It’s spring again, the first flowers are beginning to bloom, and the city’s parks and gardens are slowly turning green. We look forward to sunshine (hopefully!) with lots of spring fever and many great events this first weekend of spring.
Spring awakening in Neukölln: time for the spring edition of the Green Market, the first vegan lifestyle market in Berlin, offering tasty street foods, cosmetics, handmade gift ideas, and creative fashions. Plus live music and good spirits.
25–26 March, Agora Rollberg, Alte Kindl Brauerei
Farewell match for Marcelinho
This Saturday will see Berlin’s Olympic Stadium decked not in green, but in blue and white, the colours of Berlin’s Hertha football team. The occasion? Hertha star Marcelinho’s farewell match with a selection of former Hertha teammates joining Marcelinho against a team of football friends from Brazil.
25 March, Olympic Stadium
Peng! Peng! Boateng!
Even more football, but this time on stage. The play Peng! Peng! Boateng! tells the story of the three half-brothers George, Kevin Prince and Jerome Boateng. They spend their youth on football pitches in Berlin’s Wedding district before hitting the big time.
26 March, PIER 9 Probebühne
No script, no scenery: actors improvisational theatre make it up based on audience suggestion. The Berlin improv theatre group Die Gorilllas has invited other troupes from around the world to the festival Impro 2017. The first week sees Canadian group Northern Lights take the stage. In the second week, the Orcas Island Project will welcome improv stars from around the world in the piece Afterlife.
Panorama Colombia 2017: Colombian Film Festival Berlin
It sometime feels like there’s a film festival going on every day here in Berlin. Maybe not quite, but there’s always something special to discover. This weekend, the Babylon cinema in Berlin’s Mitte district is hosting Panorama Colombia 2017 – Colombian Film Festival Berlin, which will feature several films and documentaries.
23–26 March, Babylon
Start of German Summer time
And don’t forget: This weekend the Summer time starts in Germany. In the night from March 25 to 26 the clocks are turned forward one hour.
For more springtime tips, visit visitBerlin.de