Alongside Cannes and Venice, Berlin is the platform of one of the biggest public international film festivals in the world. I am a movie enthusiast and for me, Cinema is the 7th Art form. So to witness in Berlin the 70th Berlinale International Film Festival is a big deal. And the entire city is celebrating it.Continue reading “The Berlinale”
Berlin is a city full of life, culture and history, with concerts, international film festivals, parties, fashion, popular sporting events and many other opportunities. Looking forward to a few events this year that I broke down by season and category. I am sure that this is just a glimpse, and surprises and spontaneous moments will appear during the year, but is a good idea to have a plan.Continue reading “Berlin 2020 ~ Calendar”
This week of 4-10 November 2019 is a very special one in the German capital because it celebrated the 30th anniversary of the fall of Berlin Wall with “storytelling” events and art. I am still processing this week and the 6 months since I live here.Continue reading “A world without walls”
The “nation” was an invention of the 19th century. These nations created monuments or sites that identified their new perception of themselves. Hmm.Continue reading “A day in Berlin”
Two festivals are lightning the mood in October. Because one was not enough. „The Festival of Lights“ and „Berlin Leuchtet / Berlin Illuminated“.Continue reading “Light of Freedom”
Saturday and Sunday, 18th and 19th August, Berliners and guests run / walk the 160km or 100 miles path along the former Berlin Wall to honor the victims of the Cold War.
Last week was the Holly week in the Orthodox church and it wad indeed a special one.
Now in Berlin lilac flowers are everywhere. Lavender color and amazing smell. I admire them walking in neighborhoods and I hope to spot them every time I visit a flat. As a good purple sign. Continue reading “Purple Berlin”
Growing up I always projected my life and career as a clear path. Or as a ladder. Something linear, straight, filled with clichés. Now I see both as a painting – beautiful, bold, deep, lively, patterned, but also uneven, dark, broken, rough, changing.