Every summer, Berlin celebrates its own unique carnival, called the Carnival of Cultures-more than1, 5million visitors flock to the district of keruzberg to celebrate the multicultural spirit of Germany's capital.
Berlin is home to more than 450,000 people from around the world and proud to be the most international city in Germany. The carnival of cultures pays tribute to Berlin's ethnic diversity and the peaceful coexistence of its different cultures with this fun summer festival.
The Berlin Carnival of cultures is a four-day open-air festival with exotic food and drinks, concerts, performances,live music and parties.
Thousands of participants are performing during the carnival of cultures street parade which is attended by up to a million visitors from all over the world.Costumes, dance, music,rituals-the carnival is a great opportunity for members of Berlin's ethnic communities to make their culture visible. And a great opportunity for everybody to see and celebrate cultural and ethnic diversity.
When is Carnival of Cultures?
In 2013, the Carnival of Cultures is celebrated from May 17-20. The street parade takes place on Sunday, May 19, 2013
Admission to Carnival of the Cultures:
Admission to both the street fair and the parade is free.
Opening Hours of the Festival:
Friday, 4:00 p.m. - midnight
Saturday/Sunday, 11: 00 a.m. - midnight
Monday, 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Street Festival - Address:
The street festival takes place on and around Bluecherplatz in the district of Kreuzberg; enjoy several stages with international concerts and performances, pavilions with food and drinks, and an arts and craft market where you can browse for treasures from around the world.
For more information, consult the website of the Summer Holidays in Berlin.