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Lights of Freedom: October 11th – 20th, 2019

 

In October 2019 our big anniversary festival will take place: 15 years of FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS in Berlin!

The motto: Lights of Freedom. Also because of the occasion of the “30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall” in 2019, our festival makes FREEDOM the guiding theme! We stage famous landmarks, buildings and squares of Berlin, from the Brandenburg Gate to the TV Tower. In addition many other buildings and squares of the city will be illuminated. For 10 nights, the capital will become the largest open air gallery in the world! We look forward seeing you!

In this special anniversary edition we offer our cooperation and advertising partners very special and diverse opportunities and new ideas for an emotional brand or theme presentation.

You want to know more about it? Then please send us an email to partner@festival-of-lights.de

Your contact person is Birgit Zander.

A special thank you to our Presenter and strategic Partner:

All Festival Partners 2019:

E.ON

As one of Europe's leading energy companies, E.ON supplies more than 21 million households and companies with electricity and natural gas every day. With approximately 43,000 employees, E.ON focuses on three business areas that reflect global energy trends: Energy Networks, Customer Solutions, and Renewables. E.ON is committed to transforming the world into an ecological and digital energy world and offers comprehensive services and advice on photovoltaics, energy storage, energy checks and efficiency measures.

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Festival of Lights - proudly owned, managed and produced by:

Zander & Partner

Zander & Partner Event-Marketing is an international agency for live communication. Since its founding as an event agency in 1992, Zander & Partner Event-Marketing has continued to develop its expertise in the staging of cities, districts and brands. Our heart beats for Berlin. We are proud to have been the initiator and producer of the Berlin Festival of Lights since 2005 and now carry the light from Berlin around the world to other cities and metropolises.

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Berliner Bahnhöfe DB – Mein Einkaufsbahnhof

Arrive and dive right in. We are very happy to have the Berlin shopping stations as our partner this year. As a gateway to the world, they connect the capital with other cities and countries - something that was not so easy 30 years ago. For the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, they now shine boundlessly in the light of freedom. A total of 17 railway stations in the city and in the Berlin districts will be illuminated with artistic and nostalgic light productions. their outer facades artfully staged. Included: the stations Zoologischer Garten, Friedrichstraße, Hackescher Markt, Alexanderplatz, Savignyplatz, Ostbahnhof as well as Berlin Hauptbahnhof!

Potsdamer Platz

Potsdamer Platz is one of the most urban districts in the heart of Berlin. With its spectacular architecture, the district offers a fascinating backdrop for the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. Potsdamer Platz combines the history, culture, and economic diversity of Berlin with entertainment and events. The area attracts more than 110,000 visitors every day.

GETYOURGUIDE

GetYourGuide is the place to book the best experiences your destination has to offer. Since 2009, we’ve made it easy for millions of travelers to find unique and unmissable things to do around the world. Whether you want to skip the line to the top of the Eiffel Tower, take a traditional cooking class in Rome, or discover Amsterdam by bike, we have something for everyone. With GetYourGuide Originals, we’ve created one-of-a-kind experiences in special locations worldwide that don’t just scratch the surface — they dive right in. What’s more, we make planning and booking simple so you can focus on what counts: having an incredible time.

BMI

The tasks of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs (BMI) are as varied as they are responsible. The spectrum ranges from the role of guardian of the constitution and promoter of social cohesion to integration, federal sports promotion, information technology and security tasks. As the "Constitutional and Municipal Ministry", the Federal Ministry of the Interior is responsible for modernising the state and administration. But it also deals with key issues of our state and federal order, such as the right to vote.

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BMBF

Federal Ministry of Education and Research: It is the largest Arctic expedition of all time: The German research icebreaker Polarstern is currently drifting frozen through the Arctic Ocean. On the MOSAiC expedition, scientists from 19 nations are exploring the Arctic. The aim of the expedition is to better understand the influence of the Arctic on the global climate. The expedition will thus be a milestone for climate research. The data will be of great value for generations to come. Hence our motto: "Let's go to the Arctic - stop climate change".

