World Press Photo Exhibition Berlin 2011

During the last week, the World Press Photo organization held an exhibition at Berlin’s S-Bahn Station Friedrichstra├če, showing the winners of the World Press Photo Award 2011.

World Press Photo is an independent, non-profit organization based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Founded in 1955 the organization is known for holding the world’s largest and most prestigious annual press photography contest.

The Exhibition contained over 100 pictures from all over the world, events that happened in 2010. A complete Gallery with all pictures can be found at www.worldpressphoto.org, some of these pictures may not be suitable for children’s eyes.

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Festival of Lights 2011

Once again, one of the largest illumination festivals in the world, the Festival of Lights, takes place in Berlin and world-famous landmarks and monuments are dressed in spectacular light. German and international artists and lighting designers present extraordinary illuminations, light art and creative designs. All 81 illuminated buildings will shine in different colors until October 23th daily from 7:30pm till 0:00am.

I will update this article with more pictures during the next week.
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nhow Hotel Berlin

A Hotel designed for musicians located directly on the banks of the river Spree right beside Universal Music and the MTV Headquarters. The nhow Hotel Berlin is really a special kind of architecture.

nhow stands for a new generation of hotels: offbeat, lively, dynamic and with a local flair that simultaneously has worldwide appeal. nhow centers on music and design and is the only hotel in Europe offering two professional music studios.

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