Taking place for more than 60 years, Berlinale is the city's leading cultural event and one of the world's most prominent film festivals. Taking place annually, the public festival attracts tens of thousands of visitors who come to see independent, daring and undiscovered films. With many screenings taking place at Potsdamer Platz, other key locations include Alexanderplatz and the Zoo Palast cinema in Tiergarten. One of the most important events for the film industry, Berlinale is also one of the best ways to experience Berlin’s unique architectural and cultural heritage.
Les Rendez-Vous au Park Sanssouci transforms the UNESCO World Heritage Site into a vast stage full of installations, music, acrobatics, readings, workshops and gourmet delights. Numerous surprises and inspiring moments await the guests of this event. This unique combination of carefully crafted artwork by national and international artists curated songs and carefully selected culinary offerings will encourage dancing, celebration and enjoyment for all visitors.
One of the oldest, longest running and most prestigious European jazz festivals, Jazzfest showcases a broad range of jazz. Founded in 1964, Jazzfest presents artists from around the globe, welcoming internationally renowned artists such as Duke Ellington and Miles Davis in the past. Taking place each winter, Jazzfest Berlin offers an exciting festival programme full of creative border crossings and collective visions with an increasing emphasis on contemporary European jazz.