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BMF

The festival contribution of the Federal Ministry of Finance tells the stories of his office building, which are closely connected with the history of the Berlin Wall: the foundation of the GDR in 1949, the people's uprising of 1953, the great Ulbricht lie of 1961 and the Holzapfel flight of 1965. All these events remind us that freedom cannot be taken for granted and that we have to defend it every day anew. This is the message of a spectacular interactive festival action by the Ministry, in which everyone can take part: Let us tear down the Berlin Wall together once more!

BMG

The German health care system is in very good condition. Everyone who needs medical or nursing help gets it and we all enjoy comprehensive health insurance coverage. Nevertheless, there are areas, such as nursing care, in which we need to further develop our healthcare system in a future-oriented way. This is one of the tasks of the Federal Ministry of Health.

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BMJV

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV) is first and foremost a legislative ministry which also advises the other federal ministries on the preparation of their legislative projects. It drafts laws and ordinances under its leadership, i.e. essentially for civil law, commercial and business law, criminal law, procedural law and consumer protection.

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BMZ

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development is committed to combating poverty, promoting peace, freedom, democracy and human rights, and preserving the environment and natural resources. The current focus is on close cooperation with Africa. This year's projection motifs illustrate the goal of shaping globalisation fairly - for Germany, for Europe and worldwide.

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BMWi

Strengthening medium-sized businesses and industry, boosting investment, shaping digitalisation, promoting innovative start-ups and leading the energy system transformation to success: The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) has a variety of tasks. Located at Berlin's Invalidenpark with a fountain, it can take up the festival motto "Lights of Freedom": The facility is intended to commemorate the "disappearance" of the Berlin Wall. Freedom, the free movement of goods, people and services, and freedom for innovation also determine the everyday life of the BMWi. Let the installations surprise you!

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BMEL

The Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture stands for healthy and safe food, a strong agricultural sector and good prospects for our rural areas. As the “ministry of life”, our main aim is to conserve the natural foundations of life through sustainable agricultural production, promote animal welfare and provide clear consumer information on a large range of everyday issues, because our work focuses on valuing citizens, farmers, foresters, nature and animals.

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BMVI

The integrated overall research programme of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure comprises various individual programmes and larger innovative individual projects. The BMVI's departmental research covers all areas of mobility and transport. In order to secure sustainable energy supplies, the BMVI is also heavily involved in the "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology Innovation Programme".

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BPA

Two of the light projections used to illuminate the Federal Press Office are about freedom of the press - directly on the River Spree, at Friedrichstrasse station. Freedom of the press, threatened in many places worldwide, is a cornerstone of democracy and protected in Germany by Article 5 of the Basic Law and Article 11 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

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Federal Foreign Office

The Federal Foreign Office, with its offices in Berlin and Bonn and its network of around 230 missions abroad, cultivates Germany's relations with other states and with intergovernmental and supranational organisations. This is not just a matter of political contacts between governments and parliaments. Germany and its society are increasingly networked internationally. The Federal Foreign Office therefore promotes an intensive exchange with the world in business, culture, science and technology, the environment, development issues and many other areas.

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European Commission

The European Commission is the executive arm of the European Union and represents its general interest. The Commission is chaired by a group of 28 Commissioners known as "the College". Together they take decisions on the Commission's political and strategic direction. A new College is appointed every 5 years.

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European Parliament

The European Parliament is an important forum for political debate and decision-making at EU level. Members of the European Parliament are directly elected by voters in all Member States. Parliament thus represents people's interests with regard to EU legislation and ensures that the functioning of the other EU institutions follows democratic principles.

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Europa Experience

In the immediate vicinity of the Brandenburg Gate is the European House with its permanent multimedia exhibition Europa Experience. It is also the home of the European Parliament Liaison Office and the Representation of the European Commission. Both institutions would like to draw attention to the importance of Europe with common projection motifs. In the free permanent multimedia exhibition Europa Experience, festival visitors can visit the 360° cinema every evening and take a journey through history, politics and life in the European Union.

