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The legendary Forrest Gump, character of the eponymous American film, decided one day to start running and seemed not to be able to stop. Here in Berlin the rush was due by the redhead Lola in the film from which the name says it all: Run Lola Run.
From that hasty 90s to now – and as it happened to Gump – the sport has gained many followers. Running is more popular than ever, as shown by the growing number of participants in Marathons worldwide. Continue reading
Berlinische Galerie, Painting Forever! (c) Kulturprojekte Berlin, Foto: Oana Popa
With opening scheduled for September 16th in the marvelous Academie der Kunst, the third edition of the Berlin Art Week will gather for six days galleries and artists from all around the world, from the freshest generation to big renowned names of the scene.
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The inspiring program and breathtaking locations are a full plate for passionate about art. Exhibitions, performances, discussions, lectures, screenings and parties will be to the means of getting to know new projects and concerns of the contemporary art.
For non residents of Berlin in the mood to attend the event, the Amstel House offers affordable and well-located accommodation. Do not miss the date and come enjoy a week in which Berlin transpires even more culture than usual.
Besides the fact that the weather is just been marvellous and that Berlin gets specially special in sunny days, we have come up with 6 reasons for you to come to the city for Easter: Continue reading
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On March 30th it will happen the Berlin Half Marathon. Annually breaking records of participants, this year the success should be repeated, especially due to good Continue reading
Are you a fan of horror movies? Then we have horrifying news for you. The Fantasy Filmfest Nights is coming to Berlin presenting horror movies and crime thrillers! New, Continue reading
Our charming neighbor, the 120 year old market hall Arminius, offers not only really good food from all kinds of cuisine, but also great cultural events. One of them is the Continue reading
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Berlin is an international city. No wonder many foreign celebrations are gaining ground here. One of them is the St. Patrick’s Day, the famous Irish national holiday of Continue reading
Traveling inspires not only us, but millions of people worldwide. A good example of it is the ITB, the largest tourism fair in the world, held annually in Berlin. Between the 5th and 9th of March 2014 the whole world of Traveling & Tourism will be open to public. Destinations, tour operators, booking systems carriers, hotels and hostels from all around the planet will be part of this great show. This year Official Partner Country will be Mexico, coloring and warming even more up the event. If you are still looking for accommodation in Berlin, hurry up! Close to the event location, the Amstel House Hostel still has some last rooms available for the period. The best value for money in town. See you there and around! Continue reading
Known as one of worlds most important International Film Festival, the Berlinale starts this week turning Berlin into a big and agitated red carpet. Regarded as the festival with the largest audience, Berlinale shows over 400 films and is considered a rich sample of world cinema. This year running for the Golden Bear are films like the polemic Nymphomaniac by the even more polemic Lars von Trier; the Britisch-German comedy-drama The Grand Budapest Hotel by Wes Anderson; and chinese Black Coal, Thin Ice by Yinan Diao. Continue reading
January brings the expected International Green Week, known as one of Germany most famous events and Berlin’s oldest fair – happening annually since 1926. During it’s more than 80 years of history the fair – which started as a small and simple local commodity market – became world’s most important trade fair for food industry, agriculture and horticulture. More! It is the point of origin for the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture with more than 80 departmental ministers.
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Producers from all over the world come to test market food and luxury items. Confirming consumer trends, regional sourcing plays an increasingly important role. Renewable resources, organic agricultural and products, Fair Trade, rural development and gardening continue to gain importance at International Green Week.
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The official partner country of the year will be Estonia, which will present its diverse and local specialties, such typical things from the Baltic Sea, black rye bread, barley beer, cabbage and corn, potatoes and pork.
If you are looking for cheap and central place to stay during the International Green Week Berlin take a look at our Amstel Room Types and choose what best fits you. We would be happy to host you!
When: 17 – 26/01/2014
Where: Exhibition grounds under the radio tower