Oberbaum Bridge “Water” Fight 2013

Every year since the beginning of time (1998), the two Berlin districts Friedrichshain (fhain) and Kreuzberg (xberg) fight an anarchic battle right in the middle of Berlin’s Oberbaum Bridge, for the title, King of the Bridge.

The Bridge, considered as one of Berlin’s landmarks, links the two districts above the Spree and separated East and West during the GDR times.

To win, you need to push you opponent back to its district and in 2013, Friedrichshain clearly dominated the fight.

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Pictoplasma Berlin


Pictoplasma is the world’s leading festival of contemporary character culture and it’s taking place in Berlin right now with numerous exhibitions, conferences and screenings at over 23 project spaces, galleries and art venues throughout the city.

I found some time to visit one of those project spaces today, the PLATOON KUNSTHALLE, an art gallery constructed of 34 standard shipping containers. Inside, visitors had the opportunity to be creative, whether during a Mochimochi Monster Knitting live workshop or with chalk lying all around the place.

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Berlin Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2013

For the third time now, St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated in Berlin, with a big Parade, an Open Air Concert, Irish music, Irish dance and typical foods and drinks.

Saint Patrick’s Day , Ireland’s national day, is a cultural and religious holiday, celebrated every year on March 17th around the world. It is named after Saint Patrick, the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland.

Over two thousand Irish and German locals and tourists participated on the parade through the borough of Kreuzberg.

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Public Chillout Zone

Berlin’s daily life can be really exhausting, that’s why the citizen of Kreuzberg changed those really uncomfortable plastic seats on a local bus stop into something more comfortable. Because, what’s better than relaxing on a couch while waiting for the bus?

Berlin Viktoriapark Water Fight

Every month throughout the summer, Water-Fight-Flash-Mobs are being organized through Facebook. Those Water Fights, where only water is allowed, have nothing to do with the Oberbaum Water Fight where other harmless objects can be used.

The water fight today was located in the Viktoriapark, an urban park in the locality of Kreuzberg, on the top of an artificial waterfall at the foot of the Schinkel’s National Monument.

About 50 People gathered with Super Soakers, buckets and everything that can hold water to splash it in other people’s faces. Just a normal Sunday afternoon in Kreuzberg.

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Berlin Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day 2012

It’s St. Patrick’s Day around the globe and everyone is celebrating this special day with lots of green and lots of beer. Also for the first time, landmarks throughout the world have been illuminated green to mark the day, for example, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Niagara Falls, the London Eye, the Burj al Arab hotel in Dubai, the Cibeles fountain in Madrid, the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, the Table Mountain in Cape Town and the Television Tower in Berlin.

Berlin had his very own St. Patrick’s Day parade and about one thousand Irish tourists and locals marched to bagpipe music through the city.

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Berlin Street Art – Das ECKSTÜCK


Das ECKSTÜCK (The Corner) was a famous Street Art Café in Berlin Kreuzberg with international dishes, parties, live music and of course, street art all over the place.

Street-Artists, like Noel, Gogoplata, Dave the Chimp, Lake, 1010, Eliot, Base 23, Tim Robot, Czarnobyl, Bimer, Pabo, Herr von Bias, M:M, Sam, Prost and Emess, have transformed an old shopping mall within 2 month into a streetart masterpiece, you may recognize some of these paintings from older articles.

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