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Humboldtforum

Follow in the footsteps of the brothers Alexander and Wilhelm von Humboldt! The video animation on the modern east façade of Alexander von Humboldt's 250th birthday takes you on a journey through his life and work and illuminates his central statement "All is Interaction". And inspired by Wilhelm von Humboldt, the universe of language opens up on the west façade: In his view, this is the essential key to the experience and order of the world.

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ASCC Kuwait

The Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (ASCC) is a new world-class museum district in Kuwait City. Together with the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre (JACC) and the recently restored Al Salam Palace, it will form the new national cultural district of Kuwait. The museums are a monument to Kuwaiti, Islamic and Arab culture and history.

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CityQuartier DomAquarée

The CityQuartier DomAquarée is located at one of the most central addresses in the centre of Berlin: opposite the Berlin Cathedral, not far from the Museum Island, near Alexanderplatz. The ensemble belongs to the portfolio of an open-ended real estate fund of Union Investment. In addition to hotel, office and residential space, it offers a rich selection of shops, restaurants and tourist attractions.

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Spielbank Berlin

The Spielbank Berlin has four locations in Berlin. Our flagship house is at Potsdamer Platz. It includes slot machines, a poker floor which is the biggest poker offer in Germany, the Casino Royal where our Croupiers welcome you at the Roulette and Black Jack tables. Furthermore, we have a event location called Sternberg. Regularly events take place here.

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Philips TV

What if you didn’t just watch TV, but felt it? With a Philips Ambilight TV, intelligent LEDs cast on-screen colours onto the walls, and into the room, in real time. Your screen will seem bigger, every moment will feel closer, and music becomes a light show.

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Berliner Sparkasse

Ever since it was founded in 1818, Berliner Sparkasse has fulfilled its public mandate. In addition to its conventional tasks such as providing the public with financial services, encouraging saving and promoting business, the focus on public welfare is at the heart of its activities. A key part of this is social commitment. For example, the Berliner Sparkasse supports a wide range of projects.

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RBB

On 1 May 2003, Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg, a new ARD public service broadcaster for two federal states, was launched. The common goal: to offer good programming to the public in Berlin and Brandenburg. The most important supervisory body of the rbb is the Broadcasting Council. The second supervisory body is the Board of Directors, which is mainly equipped with economic powers.

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ZDF

A special offer awaits the guests in the "night of the open studio". This year again, the ZDF Capital Studio is participating in the Festival of Lights. On Saturday, 19 October from 6 p.m. - midnight, viewers can have the connections between television and light explained to them. Under the motto "A Broadcast Week in the ZDF Capital Studio" the presenters and editors will present the programmes "Berlin direkt", "Maybrit Illner", "aspekte", "Literarisches Quartett", the daily magazines such as "ZDF-Morgenmagazin" and "ZDF-Mittagsmagazin" as well as "Frontal 21".

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Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund

The Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund is one of Berlin's largest employers. More than 24,000 employees work daily for social security. They accompany their customers* from the start of their working life until retirement age. The Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund is a competent partner for its 23 million insured and 10 million pensioners.

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DFMG Deutsche Funkturm GmbH

With 800 employees, Deutsche Funkturm plays a key role in ensuring the expansion of infrastructures for German mobile phone providers, broadcasting stations, operators of microwave radio links as well as for the radio networks of public authorities and other institutions. Founded in 2002, the company is part of the Deutsche Telekom Group and operates a portfolio of around 28,000 radio sites. The Deutsche Funkturm is represented throughout Germany and the company is headquartered in Münster.

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WBM

With around 30,000 apartments and more than 280,000 m² of commercial space, we, WBM GmbH, are the largest municipal property manager in Berlin's coveted Mitte and Friedrichshain inner-city locations. Among the state-owned housing companies, WBM is the undisputed top dog here - through our sustainable corporate policy, we offer affordable living space in the heart of Berlin, liveable quarters and space for diversity. Anyone who finds the Spree too colourful will be attracted to the Havel, which is why we are stepping up our commitment in attractive locations in the green and water-rich Spandau.

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Your Now

YOUR NOW is pooling the mobility services of the BMW Group and the Daimler AG. It consists of the joint ventures SHARE NOW, FREE NOW, REACH NOW, PARK NOW and CHARGE NOW. Their mobility services include car-sharing, ride hailing, parking, charging and multimodal transport. Together, they currently attract over 75 million users worldwide.

