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[07 Feb 18]

MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues | Terre Thaemlitz | The Long Now

Two special formats with concerts lasting through the night offer an opportunity to experience music and time in unusual ways at MaerzMusik 2018. Terre Thaemlitz aka DJ Sprinkles presents a piano installation at the Martin-Gropius-Bau that lasts for over 30 hours. more


[05 Feb 18]

Stephanie Rosenthal takes up position of Director of Martin-Gropius-Bau in Berlin

I am delighted to address you as the new director of the Martin-Gropius-Bau, and it is a great pleasure for me to be taking over as director of the exhibition hall. more


[30 Jan 18]

55th Theatertreffen: The jury’s selection

The Theatertreffen of Berliner Festspiele will take place from 4 to 21 May 2018. An independent jury of critics presented their selection for the 55th festival edition at a press conference today, 30 January 2018. more


[10 Jan 18]

MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues 2018: Time Wars

With MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues (16 to 25 March), the Berliner Festspiele are reflecting on the “Time Wars” of our present time and invite guests to experience contemporary music in unusual formats. more


[15 Dec 17]

Immersion 2018: Conference “INTO WORLDS. The Craft of Blurring Boundaries”

From 19 to 21 January 2018 the Lichthof of the Martin-Gropius-Bau will become the venue for an exchange including artists, leading scholars of immersive arts and the audience. more


[11 Dec 17]

Immersion Programme 2018

Berliner Festspiele continues its Immersion programme with a conference, two major exhibitions at Martin-Gropius-Bau and the presentation of artistic fulldome productions in Berlin’s public urban sphere with the aid of mobile dome architecture. The main focus of the 2018 programme is on the production and exploration of immersive spaces. more


[30 Nov 17]

Invitation to the press conference: Jews, Christians and Muslims. Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages 500-1500

Jews, Christians and Muslims
Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages 500-1500

9 December 2017 – 4 March 2018
Press conference Friday, 8 December 2017, 11:00
Martin-Gropius-Bau, Cinema more


[10 Nov 17]

Open Calls: Applications for Stückemarkt and International Forum welcome

Every year, the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen supports a new generation of international theatre makers and creative professionals. The formats Stückemarkt, International Forum and Theatertreffen-blog invite artists from various disciplines to attend the festival in Berlin, to present their work and to discuss the art of tomorrow, right here and right now. more


[03 Nov 17]

German Chancellor-Fellow Yanyan Qian from China at the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen

The Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation fosters the leaders of tomorrow.
Every year, the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowships grants fellowships to up to 50 researchers from Brazil, China, India, Russia and the US – up to ten fellowships for each country – under the patronage of the German Chancellor and funded by the Federal Foreign Office. more