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Gallery Weekend 2019: 5 must-see art shows

The last weekend of April is one of the most awaited for the art lovers: it’s time for the Gallery Weekend! From April 25th through the 28th, institutions, galleries, artists, collectors and other project spaces collaborate to create one of the most exciting art events of the year in Berlin. There is just so much going on that you need a

Berlin’s cherry blossoms – best spots 2019

Berlin is blooming again! And if you are in Berlin in early spring (the timing of the blossom is uncertain every year) we highly recommend you spend at least half a day enjoying its cherry blossoms. Yes, Berlin has quite a few places where you can enjoy this very short spectacle of nature. As you walk through the streets you will certainly bump

Berlin highlights in 2019

As if there weren’t enough to do during the year in Berlin, with traditional events, like the transmediale/CTM Festival, Berlinale, the Carnival of Cultures, Gallery Weekend, Christopher Street Day (Gay Pride), Tanz im August, the Long Nights of Museums and Berlin Art Week, among many, many others, 2019 has three very special events

The greatest Socialist realist murals in Berlin 

During the days of the German Democratic Republic – GDR, from the late 1940s until 1989, the official form of art was known as Socialist realism. Intended to represent everyday life under Socialism, it portrayed the benefits of living and working in East Germany. Developed in the early 1920s, Socialist realism is a style of idealized

The most beautiful public Christmas trees in Berlin – 2018

Christmas time is truly upon us and it’s almost impossible not to be touched by the Christmassy vibes in Berlin! And a Christmas tree is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable signs of the Christmas season! Though German tradition dictates that Christmas trees be put up quite late, on Christmas Eve (December 24th), for several years now,

Berlin’s Best Christmas Markets – 2018 edition

From the last weekend in November until right after Christmas the city is “inundated” with some of the most magical and enchanting Christmas markets. In fact, there are more than 60 of those throughout the city. Locals gather together to celebrate and get cozy while drinking mulled wine, beer and eating some of the most yummy German
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