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Rausch

The Rausch Schokoladenhaus at Gendarmenmarkt is completely dedicated to enjoyment. As part of the Festival of Lights, the traditional house is wrapped in a colourful jungle motif this year. This is where the rare fine cocoas from Rausch's chocolates come from. Immerse yourself in the world of enjoyment of Rausch and warm up with a hot chocolate drink at a stopover.

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Embassy of the Republic of Singapore

The embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Berlin supported actively over many years the varied exchange between Germany and Singapore. Since 2015 the embassy takes part in the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. This year the embassy announced an international competition in collaboration with the the management of the festival.

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Botschaft der Republik Honduras

The Central American country has its seat in a magnificent building of the Hansa quarter in the Cuxhavener street 14. The approx. 112km² large country offers beside the Caribbean coast in the north and the Pacific in the south the ancient Maya city Copán and a popular diving area along the Mesoamerican reef. The country between Guatemala and Nicaragua has almost 8 million inhabitants. In 2019 it will present itself and its culture for the first time at the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS through the Embassy in Berlin.

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British Embassy

For the first time this year, the facade of the British Embassy will be part of the Festival of Lights with a light installation under the motto "Green is GREAT". The collage highlights the important issues of climate change, sustainability and clean growth and stands for the UK's commitment to achieving its ambitious climate goals and to stepping up its international engagement for climate protection.

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Embassy of the Republic of Korea

With the beginning of diplomatic relations between Korea and Germany (1883) and the shared experience of national division, there is a close and trusting relationship. Accordingly, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Germany will continue its efforts to deepen cooperation and safeguard the rights of Korean citizens in Germany.

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Body Worlds

The BODY WORLDS at Menschen Museum gives insights into the highly complex structures of the human body and shows what connects us, keeps us upright and in motion, and what makes us laugh and love. Moreover, the Menschen Museum opens the visitors' eyes to various facets that determine our existence: HAPPINESS & UNHAPPINESS EXCESS & MODERATION PRESSURE & RELEASE GLUTTONY & RESTRAINT CHANCE & DESTINY

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Illuseum Berlin

The Illuseum Berlin is suitable for all generations. It’s a unique place for new experiences and fun with friends and family. Are you brave enough to go into the Vortex Tunnel? It will make you believe you’re struggling just to make it through a rotating cylinder. Watch your loved ones grow and shrink in front of your very eves in our Ames room. Find out how you can fool your friends into believing that you’re flying in our upside-down room or get properly dizzy in our tilted room. Deceive your eyes and entertain the mind!

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Museum of Natural History

The projection on the façade is not the only way to immerse yourself in the interior of the Museum of Natural History; numerous events also make the exciting world of research and science around nature a real experience. Highlights are the Night of the Open Doors, the Food Market and the Children's Festival during the autumn holidays. You can find out more about this and the cooperation with Berliner Sparkasse here: durchblick.berlin

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Shopping centre “das Schloss” Werbegemeinschaft e. V.

Welcome to Berlin's fantastic shopping world “das Schloss” - brass, marble and the unique architecture give every shopping tour a special flair. Experience top brands on three levels and enjoys shopping fun, events and culinary specialties in a unique ambience. Enjoy the incredibly colorful variety of our fantastic panoramic sky, which enchants you with its glowing sight and let you forget the everyday life when amazed. Your shopping trip will be a very special experience.

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Polis

The former administration building of Volkshilfe Lebensversicherung is located in Lietzenburger Straße, within walking distance of Kurfürstendamm. The property has been part of the POLIS Immobilien AG portfolio since 2013. It is a nine-storey high-rise building in reinforced concrete skeleton construction, consisting of two largely identical building parts No. 44 and 46, which were erected in 1967 and 1956 respectively.

Bärenquell

From 1882 and for over 100 years, Bärenquell Brauerei produced its legendary beer for Berlin and the east of Germany. Now, 30 years after the wall fell, and 25 years after Bärenquell closed its gates- the Brewery has turned into the graffiti paradise of Schöneweide: murals with the most creative motives stretch across the walls and ceilings, many of them await to be discovered.

