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February 13-19: Berlinale, Romantic Run, Photography Exhibition and More!
Things to do in Berlin, week of Feb 13, 2023!
Hello everyone, and welcome to this week's Berlin Events Weekly Newsletter! We're excited to bring you a whole host of fun and exciting events happening in Berlin this week. Whether you're interested in art, music, culture, or just looking to have a good time, there's something for everyone!
Here's a sneak peek of what's in store for you this week:
Dancing for a Cause
Celebrating Aspiring Photographers
A Comical Showdown
Lovers on the Run: The Valentine's Edition
Berliner Philharmoniker's Biennale
Mark your calendars and get ready for a fun-filled and memorable experience!
Zim - Berlin Events Weekly
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1. Dancing for a Cause: One Billion Rising Against Violence Against Women
The "One Billion Rising" movement brings together men and women through dance to end violence against women. One in three women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, a total of one billion women. The movement was started in 2012 by feminist Eve Ensler and is observed globally on February 14th each year. On this day, people are encouraged to dance and demand an end to violence against women and girls. Join us in this empowering and impactful event, where every step and every dance is a step towards a world free from violence. Read more.
Location: Brandenburg Gate
Interest: Dance, Women's Rights
2. 73rd Berlinale: Discovering New Film Talents
The 73rd edition of the International Film Festival Berlin, also known as the Berlinale, will take place from February 16th to February 26th, 2023. The Berlinale is one of the largest film festivals in the world and is held annually in February in Berlin. This festival is a platform for filmmakers of all genres, showcasing the works of international stars and undiscovered new talents. The festival will feature approximately 400 films, including feature films, documentaries, and artistic experiments. So come and join the Berlinale and be a part of the film festival experience. Read more!
Dates: 16.02 - 26.02.2023
Location: Various locations
Interest: Movie, Film Festival
Courtesy of BBA Gallery - Renata Dutrée - Losing Touch
3. One Shot Award: Celebrating Aspiring Photographers
Visit BBA Gallery in Berlin for the One Shot Award Exhibition, featuring the works of 60 carefully selected photographers. 10 works will be physically displayed and 50 will be showcased on a large digital display. The One Shot Award recognizes aspiring photographers who have the capability to communicate a unique vision, regardless of prior photography experience. Emphasis is placed on storytelling, visual concepts, creative ideas, abstraction, and artistic sensibilities, rather than technical expertise. The exhibition showcases the photographers who are currently bringing a fresh perspective to contemporary photography. Read more.
Dates: 03.02 - 18.02.2023
Location: 10179 Berlin - Mitte
Interest: Photography Exhibition
4. Saturday Night Truth or Dare: A Comical Showdown
Every Saturday night, the Agata Bar transforms into a stage for the funniest truth or dare game in town. The talented comedians will put their wit to the test and tell you their stories, but it's up to you, the audience, to question their truthfulness. With the truth often stranger than fiction, this is a night not to be missed! With limited seating, make sure to reserve your FREE seat in advance to avoid disappointment. Agata Bar is a fantastic cocktail bar located in the heart of Neukölln and offers a 2 for 1 Happy Hour until 9 PM. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to enjoy a night of laughs and cocktails. Reserve seats!
Location: 12045 Berlin - Neukölln
Interest: Comedy, Bar
5. Lovers on the Run: The Valentine's Edition in the Gardens of the World
Get ready to tie your shoelaces and hold hands as the Valentine's Run in the Gardens of the World is back for its third edition! This year, the race is open to all types of duos, whether you're best friends, romantic partners, or parent-child teams. Join in the fun and run together on the beautiful asphalt paths of the Gardens of the World. Choose between the 5K or 10K distance and enjoy admission to the Gardens of the World as part of your race entry fee. And to keep you warm during these chilly times, there will even be a sip of mulled wine waiting for you at the finish line. So grab your significant other and join this romantic run in the Gardens of the World. Read more.
Location: Gardens of the World
Interest: Running, Sport
6. Berliner Philharmoniker's Biennale: A Journey Through Artistic Innovation
Discover the Artistic Revolution of the 1950s and 60s with the Berliner Philharmoniker's Biennale! Join on a musical journey back in time to an era of extraordinary productivity and innovation after the devastation of the Second World War. With concerts for a variety of ensembles, events and top-class musicians, this festival brings to life the artistic creations of the leaden years. Celebrating the 100th birthday of composer György Ligeti, immerse yourself in a fascinating era through orchestra concerts, chamber music, readings, song recitals, architectural tours and symposiums. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to experience a revolution in art! Buy tickets.
Dates: 09.02 - 26.02.2023
Location: Philharmonie Berlin (and other locations)
Interest: Music, Concert