Berlin clubs expect to restart in 2021

Berlin clubs expect to restart in 2021

The Berlin clubs expect to reopen in the Corona pandemic in 2021. "We are definitely not interested in opening the clubs immediately, not even in the fall," Lutz Leichsenring of the Club Commission Association told the German Press Agency on Thursday.

Berghain in Berlin

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Der verlassene Eingangsbereich zum Club Berghain.

The clubs therefore want to work with rapid tests and new methods for tracking. According to Leichsenring, some of the 140 Berlin clubs are currently open on open-air areas. In some of them, masks are to be worn when dancing, while other clubs have decided to do without dance floors. The rules of hygiene worked well, he was not aware of any infections caused there, said Leichsenring. Like many, the association hopes for the development of a vaccine in the near future.

Studio Berlin: Berghain opens with an exhibition

The club scene, with around 9,000 employees, is struggling to survive and is dependent on aid programs. It is not yet clear how many houses will have to close. This is a question that arises anew every month, said Leichsenring. Berlin's most famous night address, the Berghain, opens its garden to visitors. Inside, an art exhibition with prominent names, including Katharina Grosse, Isa Genzken, and Olafur Eliasson, among them Katharina Grosse, Isa Genzken, and Olafur Eliasson, will begin on September 9.
Club Berghain
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Clubs in Berlin

Berlin's nightlife is considered one of the most exciting and varied in the world. Clubs such as Berghain and Watergate attract international top DJs and the dancing does not stop until the early morning. more

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| Last edited: Thursday, 27. August 2020 13:53 Uhr

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