Egmont Publishing

The Scandinavian Egmont Media Group is one of the leading providers of children's and youth entertainment in Germany. The Berlin location primarily publishes magazines and books as well as corporate publishing and digital products. Popular brands such as "Asterix", "Walt Disney Funny Paperback", "Mickey Mouse Magazine", "Wendy", "POPCORN", "Girls", "Sailor Moon", "Detective Conan" characterize the successful portfolio. The Egmont Group publishes media in 30 countries and is owned by the Danish Egmont Foundation, which is primarily dedicated to improving the social and cultural living conditions of children.

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Stasi Headquarters

Almost 30 years ago, civil rights activists secured the files of the GDR secret police in the Stasi headquarters. They ensured that the archive became accessible. Since then, millions of people have gained an insight into the files. Today, the central archive of the Federal Commissioner for the Stasi Documents is located here. The former seat of the ministry is now a place of remembrance of dictatorship and resistance, a place of learning for democracy. A large part of the GDR secret police tradition is stored here. On the basis of the Stasi Documentation Act (Stasi-Unterlagen-Gesetz), the authority has been making it possible for almost 30 years now to personally and socially deal with injustice in the SED dictatorship.

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Staatsoper Unter den Linden

The magnificent opera house of the Staatsoper is located on the boulevard Unter den Linden. The Staatsoper Unter den Linden was completely renovated - with new technology, better acoustics, more visibility for the visitors and with fresh splendour for the post-war design by architect Richard Paulick - and opened on 3 October 2017. On its 275th birthday on 7 December 2017, after almost seven years of construction, it resumed regular operation at its historic location.

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The Westlight

Barings is a global financial services provider with more than $325 billion USD* in assets under management and offices in 16 countries, dedicated to meeting the evolving investment and capital needs of its clients. Through active asset management and direct origination, we provide innovative solutions and access to differentiated opportunities in public and private capital markets. The Barings Real Estate team is one of the ten largest real estate investment managers in the world, offering a broad range of debt and equity solutions. Our expertise encompasses all major real estate segments and our unique investment style combined with our relative value approach is designed to deliver attractive returns for our clients.

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski

A LIVING LEGEND IN THE VERY HEART OF BERLIN – HOTEL ADLON KEMPINSKI BERLIN Welcome to the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, located in the heart of the vibrant city of Berlin. ​In our 20th anniversary we are proud to offer you an extensive range of five-star services to ensure your visit to Berlin is a trip to remember, from incredible city tours to luxury limousine and concierge services – we will go the extra mile to meet every one of your expectations.​ Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 22610

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Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. sets the gold standard in luxury hospitality worldwide. Service perfected over a century, our hotels and resorts tell their own unique stories in desirable destinations around the world. At each hotel, luxury comes with a distinctly local touch, whether your journey brings you to a bustling city center hotel or an exclusive, tucked-away resort. Welcome to a world of unique opportunities and refined tastes. Now everything you have come to appreciate about The Ritz-Carlton will be raised to new heights of increasingly remarkable experiences. Book, earn and redeem across 6,700 hotels. New benefits, one combined program. Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 337777

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Waldorf Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria Berlin belongs with 118 meters to the City West and combines first class elegance with the "True Waldorf Service". This year, the house will shine for the first time next to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, making it a real highlight of the Festival of Lights. Enjoy the light spectacle with a sparkling glass of champagne from the library on the 15th floor of the hotel, while the illuminated city literally lies at your feet.

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Hotel de Rome

The Hotel de Rome is located on the historic Bebelplatz and is one of the most prestigious luxury hotels in Berlin. Once the headquarters of the renowned Dresdner Bank, the 19th century building is now a meeting place for tradition and stylish modernity.

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Museum & Location

Museum&Location is your contact for exclusive events at the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin or the KINDL Centre for Contemporary Art. Whether dinner, gala, summer party or conference - Museum&Location helps you with all questions concerning your event planning and rents you the suitable room for your special occasion.

