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Reopening of the HKW

  • Wiedereröffnung HKW

    Colourful ribbons are waving from the pavilion in front of the House of World Cultures.

  • Wiedereröffnung des HKW (2)

    Two women look at the exhibited artworks Africa (2011) and Red Cloud & Sitting Bull (2013) by artist Demond Melancon.

  • Wiedereröffnung des HKW (1)

    The letters "R", "D" and "D" are written on three flags that wave in the wind in the colours black, red, yellow and green on the House of World Cultures. The artwork is by the artist Oli Oguibe.

  • Wiedereröffnung des HKW (4)

    Zimbabwean artist Georgina Maxim stands in front of her exhibited artworks in front of the House of World Cultures.

  • Oumou Sangaré

    Oumou Sangaré will perform at the opening festival.

The Haus der Kulturen der Welt opens its 2023 season with a grand three-day celebration under the headline "Acts of Opening Again."

The focus of the celebration is on sharing and communal experiences. A diverse entertainment program will invite attendees to laugh, dance, talk, walk, explore and eat. Various rituals and ceremonies from around the world - from breaking bread to symbolic offerings - invite those interested to become part of the house.

Concerts, Ceremonies, DJ Sets and Performances

The program includes concerts by Oumou Sangaré, Awilo Longomba and Estrellas del Caribe as well as performances by María Magdalena, Campos Pons, Tanka Fonta, Jean-Daniel Lafontant, Masimba Hwati and Bernardo Oyarzún. In addition, the exhibition "O Quilombismo: Of Resistance and Insistence. Of flight as attack. Of alternative democratic-egalitarian political philosophies" will also open as part of the reopening festival.

At a Glance

Festival
Reopening of the HKW
Location
Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Start
2 June 2023
End
4 June 2023
Program
www.hkw.de

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Last edited: 1 June 2023