International Berlin: News

We invite you to follow our work and learn about the latest activities and events on this page. Among other things, we’ll keep you updated on visits from foreign guests of state, cooperation between Berlin and its partner cities, and the work we’re doing as a member of various city network organizations.

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Smart City Live 2020

Governing Mayor of Berlin and President of Metropolis Michael Müller took part in a moderated discussion with Mayor of Polokwane and Co-President of UCLG Thembisile Nkadimeng on 17 November 2020 in the virtual session “The Global Voice of Cities”. Smart City Live 2020

Eurograph 2021

Eurograph 2021

In 2020, the Eurograph project commissioned 52 artists from Berlin and Paris to make short videos based on one of the letters of the alphabet and a word of their choice. Eurograph 2021

Didital Citymakers Summit

Digital Citymakers Summit

Digital Citymakers’ Summit

On 25 March 2021, the “Digital Citymakers’ Summit” took place in connection with the online platform “USE – Urban Sustainability Exchange” (www.use.metropolois.org). Digital Citymakers’ Summit

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Berlin-London-Day

Digital Berlin-London Day

London and Berlin have been city partners since 10 October 2000, but the coronavirus pandemic unfortunately prevented us from celebrating our 20th anniversary with events held in person. Digital Berlin-London Day

Sprayer vor dem Mural in Jakarta

Snyder in front of the mural in Jakarta

CREATIVE COHESION – The city partnership between Berlin and Jakarta from the perspective of two graffiti artists

On 29 April 2021 at 3:00 p.m., the Senate Chancellery and the House of Indonesian Cultures are hosting an online expert discussion in English in which the two artists Snyder and Darbotz give insight into the graffiti scene in Berlin and Jakarta. CREATIVE COHESION – The city partnership between Berlin and Jakarta from the perspective of two graffiti artists

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Louisa Clement

"all the lonely people" exhibition @silent green Berlin

25.09. - 10.10.2021
VATMH (Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House) is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Villa Aurora with the exhibition “all the lonely people,” which is being shown in the project space “silent green Kulturquartier.” "all the lonely people" exhibition @silent green Berlin

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Pop Up Teahouse at C*Space Berlin

07.08.2021 - 09.10.2021
Inspired by traditional teahouses in China and Asia, and embracing the 2021 zeitgeist, the Pop Up Teahouse is offering space for intercultural encounters, reflection, creative work, and artistic happenings in workshops, teahouse talks, tea learning sessions, and performances on six Saturdays from August to October 2021. Pop Up Teahouse at C*Space Berlin

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The Fashion School for Future

27.09.2021 - 02.10.2021
The Digital Multilogue on Fashion Education 2021: A conference on Learning and Teaching Fashion in Theory and Practice” form 27th september – 2nd october 2021 The Fashion School for Future

Carolin v. Buddenbrock, Protokollchefin des Landes Berlin mit Vertretungen der U-20-Städte bei der U-20-Konferenz

Carolin von Buddenbrock, Chief of Protocol of the Federal State of Berlin, with representatives of U20 cities at the U20 conference

Berlin takes part in the 2021 Urban 20 Mayors Summit

On 3 September 2021, Carolin von Buddenbrock, Chief of Protocol of the Federal State of Berlin, took part in this year’s online U20 (Urban 20) conference, representing the Governing Mayor. Berlin takes part in the 2021 Urban 20 Mayors Summit

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9th Manga Competition of the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft (DJG) Berlin in 2021

Every two years since 2005, the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft Berlin (DJG Berlin – German-Japanese Society of Berlin) has organized a manga competition that is enjoying growing popularity nationwide. The theme of the ninth competition is “Distance and Proximity – 160 Years of Friendship between Germany and Japan,” and you are invited to submit your entries to the DJG by 31 August 2021. 9th Manga Competition of the Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft (DJG) Berlin in 2021

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Group photo with Governing Mayor Michael Müller (first row, third from left) and Chief of Protocol Carolin von Buddenbrock (last row, far right)

Reception for newly accredited ambassadors

Governing Mayor Michael Müller welcomed ambassadors from 29 different countries to a reception held in the Main Hall of the Red Town Hall on 6 August 2021. Reception for newly accredited ambassadors

Baltic Game Industry

Project period: 2017 - 2020
In the context of Berlin’s activities in the Baltic Metropoles Network, the Senate Chancellery is a partner in this project supported by third-party funding from the European Commission. Baltic Game Industry

Berliner Künstler Snyder entwürft die Wayang Golek-Puppe

Berlin Artist Snyder - Work in progress

International art project in the digital age

Challenged by the coronavirus pandemic, Berlin’s city partnership is responding with creativity. Two famous graffiti artists – Snyder from Berlin and Darbotz from Jakarta – are currently working on a shared motif in a digital exchange. International art project in the digital age

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Eurograph

“Eurograph” is a digital project for which artists from the two partner cities Paris and Berlin reflect on and portray the founding values of the European Union. Eurograph

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The U20 cities hold a virtual summit

On 2 October 2020, the Urban 20 (U20) cities met in a videoconference. The cities involved in this initiative met for the first time in 2018 in order to contribute their shared concerns to the G20 process. Berlin has been part of the U20 since the very beginning, and Governing Mayor Müller also supports the initiative in his capacity as the president of the city network Metropolis, a U20 partner. The U20 cities hold a virtual summit

SpotLightBall Berlin

08.10.2016
The embassies of the Republic of India and the Republic of Indonesia are joining the Wadah Foundation in hosting the first “SpotLightBall Berlin” at Charlottenburg Palace. SpotLightBall Berlin