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Berliner Dom

Berlin Cathedral is often referred to as the "gateway to the Museum Island". The view from the dome's perimeter at a height of 50 metres shows this grandiose location of the Berlin Cathedral in the historic centre of Berlin. The visitor is rewarded for climbing 270 steps with a view of the new Humboldt Forum, the Museum Island, the Straße unter den Linden, the Synagogue, the Gendarmenmarkt, the Reichstag and the Red City Hall.

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MICHELI Assekuranz Kontor e.K.

MICHELI Assekuranz Kontor e.K. is your reliable partner for insurance and pensions. They are at your side when it comes to qualified and comprehensible advice. The team's many years of experience offer you comprehensive support and rapid claims settlement. A large selection of insurance and pension solutions in the private and commercial sector is a given for them.

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SGB Sicherheitsgruppe Berlin GmbH

The SGB Sicherheitsgruppe Berlin GmbH, a professional security service, has been offering services in various areas of security since 1999. We employ a large number of flexible and professionally trained employees, all of whom have IHK training. Decisive characteristics of our work are seriousness, good manners and a well-groomed appearance. Our employees recognise crisis situations, intervene in advance and are equipped with the latest technical equipment. Due to the extraordinary organisational structure, we are able to act extremely flexibly. The customer decides on the scope and focus of the assignment.

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Aqua Globalis

Aqua Globalis sees itself as a global art project with the vision of placing water and clean water at the centre of perception. This happens in many ways: For example, artistically, in which the neutral, colourless and odourless element is upgraded to an art object and thus removed from its everyday use. The project results from the oeuvre of the Berlin artist Sven Hoffmann, who has been focusing on water for more than twenty-five years.

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Rotary Club Berlin-Gedächtniskirche

The Rotary Club Berlin-Gedächtniskirche was founded in 2004. The club currently consists of 48 friends. In addition to friendship, tolerance and moral values in the sense of Rotary International, we feel particularly committed to peace and international understanding through our naming according to the memorial of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

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Spreegold

Spreegold Spreegold with a genuine Berlin gastronomy concept at BIKINI BERLIN. Berlin from sunrise to sunset. Spreegold stands for daily freshly prepared dishes, snacks and drinks that adapt to the daily requirements. The finest espresso specialities, modern breakfast variations, salads, homemade pasta and burgers, as well as steaks and bar food in the evening. Our own bakery rounds off the offer with the finest bakery products all day long. Visitors to BIKINI BERLIN can enjoy their shopping break on three levels. These are used in different ways - sometimes just passing by, sometimes extended until well after sunset - they symbolize morning, day and night.

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Media Partners 2019:

Wir machen Druck

What distinguishes the best print shop? Is it the size? The technology? The most modern machinery? In our opinion, the most important success criteria are the print quality, the know-how, the way of working and the experience of the employees. We offer print solutions in all dimensions - even in low-price dimensions. This is part of our corporate idea. Almost all processes are automated.

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104.6 RTL

The best-known and oldest broadcast by 104.6 RTL is the morning show "Arno und die Morgencrew". In contrast to the rest of the programme, the programme has a comparatively high proportion of words, consisting mainly of comedy content. In addition, there are news programmes that are broadcast every half hour. Traffic reports and weather reports are rebroadcast every 10 minutes in the morning. The early morning programme has been moderated by Arno Müller, who is also the programme director of the channel, since the start of the programme. In 2014 and 2016, "Arno und die Morgencrew" was awarded the German Radio Prize for the best morning programme in Germany.

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Berliner Zeitung

Die Berliner Zeitung veröffentlicht, was Hauptstädter und Brandenburger wissen müssen. Berlins größte Abonnement-Zeitung informiert täglich 325.000 Leser. Ihre Redakteure liefern kompetente Analysen, wichtige Hintergründe und sorgfältig recherchierte Reportagen. Nachrichten aus den Ressorts Politik, Wirtschaft, Sport, Panorama, Kultur, Wissen, Digital, Gesundheit, Auto, Reise und Karriere werden seriös, spannend und lesernah aufbereitet. Der Kulturkalender bietet Berichte und Termine aus den Rubriken Film, Kunst, Musik und Bühne auf einen Blick.

