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Seeing the Places of History – Berlin: 25 Years Later

Berliners and visitors alike to become part of the commemoration

Berlin, 8 September 2014 Stand right on the spots where history was made: that’s on the agenda for those coming to Germany’s reunited capital 7–9 November to mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. “Even in this age of virtual reality, people want to see the actual spots where history was made,” comments Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. Current events around the world also make it clear that the global struggle for freedom and against dictatorship remains an important issue to this day.

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Tips for the next 7 days

What you should not miss for any reason

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SPOTLIGHTS: David Pereira´s Trip

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Wintergarten Varieté / 08.00p.m.
Classical concert

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Tugan Sokhiev, Jean-Frédéric Neuburger

Dirigent: Tugan Sokhiev; Aribert Reimann  Sieben Fragmente für Orchester in memoriam Robert Schumann  Robert Schumann  Concert-

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Berliner Philharmonie(Großer Saal) / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

Common Ground

from Yael Ronen & Ensemble

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Maxim Gorki Theater / 07.30p.m.
Opera, ballet, dance

FALLEN

Tanztheater von Sebastian Nübling und Ives Thuwis

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Vorplatz(Maxim Gorki Theater) / 08.30p.m.
Theatre

Sonny Boys

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Schlosspark Theater Berlin / 08.00p.m.
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Theatre

Der Name der Rose

von Umberto Eco; Regie: Wolfgang Rumpf

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Berliner Kriminal Theater / 08.00p.m.
Other

Artfi - The Fine Art Conference

Artfi ,The Fine Art Conference, comes to Berlin for the first time on September 17th.The unique gathering, which gives a current snapshot

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Haus des Tagesspiegelverlages /
Theatre

GELBER MOND - Die Ballade von Leila und Lee

Regie: Lars Vogel

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Vaganten Bühne / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

Die kleinen Füchse – The Little Foxes

by Lillian Hellman Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Exhibition

Küchenmonument - a social sculpture outside the Berlinische Galerie

Four Dates with Dinner, Talks and Workshops with raumlabor Berlin. The Küchenautomat is a mobile social sculpture that places the kitchen

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Berlinische Galerie - Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst, Fotografie und Architektur / 6 - 9 p.m.
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Concert

Piano Bar – A musical journey, 1930-2013

Concert feat. songs and chansons by Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra and many more

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Wilde Oscar / 8p.m.
Theatre

Die kleinen Füchse – The Little Foxes

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Festival & set of events

Positions Berlin

For the first time as part of the Berlin Art Week 2014 POSITIONSBERLIN is taking place at Kaufhaus Jandorf in Berlin-Mitte from September

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Kaufhaus Jandorf /
Theatre

Der Russe ist einer, der Birken liebt

by Olga Grjasnowa in a stage version of Yael Ronen

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Maxim Gorki Theater / 07.30p.m.
Trade fair & congress

Berliner Liste 2014. Messe für aktuelle Kunst

Trade fair on contemporary art.

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Postbahnhof (am Ostbahnhof) /
Theatre

Zur Hölle mit Faust - eine Komödie in drei Akten

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Pfefferberg Theater(Haus 15) / 08.00p.m.
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Opera, ballet, dance

For the disconnected Child

A Falk Richter project

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

Das Muschelessen

DAS MUSCHELESSEN – der Zusammensturz einer Familienscheinharmonie in Zeitlupe, aus der Sicht der 18jährigen Tochter. ; Regie: Bettina Rehm

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Vaganten Bühne / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

For the Disconnected Child

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

Mörderische Spreefahrt - Dinner-Krimi auf der Spree

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Schiffe der Spree- und Havelschifffahrt / 07.00p.m.
Festival & set of events

ARTINSIGHTgalleries

Etwa 400 Galerien fördern und vermitteln internationale zeitgenössische Kunst aus Berlin und machen die Stadt zu einem Zentrum für

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Diverse Veranstaltungsorte/ miscellaneous venues in Berlin /
Other

Lake Wannsee in Flames

Also this year the fleets of Stern und Kreisschiffahrt and the Potsdam Weissen Flotte start their evening parade in direction to lake

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Wannsee / Around 7 p.m. till midnight
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Sports

Renntag der Diplomatie - BBAG Auktionsrennen

At the traditional race course Hoppegarten the horses start again: 3y., € 52.000, 1.400 m G.B.

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Rennbahn Hoppegarten / 2pm
Opera, ballet, dance

For the disconnected Child

A Falk Richter project

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

For the Disconnected Child

Text, Direction and Choreography: Falk Richter Composition by Malte Beckenbach, Achim Bornhoeft, Oliver Sascha Frick, Helgi Hrafn Jónsson

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Other

40 Jahre GRIPS am Hansaplatz

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Grips(Hansaplatz) / 03.30p.m.
Concert

The Flintstones Big Band

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Schloss Britz(Freilichtbühne) / 07.00p.m.
Sports

ROWING Champions League Final 2014

The 2014 ROWING Champions League Final will be held in Berlin on September 20th in front of the historic East-Side gallery.

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Spreeufer an Eastside Gallery / O2 World /
Fair, procession & parade

Traditionsfest in den Späth'schen Baumschulen

The Späth'sche Baumschulen (The arboretum Späth) invites to a great autumn festival, celebrating gardens and botanical highlights, with

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Späth'sche Baumschulen / 9am-6pm
Concert

Prelude - Recordrelease-Concert of the Berlin Womenensemble Wood & Sheet

For the 5th anniversary of the ensemble, visitors can expect a concert at the Werkstatt der Kulturen in Neukölln.

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Werkstatt der Kulturen / 7 p.m.
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For children

Candide

Music by Leonard Bernstein

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Staatsoper im Schiller Theater / 07.30p.m.
Opera, ballet, dance

For the disconnected Child

A Falk Richter project

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Theatre

For the Disconnected Child

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Classical concert

Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Vocalconsort Berlin

zu Gast beim Musikfest Berlin 2014; Chor: Vocalconsort Berlin; Leitung: Iván Fischer; "Herr, gehe nicht ins Gericht mit deinem Knecht" -

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Berliner Philharmonie(Großer Saal) / 11.00a.m.
Theatre

Common Ground

from Yael Ronen & Ensemble

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Maxim Gorki Theater / 07.30p.m.
Concert

Berlin celebrates Cohen - A Birthday Tribute in German

On the 80th birthday of Leonard Cohen...

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Passionskirche / 8p.m.
Theatre

"Seid nett zu Mr. Sloane" at Isletheater Moabit

by Joe Orton A new theatre in Moabit open it's doors! The Isletheatre Moabit presents it's premiere production „Seid nett zu Mr. Sloane!“ (

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Inseltheater Moabit (Arminius Markthalle) / 6 p.m.
Other

Big Pumpkin Festival at Britz Garden

The focus of course is the biggest berry in the world. With a possible weight of up to 821 kg a pumpkin does not have much in common with

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Britzer Garten / 12 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Theatre

Die kleinen Füchse – The Little Foxes

by Lillian Hellman Direction: Thomas Ostermeier

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Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz / 08.00p.m.
Musical

Timo Wopp - Timo Wopp's Work-Hard-Play-Hard-Show

Timo Wopps unmoralische Show zum Thema Arbeitswelt

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Bar jeder Vernunft / 08.00p.m.
Other

Fasse Dich kurz! Wie die Stasi Oppositionelle abhörte

Lecture in German

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Gedenkstätte Berliner Mauer / 7p.m.
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