30.10.2015

HALLOWEEN


Origin: Halloween is the one of the world’s oldest holidays still celebrated today. It’s one of the most popular holidays, second only to Christmas. While millions of people celebrate Halloween without knowing its origins and myths, the history and facts of Halloween make the holiday more faszinating. The autumn rite is commemorated today in the United Kingdom, altough with a surprising and distinctive British twist. In Mexico, Latin America, and read more…

 
21.10.2015

Busking through the city of Berlin


In Berlin, in nearly every season, you’ll walk past a busker or street performer on many corners of the city, especially places like Alexanderplatz, East Side Gallery or Mauerpark. Busking in Berlin has become a street performers ritual! You can live on it, but you cannot base your life on it; you can do it, but you cannot count on doing it; and the street decides whether you are to read more…

 
02.10.2015

25 years German Reunification on 3rd October 2015


October 3rd marks the „Day of German Unity“ ever since the German Democratic Republic (GDR) and West Germany reunited in 1990. Since then, the day is celebrated as a public holiday. Background Following World War II, the area that was Germany was divided into four military sectors controlled by France, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Soviet Union. On May 23, 1949, the sectors controlled by France, the read more…

 
12.09.2015

Open Heritage Day 2015


Germany’s biggest and most popular heritage event the Heritage Day- in Berlin called „Day of the open Monument“ is taking place on the 13th September and is free of charge. It offers the chance to visit historical landmarks that are either not usually open to the public, or would normally charge an entrance fee to visitors. Curators of monuments, archeologists, and preservationists lead tours through historical and remarkable housing complexes, read more…