During summer, Berlin is brimming with events for fans of design, fashion and music. 2010 is heating up to be an exciting summer in Germany’s capital, especially after a sub-zero winter. As soon as the sun shines here, the inner city parks fill with families and friends to enjoy grilling and chilling in the fresh air. Aside from outdoor leisure activities, Berlin offers a huge range of cultural and style events.
From June 9 to June 13, 2010, the DMY Berlin Festival sets the trend barometer for the international design scene. Over a period of five days, leading creative minds share the newest projects of contemporary design and art. The Christopher Street Day Parade takes to Berlin streets on June 19th, 2010. In its thirty-two years of existence, the Christopher Street Day parade is one of the most flamboyant events and draws attention to gay rights and political activism. Fans of Urban streetwear fashion can revel in the two day trade show Bread & Butter which is held in the former Tempelhof Airport. The event showcases the latest street and urbanwear and attracts fashionistas from around the globe. In early fall, the inaugural Berlin Music Week provides a platform for associates of the music industry to mingle and exchange. The event takes place from September 6th until 12th, 2010 and features panel discussions and workshops surrounding topics such as media & technology, arts & making music as well as well-known key note speakers from around the world.
The variety of cultural events involving the whole spectrum of fashion and the arts, history and design attracts increasing numbers of visitors to this lively city each year. This is reflected in the growing number of unique and arty boutique hotels cropping up across the city. Last year’s opening of cool gay Axel Hotel, the Casa Camper and the arrival of the Soho House group add to the famous luxury abodes including the classic Kempinski Adlon. Perfect for visitors of all tastes and budgets visiting Berlin –and in whichever area you choose to reside, a plethora of cultural events and buzzing city life is sure to be right outside the door.