Berlin Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2015

by Carsten on March 17, 2015

For the fifth time now, Irish (and Non-Irish) locals in Berlin celebrated their annual public holiday with a big parade and live bagpipe music (provided by the Berlin Pipe Company), with lots of green and lots of beer. The St.Patrick’s Festival Berlin was launched in 2011 with a 150 people strong parade which has grown over the years to over 2000 participants in 2015.

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Every year, the Society of German Nature Photographers (Gesellschaft Deutscher Tierfotografen – GDT) invites professional and non-professional photographers from all over Europe to join the European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

The competition aims to illustrate the high quality and specific style of European wildlife photography through excellent pictures from Europe and all over the world. It also seeks to promote awareness for nature conservation through the means of photography.

Right now, the winners of the 2014 Photo Contest can be seen at Berlin’s Central Station from 10.03. – 19.03.2015.

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Berlinale 2015, Cinderella World Premiere

by Carsten on February 14, 2015

The biggest Premiere during this year’s Berlinale took place on Friday 13, 2015, the World Premiere of Cinderella, a retelling of the classic fairy tale about a servant step-daughter who wins the heart of a prince, with actors Lily James, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Madden, Cate Blanchett and Stellan Skarsgård, at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, Fifty Shades of Grey World Premiere

by Carsten on February 11, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey, the first installment in the Fifty Shades trilogy, celebrated its movie premiere today, February 11, during the International Film Festival, the Berlinale 2015.

E.L. James, author of the 2011 erotic romance novel and Sam Taylor-Johnson director of the 2015 movie adaption, together with her husband Aaron Taylor-Johnson as well as main actors Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson walked the carpet in front of the Zoo Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, LIFE World Premiere

by Carsten on February 11, 2015

Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan (together with his wife Anna Wood) were back in Berlin, accompanied by Alessandra Mastronardi, during this year’s Berlinale. This time, for the World Premiere of LIFE on February 9, at the Zoo Palast. The movie, directed by Anton Corbijn, is about a photographer for Life Magazine who is assigned to shoot pictures of James Dean.

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Berlinale 2015, Knight of Cups World Premiere

by Carsten on February 9, 2015

Another World Premiere was held during this year’s Berlinale on February 8, Knight of Cups with actor Christian Bale who plays Rick, a slave to the Hollywood system. He is addicted to success but simultaneously despairs at the emptiness of his life. He is at home in a world of illusions but seeks real life. Co-actress Natalie Portman also walked the carpet at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin.

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Berlinale 2015, Mr Holmes World Premiere

by Carsten on February 8, 2015

Berlinale 2015 is on and Mr. Holmes, a movie about the aged and retired Sherlock Holmes celebrated its World Premiere today February 8, at the Berlinale Palast in Berlin with actors Sir Ian McKellen, Milo Parker, Laura Linney, Hiroyuki Sanada, director Bill Condon and producer Iain Canning.

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Berlin Street Art – Project M/6

by Carsten on December 9, 2014

Two massive Murals were painted on a Wall at Bülowstraße 7 in Berlin, they are part of the One Wall Project and Project M/6 by Urban Nation, a company supporting international urban art and artists in Berlin.

A 20x15m mural of a vintage woman, created by dutch artist Handiedan and a golden eagle, a work out of hundreds of crossing lines, by chinese artist DALeast.

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Parrot Bebop Drone Event Berlin

by Carsten on November 27, 2014

Apparently, drones are the new thing and they are getting more and more popular around the globe. The French wireless products manufacturer Parrot hosted an event, to celebrate the German launch of its newest product, the Bebop Drone, on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at the Tempelhof Airport in Berlin.

We got invited to test-drive the new drone, flying through the check-in hall of Europe’s largest historical monument, controlling the drone whether with a tablet, the sky-controller or a Virtual Reality Headset.

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Jason Segel’s Nightmares!

by Carsten on November 18, 2014

Jason Segel, multitalented actor, writer, and musician, teamed up with New York Times bestselling author Kirsten Miller for his first middle-grade novel, Nightmares! (en)Die Schrecken der Nacht! (de) and to promote his creation he attended an autograph-session at Hugendubel KaDeWe on November 17, 2014 in Berlin.

The book is the first one in a trilogy about a boy named Charlie and a group of kids who must face their fears to save their town.

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