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Art at the ICC

From 7 to 17 October 2021, the Berliner Festspiele opened the International Congress Centrum Berlin (ICC) for ten days and, together with Berlin and international artists, transformed the high-tech architectural icon from 1979 which has been closed for years into an experiential space filled with music, performances, installations, and films. This recap video will give some impressions of this exceptional project.

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– Berliner Festspiele stand for a cultural programme where the new becomes visible.

Matthias Pees to be appointed as new Director of Berliner Festspiele

Today, the board of directors of Kulturveranstaltungen des Bundes in Berlin (KBB) GmbH, chaired by Monika Grütters, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media, appointed the dramaturg, curator and theatre manager Matthias Pees as the new director of Berliner Festspiele. On 1 September 2022, he will take over the position from Thomas Oberender, who has been director of Berliner Festspiele since 2012 and will leave the institution at the end of the year at his own request.

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EMAS Certificate

Also this year, the Berliner Festspiele with the Gropius Bau received the annual confirmation from the Chamber of Industry and Commerce that they can continue to use the EMAS Certificate for Ecological Management with the registration number DE-107-00140.

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