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BERLIN MUNICH COLOGNE HAMBURG
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MUSIC & DJ’S

NENA-99 LUFTBALLONS
DARSKY – THE WALKER

“99 Luftballons” was the iconic—and, as it turns out, accidental—Cold War protest song that rang out on both sides of the Berlin Wall in 1983, and would become forever associated with the realities of divided Germany. The song made Nena her band international stars.

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SCORPIONS- WIND OF CHANGE

"Wind of Change“ also served as a soundtrack to a political and cultural revolution. The song's sentiments of hope and peace stated by vocalist Klaus Meine not to mention the Wayne Isham–directed video that employed footage of the tearing down of the Berlin Wall.

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FELIX JAEHN- OMI CHEERLEADER (REMIX)

Ever since his remix of OMI’s “Cheerleader” reached #1 on iTunes in 55 countries, the 22-year-old German DJ and producer has achieved international recognition for his forward-thinking yet commercially-appealing sound. He is definitely worth a listen.

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CHILDISH GAMBINO

Donald McKinley Glover Jr. (born September 25, 1983) is an American actor, comedian, writer, director, singer, song-writer, rapper, and DJ. He performs music under the stage name Childish Gambino and as a DJ under the name mcDJ, although Glover's next album will be his last under his stage name. Glover always manages to wow his audience with new and innovative singing styles and rhythms that mesmerize and captivate many.

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EVENTS & GALAS

COLOGNE ART FEST

Art Cologne has been a fixture in the art world's calendar for decades. It is the world's oldest art fair for modern and contemporary art of the 20th and 21st century. Curators, artists, and collectors come together every year, the works displayed at the exhibition halls every spring are truly far from ordinary.

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DOCUMENTA 13

This sprawling exhibition in Kassel, Germany is curated by Carolyn Christov to be this always overbearing show of mostly contemporary art, which is staged every four to five years in this drab industrial city in central Germany described as alternatively inspiring, meticulous, and sentimentally precious.

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DRESDEN STRIEZELMARKT

The market is ceremoniously opened with the turning on of the world’s largest Christmas pyramid, standing at 14m, and the cutting of the stolen. It is one of the oldest and largest Christmas market in Germany, the Dresden Streizelmarkt, named after the original Dresden Christmas stollen, the Strietzel.

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DOCUMENTA 13

Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev’s 13th edition of the 150-day-long global art quinquennial is bigger than ever, occupying the idyllic acreage of Karlsaue Park, a handful of enormous exhibition hubs including the Natural History Museum, the main train station and the Fridericianum, and a smattering of quirky “off-site” venues, from a brick bomb shelter built into the side of a highway to a downtown department store. Getting lost is part of the game -- so why not do it with the wind at your back?

Kassel Hbf 34117 Kassel

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NIGHTLIFE & ENTERTAINMENT

BERGHAIN

Berlin's Berghain is famed for its groundbreaking sounds and X-rated sights, but the club, located in the imposing turbine hall of a defunct East German heating and power station, is also a test case for how tourism and gentrification are threatening Europe's party capital.
Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin, Germany

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WATERGATE

Located exactly at the border between the two bezirks Friedrichshain and Kreuzberg, the club Watergate is located in the Falckensteinstraße. The club has been one of the main players in the nightlife of Berlin for a while now, often mentioned along with clubs like Berghain and Kater Holzig. Falckensteinstr. 49 10997 Berlin

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SCHIKANEDER

The Schikaneder is actually one of the oldest independent cinemas in Vienna, having existed since 1906. Like its sister venue, the Top Kino, the floor space is divided between a cinema and a bar-cum-dancefloor. Films are often shown in the original language with German subtitles.
Margaretenstraße 22-24, 1040 Wien, Austria

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BERGHAIN

Berlin's Berghain is famed for its groundbreaking sounds and X-rated sights, but the club, located in the imposing turbine hall of a defunct East German heating and power station, is also a test case for how tourism and gentrification are threatening Europe's party capital.
Am Wriezener Bahnhof, 10243 Berlin, Germany

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STYLE & SHOPS

FUNF HOFE

The Shopping mall Fünf Höfe in the center of Munich was created from 1998 to 2003 after the coring of a HypoVereinsbank building complex. Since 2004, the official name has been CityQuartier Fünf Höfe.
Theatinerstraße 15, 80333 München, Germany

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GALERIES LAFAYETTE BERLIN

Galeries Lafayette in Berlin is a branch of the luxurious Parisian department store and is located in the City East. Galeries Lafayette’s modern glass facade distinguishes it from the other buildings and provides an international shopping atmosphere.
Französische Straße 23, 10117 Berlin, Germany

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EUROPA PASSAGE

The Europa Passage, centrally located between the streets of Jungfernstieg and Mönckebergstraße is more than just a shopping centre: its elegant infrastructure makes it an attraction. 
Ballindamm 40, 20095 Hamburg, Germany

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GALERIES LAFAYET BERLIN

The famous Galeries Lafayette set up its first German branch in a spectacular building designed by French architect Jean Nouvel. This postmodern glass temple centers on a vast shimmering glass cone encircled by five chic floors. The focus is on all the major international fashion, although one section is also reserved for emerging Berlin designers. This place is more than a shopping center but a work of art.
Französische Strasse 23 Berlin, 10117

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MOVIES & DOCUMENTARIES

SCHINDLER’S LIST

Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List brought to the screen a story that had gone untold since the tragic events of the Holocaust. Oskar Schindler, a Nazi party member, used his pull within the party to save the lives of over 1000 Jews by recruiting them to work in his Polish factory.

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GOOD BYE LENIN

In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. A must watch!

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RUN LOLA, RUN

An acclaimed sensation about two star-crossed lovers who have only minutes to change their lives. Lola’s just received a frantic phone call from her boyfriend who's lost a small fortune belonging to a mobster. If Lola doesn't replace the money in twenty minutes, he will suffer severe consequences.

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GOOD BYE LENIN

2003 German tragicomedy film, directed by Wolfgang Becker is set in 1990, where to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. A must watch!

Good-Bye Lenin! 2003, Wolfgang Becker

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POETRY & LITERATURE

FAUST-
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Unsettling and indelible, Of Love and Other Demons is an evocative, majestic tale of the most universal experiences known to woman and man. It will chill you and thrill you to the core.

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DAS PARFUM-
PATRICK SUSKIND

The author's fresh approach, sense of humor, and openness to the sensuous mystique of the tropics make the scientific thrust of the book eminently accessible. This is not for the faint of heart, but worth the read.

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METAMORPHOSIS-
FRANZ KALFKA

“We have kept a silence very similar to stupidity” iconic phrase that opens the marvelous revolutionary declaration that is the Open Veins of Latin America. This piece is jaw-dropping and eye-opening.

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DAS PARFUM

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer is a 1985 literary historical cross-genre novel by Patrick Süskind. The novel explores the sense of smell and its relationship with the emotional meaning that scents may carry. It is a story of identity, communication and the morality of the human spirit.

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