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Photo exhibition: Mauerpark 25 years on

Photo exhibition: Mauerpark 25 years on

Five photographers, five windows onto the former death strip 25 years after Mauerpark opened, a photo exhibition depicts the new life that has evolved on the site where the Berlin Wall once stood. Gone is the barbed wire and the threat of death; replaced by life and fun – karaoke, street food, artists, street musicians and a flea market. The common thread connecting the work is the individual way each photographer...

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Mauerpark

Celebrating New Year’s Eve in the Mauerpark

We have one request to everyone who is thinking of coming to the Mauerpark to see in the New Year: Please spare a thought for the wildlife in the park and celebrate without bangers and rockets. A lot of animals live in the Mauerpark and the noise, smoke and flashes of fireworks are terrifying for them. The park is one of the very few safe places for them to seek refuge in the city. Please don’t destroy that for...

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Photo exhibition: Mauerpark 25 years on

Photo exhibition: Mauerpark 25 years on

Five photographers, five windows onto the former death strip 25 years after Mauerpark opened, a photo exhibition depicts the new life that has evolved on the site where the Berlin Wall once stood. Gone is the barbed wire and the threat of death; replaced by life and fun – karaoke, street food, artists, street musicians and a flea market. The common thread connecting the work is the individual way each photographer...

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Loving the park, cleaning it up

Loving the park, cleaning it up

We all love Mauerpark. But are you really feeling the love? Truly, madly, deeply? Come and join us for a love-in on Sunday, 22 September. We are going to give Mauerpark a deep clean to show how much we care. Whether you live in Berlin or are just visiting, come and join the clean-up afternoon we are organising with the Kulturgemeinschaft Mauerpark and wirBerlin. It is a great way to meet other Mauerpark lovers and...

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Everyone is welcome in Mauerpark

Everyone is welcome in Mauerpark

The absurd idea of erecting a fence around Mauerpark and charging admission left us speechless. What makes Mauerpark attractive, what makes it special is the fact that it is a place where everyone can participate in cultural activities. It doesn’t cost anything. And everyone is welcome in Mauerpark: Berliners and visitors, rich and poor, young and old. We have always made sure no-one is excluded because they don’t...

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The Borough of Pankow has decided: Music is part of Mauerpark

The Borough of Pankow has decided: Music is part of Mauerpark

Six months after the Kulturgemeinschaft Mauerpark launched the Mauerpark Round Table, the borough’s mayor, Sören Benn (Die Linke party) has announced new park rules: www.berlin.de/ba-pankow/aktuelles/pressemitteilungen In numerous arduous discussions at the meetings of the Round Table, residents, musicians, grass roots groups and civil servants had talked about how to reconcile culture in the park with the need of...

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Peaceful Walpurgis Night celebrations cancelled

Peaceful Walpurgis Night celebrations cancelled

For the last 15 years Mauerpark has enjoyed peaceful celebrations to dance in the May. This was made possible by the hard work and commitment of artists and neighbours. This year, the celebrations have been cancelled as a result of complaints by residents. After so many years, the excellent collaboration between Pankow Council, the police and volunteers has come to an abrupt end. Pankow Council and the police are...

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Mauerpark: a living memorial and cultural hotspot

Mauerpark: a living memorial and cultural hotspot

Mauerpark is an important cultural hotspot with a special symbolic value. It is important for Berlin’s borough of Pankow but at the same time it enjoys worldwide fame and popularity. The site where the Berlin Wall used to be - where armed guards with orders to shoot once kept people apart - has evolved into a peaceful place of cultural diversity that is full of life. On sunny days people from all different...

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Public hearing about Mauerpark Karaoke

Karaoke in Mauerpark has been the subject of extensive media coverage recently. The department responsible for environmental matters and nature conservation at Pankow Borough Council is holding a public hearing at which residents who feel disturbed by noise from the park will be able to have their say. Pankow Council will then take a decision on granting permits for the Sunday karaoke. When: Wednesday, 3 April 2019...

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Mauerpark Round Table No. 3 at Rathaus Pankow

Tuesday, 29.01.2019, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Rathaus Pankow, Breite Strasse 24A-26, 13187 Berlin in the Grosser Saal Pankow Council has convened the third meeting of the Mauerpark Round Table on Tuesday 29 January 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Grosser Saal of the Town Hall, Rathaus Pankow, Breite Strasse 24-26, 13187 Berlin. As agreed at the first two sessions of the Round Table, this meeting will now debate the possibility of...

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