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Kunstleben Berlin

The Kunstleben Berlin Art Guide UG is an online magazine for art in Berlin. Kunstleben Berlin was founded in 2008 by two artists and exhibition organizers. Today their Kunstleben Berlin team includes many art-loving authors, editors, filmmakers, photographers and marketing experts. Art must be seen and experienced as live as possible. Our task is to make artists and exhibition makers in Berlin more visible and thus also to strengthen and promote the art metropolis Berlin.

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Cooperation Partners 2019:

ZLB

The Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (ZLB) is a public library. With more than 3,4 million media its the biggest public library in Germany and the most visited culture and education institute in Berlin. It has two locations, the Amerika-Gedenkbibliothek in Kreuzberg and the Berliner Stadtbibliothek in Mitte.

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visitBerlin

„We know Berlin.“ In accordance to the motto the Berlin tourism and congress GmbH, which acts under the name visitBerlin, rushes around since 1993 for the tourism and congress metropolis Berlin. With new ideas they accompany visitors and residents through the diversity of Berlin and establish Berlin sustainably as one of the most attractive destinations worldwide.

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Friends of Berlin e.V.

Friends of Berlin connects Berliners and Berlin friends, artists and art sponsors from all over the world. Together they create a platform to bring innovative ideas and formats to Berlin, which inspire and invite to a visit to Berlin. The focus is on art and intercultural exchange, on supporting artists and international art projects.

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Hotel Partners 2019:

Grand Hyatt Berlin

Situated at Potsdamer Platz, one of the Festival of Lights' central meeting points and exactly on the former line of the Berlin Wall, the Grand Hyatt Berlin is the ideal location for business and leisure travellers. Your cultural journey through Berlin begins with the artistic ambience of the design hotel, contemporary guest rooms, international cuisine and impressive event areas. Discover and enjoy special Festival of Lights creations in our Vox-Restaurant, our Vox-Bar and our Jamboree from October 11th to 20th. Marlene-Dietrich-Platz 2, 10785 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 25531234

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NH Hotel

The NH Berlin Kurfürstendamm Hotel is the ideal starting point to explore the city’s most famous shopping street. Ideally located, you will reach Berlin’s most famous shopping mile after only 200m, as well as public transport, the Uhlandstraße underground station and the S-Bahn Savignyplatz. Grolmanstraße 41-43, 10623 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 884260, Reservations: +49 (0)30 22388599

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about:berlin Hotel

With everything we do, we want to help you get the most out of your journey. We are your Berlin insider. We bring the city to you and take you to places you’ve never been before. Places to discover the most interesting food, the coolest music, the hottest nightlife, finest fitness and most inspiring art and culture in the city. about:berlin Hotel is a lifestyle hotel concept – inspired by Berlin and designed for you: A new breed of traveler! Stay inspired Tauentzienstraße 8, 10789 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 80950149-0, Reservations: +49 (0)30 31103792

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Relexa Hotel Berlin

In the relexa hotel you spend the nights in the center of the city close to the Potsdamer Platz and Checkpoint Charlie. The distance to the international congress center (ICC Berlin) is 11 kilometers, 25 minutes by taxi or public transport. The hotel has two restaurants with international cooking at the ground floor and a souterrain. Breakfast is served between 6.30 and 10.30 am, if the weather is good you can also sit outside in the inner courtyard. There is a great varied breakfast buffet with different bakery products, juices, spreads, homemade jam, cheese, sliced sausages, hearty warm dishes and many more. Anhalter Str. 8-9, 10963 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 264830

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Hotel de Rome

Located in the heart of the FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, at the historical Bebelplatz is the 5 star Hotel de Rome. Built in 1889 as the headquarter of Dresdner Bank the Hotel is closely linked to the history of Berlin and convinces with its historic charm. Surrounded by this year’s festival highlights also the house itself will be illuminated and become part of the festival. Behrenstraße 37, 10117 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 4606090

