International Berlin: Retrospective

27.09.2012 - Berliner Philharmoniker in Istanbul

27.09.2012
The Berliner Philharmoniker will be giving a concert in Istanbul at the Halic Congress Center to mark the 40th anniversary of the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Art. More information

Concert by the orchestra of China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts at the Konzerthaus in Berlin

26.07.2012
The musicians of China’s National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) wowed the audience at the Konzerthaus am Gendarmenmarkt on 26 July 2012. More information

40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between China and Germany: Gala concert at the Berlin Town Hall

21.07.2012
In connection with the 11th Deutsch-Chinesische Jugendtage (German-Chinese Youth Days) and the 40th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Germany and China, a concert was held in the Main Hall of the Berlin Town Hall. More information

“ZOV Tracksuit Traitors: East German Athletes on the Run”

11.07. - 12.08.2012
The exhibition looks at the fascinating and complex history of illegal attempts by athletes to leave the GDR. More information

Wowereit receives Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev

03.07.2012
Berlin’s Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit welcomed President Rosen Plevneliev of the Re-public of Bulgaria to Berlin on 3 July 2012 at the Hotel Adlon. More information

Across the Atlantic – BMW Guggenheim Lab on the way to Berlin

15.06. - 29.07.2012
Berlin was the second stop on the BMW Guggenheim Lab’s nine-city tour around the world. More information

Wowereit welcomed the Mayor of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri

25.04.2012
Berlin’s Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit welcomed the Mayor of Buenos Aires, Mauricio Macri, to the Berlin Town Hall on 25 April 2012. More information

VAMOS Hertha! Argentina tour in 2012

02.-13.04.2012
The youth football teams U 12 from Hertha 03 Zehlendorf and U 11 from Hertha BSC have been invited to visit one of the world’s football powerhouses: Argentina. More information

60th anniversary of the German-American Fulbright Commission – Annual meeting at the Berlin Town Hall

20.03.2012
Around 300 American and German Fulbright Scholars were welcomed to the Berlin Town Hall on 20 March 2012 by the Head of the Senate Chancellery, Permanent Secretary Björn Böhning, for their organization’s 58th Berlin Seminar. More information

St. Patrick's Day in Berlin

17.03.2012
Berlin’s famous television tower was illuminated in celebration of Ireland’s St. Patrick's Day. More information

London Mayor's Association

16.03.2012
Berlin’s Delegate to the Federation and Commissioner for European Affairs, Permanent Secretary Hella Dunger-Löper, welcomed the London Mayors’ Association to the Berlin Town Hall on 16 March 2012. More information

Vienna

15./16.03.2012
The Governing Mayor of Berlin traveled from 15 to 16 March 2012 to Rust in Austria. More information

- “Pacific Standard Time – Art in Los Angeles 1950–1980” at the Martin-Gropius-Bau

15.03.-10.06.2012
The Berliner Festspiele and the Martin-Gropius-Bau are organizing an exhibition by the Getty Research Institute and the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. More information

Exhibition: “Karl Marx & Eternal Peace: Images of Two Boulevards in Beijing and Berlin”

10.03.-17.06.2012
The artist created two 50-meter-long scroll paintings of Chang'an Street in Beijing for the Documenta 12 in Kassel in 2007, and a 21-meter-long pendant to these depicting Karl-Marx-Allee in Berlin. More information

20th anniversary of the Berlin – Warsaw city partnership

01.01.-31.12.2011
In 2011 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the city partnership between Berlin and Warsaw, since our partnership agreement was signed on 12 August 1991. More information

20th anniversary of the Berlin-Moscow city partnership

01.01.-31.12.2011
In 2011 we celebrated the 20th anniversary of the signing of the agreement on friendship and cooperation between Berlin and Moscow. More information

Concert by Ensemble Madrid-Berlin

28.11.2011
A concert by Ensemble Madrid-Berlin took place in the Hall of Pillars of the Berlin Town Hall on 28 November 2011. More information

Seminar: "Señoritas en Berlín / Fräulein in Madrid"

24.-25.11.2011
A German-Spanish seminar entitled “Señoritas en Berlín / Fraulein in Madrid” was held at Instituto Cervantes in Berlin from 24 to 25 November 2011. More information

Berlin – Tokyo city partnership

21.11.2011
Cultural highlights from Berlin presented starting, while a discussion entitled “Cultural Professionals between Two Worlds” was scheduled. More information

Berlin - Jakarta city partnership

08.-10.11.2011
A group of 26 members of the Indonesian Association of Provincial Governments visited Berlin. More information

Berlin - Tokyo city partnership

20.10.2011
The presidents of the Japanese-German Society in Tokyo and the German-Japanese Society (Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft) in Berlin, Mr. Shigetaka Komori and Mr. Kurt Görger, signed a partnership agreement in Tokyo. More information

Wowereit receives the President of Uruguay

18.10.2011
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"Pas Pérphériques" dance exchange in Paris

04.-12.10.2011
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Hip-hop cultural exchange in Paris

04.-12.10.2011
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Berlin-Tokyo city partnership

01.-13.08.2011
In the context of the city partnership between Berlin and Tokyo, Hip Hop Stützpunkt invited two women artists from Japan – SHIRO (graffiti) and SARASA (DJ) – to visit Germany’s cultural capital. More information

TANGONALE – Summer tango festival at ufaFabrik

29.-31.07.2011
Musicians, actors, painters, puppeteers, performance artists, singers, and fashion designers showcased their art and demonstrated how close and how multilayered Berlin’s ties are to its Argentine partner city Buenos Aires and to the tango. More information

Invitation to a concert by students from Yamanashi

22.07.2011
The concert program in the Berlin Town Hall includes works by W.A. Mozart, Johann Pachelbel, Scott Joplin, Giuseppe Verdi, and Joe Hisaishi, among others. More information

Music exchange between Paris and Berlin in Paris

11.-16.07.2011
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Fashion from Buenos Aires at the 2011 Berlin Fashion Week

05.-10.07.2011
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Berlin – Jakarta city partnership

25.06.-03.07.2011
From 25 June to 3 July 2011, the first “Jakarta Berlin Arts Festival” took place in Berlin as a city partnership event, with both the Governing Mayor of Berlin and the Governor of Jakarta serving as the festival’s official patrons. More information

Chess boxing competition: Berlin - London

24.06.2011
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Berlin – Tokyo city partnership

23.06.2011
Berlin’s Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit welcomed Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito on 23 June 2011 and accompanied him across Pariser Platz to Brandenburg Gate. More information

A delegation from Museo del Holocausto de Buenos Aires visited Berlin

17.06. - 21.06.2011
A delegation from Museo del Holocausto de Buenos Aires and other institutions visited Berlin to gather information on how Berlin and Germany recall the Shoah. More information

Technology cooperation in the energy sector between Berlin and Mexico City

06.06.2011
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) organized an event on technology cooperation in the energy sector with Berlin’s partner city Mexico City. More information

Creative professionals from Buenos Aires took part in the 2011 DMY International Design Festival in Berlin

01.06. - 05.06.2011
Der Wirtschaftsminister der Stadt Buenos Aires, Francisco Cabrera, ist aus Anlass des DMY ebenfalls nach Berlin gekommen. More information

Wowereit welcomed the president of Paraguay

20.05.2011
Following meetings with Germany’s president and chancellor and a lecture and discussion hosted by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation, President Fernando A. Lugo Méndez of Paraguay met with Governing Mayor Klaus Wowereit. More information