to 03 November 2008 The Art Forum Berlin is an international fair that shows contemporary art from the best artists coming from Berlin, Germany, Europe, USA Latin America, Asia and Australia.
    International meeting place for the music and entertainment industries As an international platform for the music and entertainment industry Popkomm attracts thousands of trade visitors from all over the world. The integrated concept of this event makes it unique. Popkomm is the only industry meeting place in the world that combines a trade show with a convention and a festival. Consequently Popkomm is a major attraction not only for its core business of music but also brings the representatives of other sectors such as concerts, the movies, mobile entertainment, fashion and advertising to the exhibition halls in Berlin. The festival programme for 2008 is being drawn up in a collaborative process involving an international musical network that has been developed over the past four years and has proved highly effective. The names of the first participants in the festival will be announced in April. Popkomm’s own Metal Festival at Rockclub K17 will be one of this year’s new features. Participants will be eagerly awaited from Turkey, home of Europe’s most innovative music scene and this year's partner country. Introduced for the first time in 2007, the DJ Showcase Night will be taking place again this year, taking place on 11 October. Practical information Adresse: Messe ICC Messedamm 22 14055 Berlin zum Stadtplan Nahverkehr: S-Bahnhöfe: S Messe Süd: S75, S9 Bus: Messegelände/ICC: 104, 349, N42 For more info Click here Festival of Lights From 14 October 2008 to 26 October 2008 The FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS™ turns Berlin into a sparkling metropolis with a firework of illuminations and events for two weeks from 14 to 26 October. More than 40 sights, squares and buildings will be illuminated and a magic light strip will spread from east to west through the city. Practical information For more info Click here Art Forum Berlin From 31 October 2008 to 03 November 2008 The Art Forum Berlin is an international fair that shows contemporary art from the best artists coming from Berlin, Germany, Europe, USA Latin America, Asia and Australia. Organized by Messe Berlin GmbH in cooperation with an international art gallery advisory board, ART FORUM BERLIN is one of the most innovative, world-class art shows. Practical information For more info Click here
  • Museums and Galleries Events

    Pergamon-Museum With 850,000 visitors a year, the Pergamon is Berlin's prime museum. Hardly surprising, given its three outstanding collections under one roof. Haus am Checkpoint Charlie The history of the Berlin Wall is documented at the most famous border crossing point. Charlottenburg Palace Between 1695 and 1699, the Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick III, who in 1701 became the first Prussian King. He built it as a summer residence dedicated to his wife, Sophie Charlotte. Old National Gallery December 2001 the restoration of the Museum Island reached a significant milestone with the much-celebrated re-opening of the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery). New National Gallery In 1968, the New National Gallery was erected here as the first building, following designs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. At Matthäikirchplatz. German Museum of Technology Berlin The Technic-Museum continues the tradition of considerable technique museums, which were located in Berlin since world war II. The location at the Gleisdreieck is of historical importance. Old Museum The Altes Museum, built between 1823 and 1830 after the design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, is one of the most important works in the architecture of Classicism. Stiftung Topographie des Terrors Between 1933 and 1945, the central institutions responsible for the repressive and criminal policies of National Socialism were located on the terrain of the Topography of Terror. Egyptian Museum The Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung moved to the Altes Museum at Museum Island. Natural History Museum The Museum of Natural History in Berlin is one of the most important natural history museums of the world. Deutscher Dom The German cathedral was originally built in 1701. More than 50 years after its destruction in World war II it was rebuilt. It Re-Opened its doors in october 1996.
    Pergamon-Museum With 850,000 visitors a year, the Pergamon is Berlin's prime museum. Hardly surprising, given its three outstanding collections under one roof: the Antiquity Collection, the Museum of the Near East and the Museum of Islamic Art. Haus am Checkpoint Charlie The history of the Berlin Wall is documented at the most famous border crossing point. Films, original recordings, photos and texts are on display, along with objects that tell the story of sometimes spectacular escapes. Talks with contemporary witnesses give you a vivid feeling of the past in communist East Germany; tours are also offer. Charlottenburg Palace Between 1695 and 1699, the Elector of Brandenburg, Frederick III, who in 1701 became the first Prussian King. He built it as a summer residence dedicated to his wife, Sophie Charlotte. Old National Gallery December 2001 the restoration of the Museum Island reached a significant milestone with the much-celebrated re-opening of the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery). Museum Island. Paintings and sculptures from the 19th century are on display here. The gallery contains paintings from the German Romantic period, including works by Caspar David Friedrich and Karl Blechen and French Impressionists including Monet. New National Gallery In 1968, the New National Gallery was erected here as the first building, following designs by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. At Matthäikirchplatz. The “light temple of glass” houses 20th-century European painting and sculpture from classical modernism to the art of the 1960s and interesting special exhibitions. German Museum of Technology Berlin The Technic-Museum continues the tradition of considerable technique museums, which were located in Berlin since world war II. The location at the Gleisdreieck is of historical importance. Really worth a visit - collections on the history of air travel, railways, cars and printing. At the science centre SPECTRUM you can learn about optics, thermodynamics and optical perception with the help of around 250 physical experiments. Regular workshops on a variety of technical subjects - book in advance. The museum’s new extension shows the history of shipping and aviation. Old Museum The Altes Museum, built between 1823 and 1830 after the design by Karl Friedrich Schinkel, is one of the most important works in the architecture of Classicism. A visit here is a must - not just because the Egyptian Collection from Charlottenburg is moving here in 2005. The special exhibitions on the first floor are well worth seeing, the café is good and so is the Lustgarten in front. Stiftung Topographie des Terrors Between 1933 and 1945, the central institutions responsible for the repressive and criminal policies of National Socialism were located on the terrain of the Topography of Terror. Egyptian Museum The Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung moved to the Altes Museum at Museum Island. In 1828 King Frederick William III established an Egyptian Department of the Royal Prussian Museums, on recommendation of Alexander von Humboldt. In 1850 the Egyptian Museum moved to the Museum Island into the Neues Museum, which was especially built for this purpose. Until 1st March 2005, this collection was exhibited in the Eastern Stüler Building opposite Charlottenburg Palace. Since 13th August 2005 it is situated on the top floor of the Altes Museum, before finally returning to its permanent home in 2009, when the renovation of the Neues Museum will be completed. Works from the reign of King Akhenaton and his queen, Nefertiti, form one of the main elements of the Egyptian Collection. The bust of Nefertiti, whose painted decoration has survived since 1340 BC without any conservation measures, was discovered in 1912 during Ludwig Borchardt’s excavations in Amarna, and is probably the Egyptian Museum’s most famous piece. Another highlight is the “Green Head” (400 BC), which is regarded as the most important work of the Egyptian Late Period. Natural History Museum The Museum of Natural History in Berlin is one of the most important natural history museums of the world. Deutscher Dom The German cathedral was originally built in 1701. More than 50 years after its destruction in World war II it was rebuilt. It Re-Opened its doors in october 1996.