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Carnival of Cultures 2011 is coming to Berlin, an ode to multiculturalism

Carnival of Cultures is coming to Berlin

One of the most famous festivities in Berlin and one of the most long-awaited events every year is the Carnival of Cultures, an event that gathers together all kinds of cultures and ethnic groups in a festival that celebrates integration and living together in peaceful harmony, as well as the typical features of each different community.

From the 10th to the 13th of June, locals and visitors alike will be able to enjoy four fabulous days of street parties and an enormous parade that will be making its way through the main streets of the city, in addition to concerts, and children and cultural activities. An international and festive spirit will practically take over Berlin in a spring like atmosphere.

Thus, children and adults can enjoy cultural and off-stage activities, costume making techniques using recycled materials, dolls, music, theatre, and much more. The Strassen-fest or street festival takes place in Blücherplatz Square every year near the Hallescher Tor stop where you can enjoy some of the best culture and cuisine of each participating community or ethnic group. This comprises one of the most alluring events given the culinary wealth of each culture that resides in Berlin You can try the best African, Asian, and American cuisine in addition to food from all over the world in an informal setting, as well as try out the drinks, admire all kinds of objects on display such as clothes, and watch the music and dance performances taking place at various points on the festival site. This Strassen-fest will be held from the 10th to the 13th of June in Blücherplatz Square, the weekend that falls between the 11th to the 24th, and the Mondays from the 11th to the 19th of June.

The grand parade will take place on the 13th of June, in a carnival of colours, culture and music that will immerse the entire city into a unique atmosphere. This exciting event will kick off on Hermmanplatz, then pass by Hasenheide and Gneisenaustrasse to finally finish off at Yorckstrasse.

Every year more than 5000 people participate in the carnival cultural activities, as well as the parade on Sunday, which expects more than 1.4 million visitors that anxiously await to enjoy one of the most important Berlin festivals of the year, which reflects the enormous cultural melting pot that is the German capital where there is room for everyone whether they are artists, young people, etc. Everyone is welcome to the Carnival of Cultures, Berlin.

- Marketing Team

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