Events 2015

Events 2015

What's going on in Berlin in 2015?
The coming year will be full of events: anniversaries and commemorations, major exhibitions and stage premières, festivals and sporting events. Below, you'll find a selection of the exciting events lined up for 2015 in Berlin. A more detailed selection of Berlin Event Highlights (PDF) is available for download. You can also search our event calendar for more dates!

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asisi Panometer Berlin(am Checkpoint Charlie)
09/22/2012 - 12/31/2015
Yadegar Asisi’s Panorama of divided Berlin portrays an artistically compacted view of the days of the Cold War. Presented here is everyday life set against the backdrop...
01/01/2015 - 12/31/2015
In May 1945, World War II ended in Europe with the capitulation of the German Wehrmacht. Many countries mark this event as Victory Day. On the occasion of the 70th...
Stage Theater des Westens
03/25/2015 - 09/27/2015
Musical with songs by Udo Jürgens, in German. Tue, Thu, Fri 7.30p.m. Wed 6.30p.m. Sat 2.30p.m. + 7.30p.m. Sun 2.30p.m.
Berlinische Galerie - Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur
05/29/2015 - 10/26/2015
Architecture and urban design from the sixties still set their stamp on the Berlin townscape. Many key planning decisions were made in the sixties and some striking...
Georg-Kolbe-Museum
06/14/2015 - 09/15/2015
Re-opening of the Georg-Kolbe-Museum with the exhibition „Hans Arp“ the grand avantgardist of dadaism and surrealism in fine arts.
Haus der Berliner Festspiele
06/25/2015 - 07/05/2015
From 25 June – 5 July 2014, the Foreign Affairs summer festival' fourth edition will be showcasing great international theatre from fields where the arts intersect.
Rathaus Köpenick(Rathaushof)
06/26/2015 - 08/30/2015
Heiko Stang's musical adaptation of Carl Zuckmayer's play "The Captain of Köpenick" takes place at the original site in Köpenick’s Townhall courtyard. Lyrics and funny...
Verschiedene Orte
07/06/2015 - 07/10/2015
Fashion takes centre stage in Germany's capital for an entire week twice each year at Berlin Fashion Week. The latest trends can be seen at trade fairs and public shows...
Olympiapark Berlin
07/27/2015 - 08/05/2015
The European Maccabi Games is an international Jewish sport event similiar to the Olympic Games. Circa 2000 athletics from all over Europe will take part in the Maccabi...
Konzerthaus Berlin
08/06/2015 - 08/23/2015
Every year, youth symphony orchestras from all over the world enrich the classic summer in Berlin with concerts. The word „Euro“ of the festival name refers to the...
Karl-Marx-Allee
08/07/2015 - 08/09/2015
At the Berlin Beer Festival about 2000 types of beer from around the whole world are on offer. From A like “Adelscott“, past K like „Kilkenny“ till Z like „Zunft- Bräu“...
Verschiedene Orte
08/13/2015 - 09/04/2015
The festival's 27th edition will concentrate heavily on world premières and international co-productions as well as realising new projects by Berlin artists. The curator...
Park Sanssouci
08/14/2015 - 08/15/2015
Concerts, dance, drama, readings and romantic illuminations – a unique experience in Sanssouci park, once home to the Prussian kings.
Schloss Charlottenburg (Theaterbau)
08/22/2015 - 11/22/2015
Philharmonie, Haus der Berliner Festspiele u.a.
09/02/2015 - 09/20/2015
The music festival Musikfest Berlin traditionally opens the new concert season in Berlin. The international orchestra festival presents renowned soloists and high-class...
Berlin ExpoCenter City (Messegelände Berlin)
09/04/2015 - 09/09/2015
The IFA has regularly taken place in Berlin since 1924. Today, with over 200,000 visitors and exhibitors from all over the world, this is the largest consumer...
Olympiastadion / Maifeld
09/04/2015 - 09/05/2015
The stunning Pyronale World Fireworks Championship takes place against the imposing backdrop of the Olympic Stadium and historic Maifeld bell tower. Six international...
Gärten der Welt
09/05/2015 - 09/05/2015
Die Erfolgsgeschichte der Klassik Open Air Reihe Viva la musica geht weiter. Im fünften Jahr entführt Sie die namhafte Kammerphilharmonie St. Petersburg unter der...
Olympiastadion
09/06/2015 - 09/06/2015
The Berlin International Stadium Festival ISTAF has the longest tradition and is also probably the most famous German festival for track and field athletes.
Haus der Berliner Festspiele u.a.
09/09/2015 - 09/19/2015
Experience a literary state of emergency this autumn! Arabic poets and American short story writers, South Korean poets and their Russian colleagues, South African...
Tempelhofer Feld(ehem. Flughafen Tempelhof)
09/12/2015 - 09/13/2015
Zwei Tage Live-Musik, Fashion, Food, Kunst und Kultur auf dem ehemaligen Flughafen Tempelhof.
Verschiedene Orte
09/12/2015 - 09/13/2015
A chance to get a new perspective on historical sites and monuments offers the German Heritage Day. In Berlin, archaeologists, restorers and conservationists lead tours...
Berlin Art Week - verschiedene Orte
09/15/2015 - 09/20/2015
Berlin's arts businesses are once again coordinating Berlin Art Week, September 15 - 20, 2015. The newly launched Berlin Art Week unites significant art fairs and...
Gemäldegalerie
09/25/2015 - 01/24/2016
The Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) is one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance. His works have been widely reproduced, with many of the...
Start: Straße des 17. Juni
09/26/2015 - 09/27/2015
Berlin is a city of runners and there are numerous highlights for sports fans in the German capital: every year, the BMW Berlin Marathon attracts around 40,000 runners,...
Verschiedene Orte
10/02/2015 - 10/18/2015
The city will become a light show during Lichterfest Berlin: for 17 days, more than 70 structures in Berlin, including striking building façades, bridges and landmarks...
Fernsehturm, Brandenburger Tor, Berliner Dom, Olympiastadion und andere Berliner Gebäude und Wahrzeichen
10/09/2015 - 10/18/2015
During the Festival of Lights in October, Berlin transforms itself into a city of lights: the Brandenburg Gate, the TV Tower, the Berliner Dom Cathedral, the Funkturm...
Diverse Veranstaltungsorte/ miscellaneous venues in Berlin
11/05/2015 - 11/08/2015
What was launched in 1964 as the Berlin Jazztage lives on as Jazzfest Berlin held every autumn. Along the "mile of jazz" from the “Haus der Berliner Festspiele” to the...
Diverse Veranstaltungsorte/ miscellaneous venues in Berlin
11/10/2015 - 11/15/2015
The International Short Film Festival Berlin was founded in 1982 and is today Berlin's second largest international film festival. It showcases numerous competitions in...
Festmeile Brandenburger Tor(bis Siegessäule)
12/31/2015 - 12/31/2015
Berlin is celebrating New Year’s Eve in style – with around one million visitors gathering at the Brandenburg Gate to welcome in 2016! All the traditional treats are...
Kino International – © Yorck Kinogruppe

Five minutes’ walking distance from Alexanderplatz. Huge hand-painted film posters hang on the sandstone façade of the postmodern building from the 60’s. Though its architecture is striking from the outside, the building’s most impressive features are found inside. With its magnificent chandeliers, retro eastern European style, red armchairs and huge glass front, the cinema’s foyer is a highlight in itself. Be it premieres or gay parties, this cinema hosts all sorts of events where glamorous VIPs mix with students, film lovers and party people.