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September 11-17: Berlin Art Week, Fantasy Filmfest, Festival of Giant Kites, and More!
Our first joint party & List of things to do in Berlin, week of September 11, 2023!
This weekend was a total blast as we teamed up with Handpicked Berlin for our first-ever joint party! Meeting so many of you in person was an absolute pleasure, and for those who made it, a BIG THANK YOU. As for those who couldn't join, you missed out on mingling with a seriously awesome and diverse bunch. But don't worry, we'll have more events in the future.
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I just want to say a huge thanks for being a part of our newsletter community. You guys rock, and we're super excited to catch up with you at our next event❤️.
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As always, I’ve dedicated several hours to curate the finest upcoming events in the city for you.
Here's a sneak peek of what's in store this week:
🎪 Berlin Art Week
🎥 Fantasy Filmfest 2023
🎨 Positions Berlin Art Fair
🍕 True Italian Pizza Week
🪁 Festival of Giant Kites
🎉 Watergate Open Air Party
If you're single and searching for meaningful connections, just fill out our singles contact form to receive notifications about our upcoming events for singles❤️. We're almost sold out for our first event. Sorry if you didn't receive an invite as we sent invitations in phases, based on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Enjoy and have fun!
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1. Berlin Art Week
During Berlin Art Week, numerous galleries showcase the latest artistic expressions by both international and local artists, marking a significant event in Berlin's contemporary art landscape. This week offers a platform for interactions, as major events such as openings, discussions, performances, and art installations bring together collectors, gallerists, international visitors, and artists. More info.
Date: 13 Sept (Wed) - 17 Sept (Sun)
2. Fantasy Filmfest 2023
The Fantasy Filmfest features horror movies, fantasy films, and thrillers, including European and world premieres. Each year, it offers a distinctive blend of genre films to an audience that appreciates suspenseful cinema. Over the course of nearly two weeks, a selection of thrilling suspense, gore-filled horror, and emotionally charged dramas dominate the screen. Boasting approximately 50 films, the Fantasy Filmfest has evolved into one of Berlin's most extensive alternative film festivals. The program.
Date: 13 Sept (Wed) - 20 Sept (Wed)
Location: Zoo Palast - Charlottenburg
3. Positions Berlin Art Fair
The POSITIONS Berlin Art Fair 2023 provides a diverse and innovative platform for artists and galleries to exhibit contemporary artworks, showcasing established and emerging talents alongside classical modernist works. With over 60 exhibitors from 30 countries, including Spain, the Baltic States, Japan, Canada, and the USA, the fair presents works by over 200 artists. This event plays a crucial role in promoting Berlin's contemporary art scene, offering artists a unique opportunity to connect with a broad audience and establish significant artistic connections. More info.
4. True Italian Pizza Week
From September 14th to September 20th, Berlin hosts the 7th edition of True Italian Pizza Week. During this event, you can enjoy a special Italian pizza and either an Aperol Spritz or a non-alcoholic Crodino for just €15 at 34 participating pizzerias across the city. These pizzas come in various styles, including vegetarian and vegan options. No need for tickets or cards—simply visit one of the listed pizzerias, ask for the True Italian Pizza Week offer, and choose one of the two special pizzas made just for this event. More info.
Date: 14 Sept (Thu) - 20 Sept (Wed)
Location: Various restaurants (map)
5. Festival of Giant Kites
The Festival of Giant Kites features unique kites, some up to 40 meters long, flying above Tempelhofer Feld. Visitors can learn about kite flying and enjoy a stage program with music and discussions. There are activities for children like kite-making workshops, bouncy castles, and face painting. Alongside giant kite displays, there are stunt kite demonstrations by champions and popular character kites like Super Mario, Batman, and Superman. The day ends with a small fireworks. More info.
Date: 16 Sept (Sat)
Location: Tempelhofer Feld
6. Watergate Open Air: Agents Of Time, JAMIIE, Ede, KEENE
Watergate, one of Berlin's most well-known clubs and music labels, is hosting a party at Sage Beach this Saturday. If you haven't visited Sage Beach before, it's a unique venue combining a restaurant, bar, and club atmosphere, complete with a sandy dance floor offering a view of the Spree. They are selling tickets for the event, making it easy to gain entry. The DJs are Jamiie, Ede & Keene, and the music will be Techno & House. More info.
Date: 16 Sept (Sat) / 15:00-22:00
Location: SAGE Berlin - Kreuzberg
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TRIPPLE ICEPRESSO: Yoga Quickie + Breath Work + Ice Dip
These sessions are hosted by a friend of mine, Ricarda. She's great herself, and she's great at what she does. So, if you're looking for a new routine to boost your overall health, I highly suggest giving this a shot.
Boost your Thursday with this triple espresso shot and the chance to feel a high before going to work. The location of Innersun is a beautiful flat with a rooftop that has a view over the city. You'll be doing 30 minutes of Yoga with Ricarda to stretch it out and get the blood moving, 15 minutes of breathwork, and you're ready to dip into the freezers filled with ice water. Stay for a couple of seconds or even minutes. That's up to you. But it's going to make you feel invincible and will give you a huge energy kick and a happiness boost. Snacks are also served.
Date: Thursday mornings / 7:30 - 8:30 am
Location: INNERSUN - Roof Top
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Restaurant of the week:
This neighborhood pizzeria has a simple yet delicious pizza menu. The friendly staff make it a pleasant spot to dine in.