Yearly Schedule

So what exactly are the festivals, exhibitions, programme series, special events and guest performances that make up Berliner Festspiele? In our Yearly Schedule, you can find the dates of our festivals and of those exhibitions, important events and guest performance that have already been confirmed.

We will update this list continually, so it’s worthwhile having a look at it now and then. Or you could subscribe to our newsletter – it will make sure that you don’t miss anything and help you plan your year with us!

2020

10 July to 13 December 2020
Otobong Nkanga
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

5 September to 1 November 2020
11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

18 to 25 September 2020
Tanztreffen der Jugend (National Contests)

16 October 2020 to 10 January 2021
Masculinities
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

5 to 8 November 2020
Jazzfest Berlin

12 to 16 November 2020
Treffen junger Autor*innen (National Contests)

25 to 30 November 2020
Treffen junge Musik-Szene (National Contests)

Past Programme 2020

15 to 19 January 2020
Classy Classics
Gauthier Dance//Dance Company Theaterhaus Stuttgart

15 January to 2 February 2020
Rituals of Care
Performance series at Gropius Bau

20 February to 1 March 2020
70th Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale)

5 to 7 March 2020
Enter Achilles
Ballet Rambert

Cancelled
11 to 13 March 2020
Aisha and Abhaya
Ballet Rambert

Cancelled
15 March to 26 April 2020
Sundays for Hong Kong II
Film Series

Cancelled
20 to 29 March 2020
MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues

Cancelled
2 to 4 April 2020
Rain (live)
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus

Cancelled
7 to 9 April 2020
Achterland
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas

Cancelled
1 to 17 May 2020
Theatertreffen
Instead: Theatertreffen virtuell
1 to 9 May 2020

Cancelled
22 to 30 May 2020
Theatertreffen der Jugend (National Contests)

12 to 21 June 2020
10 Days of Iranian Cinema
Films On Demand

27 March to 12 July 2020
Lee Mingwei
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

7 February to 19 July 2020
Akinbode Akinbiyi
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

13 August to 13 September 2020
Down to Earth
Immersion

25 August to 23 September 2020
Musikfest Berlin

11 to 13 September 2020
The New Infinity
Immersion

2021

11 to 21 February 2021
71st Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale)

19 to 28 March 2021
MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues

19 March to 1 August 2021
Yayoi Kusama
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

April to August 2021
Thea Djordjadze
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

7 to 23 May 2021
Theatertreffen

28 May to 5 June 2021
Theatertreffen der Jugend (National Contests)

September 2021
Musikfest Berlin

17 to 24 September 2021
Tanztreffen der Jugend (National Contests)

17 September 2021 to 9 January 2022
The Cool and the Cold. Painting in the USA and the USSR 1960–1990
Exhibition at Gropius Bau

4 to 7 November 2021
Jazzfest Berlin

19 to 22 November 2021
Treffen junger Autor*innen (National Contests)

24 to 28 November 2021
Treffen junge Musik-Szene (National Contests)