International Berlin: Retrospective

City partnership anniversaries in 2014

01.01.-31.12.2014
In 2014, our partnerships with Beijing, Tokyo, Buenos Aires, and Jakarta will be celebrating their 20th anniversary, while our partnership with Istanbul now dates back 25 years. City partnership anniversaries in 2014

Berlin – Los Angeles city partnership

30.06.2014 - 05.07.2014
Councilman Tom LaBonge of Los Angeles’s 4th District visited Berlin from 30 June to 5 July 2014 with an eight-person cultural delegation and three water specialists. Berlin – Los Angeles city partnership

Berlin-Jakarta city partnership

23.06.-02.07. 2014
From 23 June to 2 July 2014, a delegation headed by the youth and sports sector of Jakarta’s city government will be visiting Berlin with ten students who were chosen from a pool of 335 applicants in Jakarta. Berlin-Jakarta city partnership

Mayor of Paris to visit Berlin

13.-15.02.2014
This will be Bertrand Delanoë’s last visit as mayor to Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit, since Paris is holding city elections on 23 March 2014 and Mayor Delanoë is not running for re-election. Mayor of Paris to visit Berlin

Making friends through food

13.-19.01.2014
One week in Paris and one week in Berlin – that’s all the time that apprentice bakers and pastry cooks have to come up with new German-French bakery and confectionery products. Making friends through food

Berlin – Buenos Aires city partnership - From the Spree River to the Rio de la Plata – From fall to spring

October/November 2013
Around 20 young musicians from the Leo-Kestenberg Musikschule, a music school in Tempelhof-Schöneberg, will travel to Argentina with their conductor, Alexander Ramm, in the first half of October to return a visit made by young Argentinians. Berlin – Buenos Aires city partnership - From the Spree River to the Rio de la Plata – From fall to spring

The “Madrid School”

05.06. - 07.06.2013
The conference “Wir sind Erinnerung. Die Schule von Madrid und das spanische Exil von 1939” (We are memory: The “Madrid School” and the Spanish exile of 1939) will take place at Instituto Cervantes Berlin. The “Madrid School”

Franco-German Bücherboxx

19.04.2013
To mark the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Élysée Treaty, young people from France and Berlin gave their own demonstration of cooperation between the two countries. Franco-German Bücherboxx

Chinese Autumn at Kühlhaus Berlin

02.-17.11.2012
As part of the Chinese Cultural Year in Germany, Kühlhaus Berlin is showcasing contemporary Chinese art in a series entitled “Chinesischer Herbst”... Chinese Autumn at Kühlhaus Berlin

German-Spanish Chess Days in Madrid

Under the patronage of the Governing Mayor, the Berlin Chess Federation hosted a tournament in Berlin on 1 September 2012 with 12 boys and 12 girls in the under-16 category. German-Spanish Chess Days in Madrid

Theater from Buenos Aires in Berlin

28.-30.09.2012
Berliner Festspiele is opening the new international festival “Foreign Affairs,” which will be showcasing contemporary performing arts with a continent-spanning production by the Argentinean author, actor, and director Federico León. Theater from Buenos Aires in Berlin