The largest and most exciting city in Germany, Berlin is a top European destination when it comes to cultural landmarks and nightlife. Its plethora of museums, historical landmarks and cultural sites bring thousands of intellectuals and art lovers to Berlin’s wide streets.
Even though it’s already July, you should rest assured that this amazing city has plenty of cultural events to offer by the end of the summer, the month of August being one of the most culturally active ones for Berlin. And guess what, the good news don’t stop here! Let Oh-Berlin be your host this summer, and you can take advantage of its numerous discounts and great deals!
The International Beer Festival, taking place on a 2.2 kilometres distance in Friedrichshain district gives you the opportunity to celebrate summer by tasting over 2,000 sorts of beer over a three day folk festival in the heart of Berlin. From noon till midnight, starting with the 2nd of August, beer aficionados can enjoy delicious beer specialties in a traditionally German ambient. Don’t miss it!
With an impressive background of fireworks and an amazingly beautiful garden called “Giardino della Bobolina”, Viva la Musica is a splendid concert taking place on the 10th of August, 2013, at 7.30, in the mesmerizing Gärten der Welt. This year, the open-air classic concert features works by Giuseppe Verdi, performed by the choir of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin among other outstanding artists.
Taking place between the 15th and 31st of August, 2013, the Dance in August festival attracts over 17,000 visitors each year. Focusing on contemporary dance, this astonishing festival takes place in Berlin since 1989. Dance in August not only features amazing contemporary choreography belonging to some of the most reputable artists around the world, but also presentations, talks, workshops and parties. The festival takes place at various locations and if you are planning to have an unforgettable experience this summer, attending Dance in August is highly recommended.
Everybody who has visited Berlin’s museums at least once knows that a day is never enough! Boasting with an incredibly rich cultural life, this thrilling city offers the chance to spend a long night at its inspiring museums. Taking place on the 31st of August, 2013, the second Long Night of Museums is a unique experience, giving art lovers the chance to admire all the beautiful masterpieces that they have missed during their restless day visits. Visitors can take advantage of the night shuttle buses to spend their time at the museums that they love the most, for one night between 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
If you are living in Germany or anywhere near, a summer trip to Berlin could introduce you to its astonishing art scene in just a matter of days. If between you and this startling city there is a little bit of a distance, you still have time to book your flight tickets. Explore your artsy side, this summer!