Myfest and Carnival of Cultures cancelled

Myfest and Carnival of Cultures cancelled

Because of the Corona crisis, the Myfest and the Carnival of Cultures are cancelled this year. This was said by a spokesman for the Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg district authority on 12 March 2020.

  • Karneval der Kulturen© dpa
    09.06.2019, Berlin: A colourfully dressed dance group takes part in the Carnival of Cultures parade.
  • Myfest in Berlin-Kreuzberg© dpa
    People celebrate in Kreuzberg on and 1 May.
This affects two of the most famous and largest street festivals in the capital. Previously, the "rbb" had reported The spokesman did not yet give any background information. The "rbb" named the high effort of the preparations as the reason.
According to the organizers, about one million visitors celebrated the Carnival of Cultures last year in Kreuzberg. Since 1996 it has been held on the weekend of Whitsun. For the Myfest, tens of thousands of mostly young people usually flock to Kreuzberg every year to celebrate the 1 May. The party exists since 2003.

Source: dpa/DeepL.com/Berlin.de

| Last edited: Thursday, 12. March 2020 10:21 Uhr

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