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski

A LIVING LEGEND IN THE VERY HEART OF BERLIN – HOTEL ADLON KEMPINSKI BERLIN Welcome to the Hotel Adlon Kempinski, located in the heart of the vibrant city of Berlin. ​In our 20th anniversary we are proud to offer you an extensive range of five-star services to ensure your visit to Berlin is a trip to remember, from incredible city tours to luxury limousine and concierge services – we will go the extra mile to meet every one of your expectations.​ Unter den Linden 77, 10117 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 22610

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Ritz Carlton

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. sets the gold standard in luxury hospitality worldwide. Service perfected over a century, our hotels and resorts tell their own unique stories in desirable destinations around the world. At each hotel, luxury comes with a distinctly local touch, whether your journey brings you to a bustling city center hotel or an exclusive, tucked-away resort. Welcome to a world of unique opportunities and refined tastes. Now everything you have come to appreciate about The Ritz-Carlton will be raised to new heights of increasingly remarkable experiences. Book, earn and redeem across 6,700 hotels. New benefits, one combined program. Potsdamer Platz 3, 10785 Berlin, Telephone: +49 (0)30 337777

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Waldorf Astoria

The Waldorf Astoria Berlin belongs with 118 meters to the City West and combines first class elegance with the "True Waldorf Service". This year, the house will shine for the first time next to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, making it a real highlight of the Festival of Lights. Enjoy the light spectacle with a sparkling glass of champagne from the library on the 15th floor of the hotel, while the illuminated city literally lies at your feet.

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LightSeeing Partners 2019:

Bex

BEX - Bayern Express & P. Kühn Berlin GmbH - is a bus company specialising in sightseeing tours and bus rental in Berlin and Potsdam. Of course we are also on the road for you all over Germany and Europe. BEX has long since become a Berlin institution. The bus company BEX has been successfully active in bus rental in Berlin, in bus logistics and in all other areas of the bus business for over 60 years. Our light grey charter buses and yellow sightseeing buses have become an integral part of the street scene and are synonymous with comfortable bus tours and exciting city tours at a fair price-performance ratio.

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BikeTaxi

BikeTaxi is the largest German bicycle taxi company with over 50 modern bicycle rickshaws. The company was founded in 2002 and is based in Berlin. The cabins of the vehicles are advertised by advertising partners and used for promotion and events of various kinds. More than half of the BikeTaxis have a small and quiet electric auxiliary motor. All vehicles are insured and have the necessary approvals.

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Top Tour Sightseeing

Discover Berlin by bus with 21 stops at the most beautiful sightseeings. You can hop on and off every 15 minutes at different station and enjoy a smooth connection on your discovery tour through Berlin. Daily from 9:15 am, from 12€. 15 languages via headphone.

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Reederei Riedel

The Reederei Riedel GmbH is looking back at a long and proud business history. At present the Reederei Riedel GmbH is the second largest passenger shipping company of Berlin and at the same time Germany’s most sustainable and cleanest one. Our fleet includes 16 passenger ships, where our guests’ everyday have the opportunity to explore Berlin from the waterside by boat ~ food and beverages are always available aboard, since each of our ships possesses an onboard kitchen.

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Cardelou

Why shouldn't you fill your free time with unique experiences? We invite you to experience a retrospective with us. In our elegant electric coaches we will take you through the city or into the countryside. We show you the familiar and the unknown. Discover the most beautiful places in the city on private tours from a new perspective and at a slower pace. Our chauffeurs are proud to be allowed to show you the city in stylish uniform of the Gründerzeit.

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Air Service Berlin

The Pilots of air service Berlin are excited to take off with Berlinfans and tourists from all over the world. Either with our significant red helicopter or with our spectacular balloon at check point Charlie, those fascinating high flights will be unforgettable moments. The Helicopter flights lead either directly to the city center of Berlin, show a beautiful view thru the skyline of Berlin or lead to the very east of Berlin until the awesome brandenburgian Strausberg.

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Technics and Production Partners 2019:

Spreebogen | St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale | Humboldt Universität | Bezirksamt Lichtenberg | Berlin Sehenswert | Jazz in den Ministergärten

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