SUNDAY 1st – SATURDAY 7th MAY
ART | Gallery Weekend
29th- April – 1st May
More than 50 galleries, which throw open their doors and invite curious art buffs and baffled tourists with equal delight
TALK | Re:Publica
One of the most significant events in digital culture; this year’s event will include discussions on internet politics, music and culture.
MUSIC | Mozart Mai
2nd – 4th May
This month, the team at the Kommischer Oper celebrate the work of Mozart with a number of concerts throughout May.
PARTY | [format]mensch
[format]mensch is a night of smart discussion and interesting guests followed by a night of revelry at KaterBlau.
EVENT | Pictoplasma
One of the world’s most important events in contemporary character design comes to Berlin for a day of talks and coaching for artists and fans alike.
SUNDAY 8th – SATURDAY 14th MAY
PERFORMANCE | Berlin Burlesque Week
4th – 13th May
Germany’s biggest burlesque festival brings cabaret’s biggest influencers, parties, live shows, and workshops for nine days of non-stop acts.
FILM | Remainder Preview
Omer Fast’s first feature film is previewed at Kreuzberg’s Freiluftkino this May.
PARTY | Berlin Bruisers’ Violet Variete’
Indulge in a mixture of sports, comedy, music and heaps of drunk people singing.
PARTY | 3 Years Humboldthain Club
Humboldthain Club will feature a massive line-up of electro, funk, and hip hop in celebration of three years in the capital.
PARTY | Berries Does Cherries
Back for a second round, Cherries returns for Berries Does Cherries, the cheeky spin off of Berries (one of the biggest hip hop nights in Berlin).
SUNDAY 15th – SATURDAY 21st MAY
CULTURE | Carnival of Cultures
13th – 16th May
This four-day event includes dance, music, readings, and drama, and it culminates in a day-long parade on Pentecost Sunday.
ART | Prehistoric Art
A highly reviewed exhibition draws to its conclusion this May at Martin Gropius Bau.
MUSIC | Valley Of The Sun
Valley Of The Sun’s concert offers some respite from the minimal electro that’s playing elsewhere, as they tour their new album Volume Rock.
FOOD | Seafood Festival
21st – 22nd May
The Berlin Seafood Festival is a culinary meeting of raw and fresh seafood produce coupled with Berlin’s finest street seafood vendors.
SUNDAY 22nd – TUESDAY 31st MAY
CULTURE | International Museum Day
This year’s annual International Museum Day should excite everyone that has been putting off that visit to the Natural History Museum or the Altes Geschichte Museum until a rainy day.
CULTURE | Asia Pacific Week
23rd May- 3rd June
A week-long dialogue between Germany and her partners in Asia – a cultural exchange with workshops, lectures and more.
COMEDY | Bein Open At T Berlin
Berlin English Improv Network’s monthly ‘jam’ with some of the best English language comedy in the city.
COMEDY | It’s All News To Me
English-speaking comedians cast a satirical eye over current events for an audience of politically savvy (or else potentially sauced) listeners.