Berliner Festspiele

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Haus der Berliner Festspiele (2014)
Main Stage at Haus der Berliner Festspiele (September 2013)

The Berliner Festspiele arts center brings together a variety of arts and culture events under one roof each year in Berlin, Germany. It was founded in West Berlin in 1951. Throughout the year, festivals, program series, and individual events enrich the cultural scene of the city. The festivals include performances of music, theater, dance, and literature. Main venue of the different festivals of the Berliner Festspiele is the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.


Festivals of the Berliner Festspiele include:

  • MaerzMusik (Festival of Contemporary Music)
  • Theatertreffen
  • Theatertreffen der Jugend
  • Musikfest Berlin
  • Berlin International Literature Festival
  • JazzFest Berlin
  • spielzeiteuropa
  • Treffen Junge Musik-Szene
  • Treffen Junger Autoren
  • Berliner Lektionen
  • Foreign Affairs (artistic director: Matthias von Hartz)[1][2]


  1. ^ "Foreign Affairs: about the festival". Berliner Festspiele. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Sulcas, Roslyn (12 July 2013). "A festival where anything can happen". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 March 2016. 

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