Tips for the upcoming week
(10 – 16 August 2017)

Thursday, 10 August 2017: Nadezda Pisareva (RUS) and painting performance Nadezda Pisareva is one of the most promising pianist of her generation. She already played in various classical festivals and concert all over the continent this summer and now she comes to Dresden. Her divinely performance will be accompanied by a painting performance from the artists of PleinArt. Beginning: 8:30 p.m; Admission: free, but they are always happy about donations; How to get there: Palaissommer, Japanisches Palais, Palaisplatz 1, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,9 ‘Palaisplatz’ stop. More information: www.palaissommer.de/programm/nadezda-pisareva-rus-und-malerei-performance   Friday, 11 August 2017: Inselfestival Laubegast (street festival) The Inselfestival Laubegast […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(27 July – 02 August 2017)

Thursday – Sunday, 27 – 30 July 2017:  Street Food and Ice Cream Festival Dresden Dresden is famous for a lot of things: art, culture or it’s landscape. But with this event something new comes to town. For the first time, we will have a food festival right in the middle of Altmarkt. And not only food, but also ice cream. As the organizers know, that you will probably also want to bring your children, they install also a puppet theatre, just for the smallest. And the best of all. The entrance is completely free. So go there, get hungry […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(20 – 26 July 2017)

Thursday, 20 July 2017:  European Outdoor Film Festival (short film festival) The most renowned film event on the European outdoor calendar: The European Outdoor Film Tour is heading to more than 300 venues in 14 countries showing inspirational protagonists with an heartfelt passion for adventure and the great outdoors. Throughout the programmes of the last 15 years, we’ve followed one principle: We need no actors, no blue screen, no second takes. Only true adventure. THIS IS REAL. Beginning: 9 p.m; Admission: €9; How to get there: Konzertplatz Weißer Hirsch, Stechgrundstraße (Behind the Parkhotel), 01324 Dresden; TRAM 11 ’PLattleite’ stop. More […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(13 – 19 July 2017)

Thursday, 13 July 2017:  Live Scoring of Silent movies This Thursday, if the weather is not ruining it, there will be the open air festival ‘Umsonst und draußen ( for free/senseless and outside) happen. On their opening evening, they prepared something really nice: the live scoring of 2 movies. One will be ‘the discovery of slowness’ and the other one will be the ‘magical misery tour’. So don’t miss it ad enjoy your evening. Beginning: 9 p.m; Admission: free; How to get there: Umsonst und draußen festival, left behind the Freie Alternative Schule,  Stauffenbergallee 4, 01099 Dresden, BUS 64, 74 […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(29 June – 05 July 2017)

Early bird announcement: Welcome Center Sommerfest at the River Side at Thursday, 06 July 2017 Last summer we spent a wonderful international potluck evening with you guys right on campus to celebrate the summer. We would like to repeat this in 2017 and invite you for a potluck evening at the Palaisgarten next close to the Marienbrücke (to have shelter in case of rain). Please bring friends, blankets, food to share and your own dishes, we will care about soft drinks (which means: bring your own beer and wine). If you like also instruments or games are very welcomed. Please […]

Get yourself out of bed tomorrow
International Peace Slam & Movie Premiere

  This is a special invitation for tomorrow, Saturday 11 a.m. – yes, in the morning ;) MEMORARE PACEM Association for Culture of Peace Dresden and TU Dresden Welcome Center invite you to an International Peace Slam and the premiere of the documentary DRESDEN REFUGE. This event is the closing event of the event series Frieden | Kultur | Stadt that takes place this week in Dresden. So, everybody, get yourself out of beds and come to meet and greet Goran, Congsi, Caterin, Siavash, Stefan and Himani – they are all prepared for a dazzling slam! Date & Time: Saturday, […]

Research Photo Contest
Win free tickets for “Filmnächte am Elbufer”

  The popular “Filmnächte am Elbufer” (movie nights at the Elbe riverbank) each summer provide Germany’s largest open air cinema. We’d like you to experience the unique atmosphere of watching a great movie against the backdrop of Dresden’s famous skyline. Thanks to the “Filmnächte am Elbufer”, we have quite a few free tickets for you to win (2 per winner)! To find out how to get one of these tickets, keep reading. The contest Good movies make our hearts beat faster – as does everything that excites us and that we’re passionate about. We know very well, that science and […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(15 – 21 January)

Friday, 15 January: Bandclash – Regional amateur band contest This Friday, for the 10th time in a row, the regional band contest ‘Bandclash’ is taking place. Here young bands from in and around Dresden perform on stage and the audience decides who will be the winner of the contest. The winner band will participate in the state competition in Leipzig. So if you are curious for fresh music and new talents, then enjoy this concert. Beginning: 8 p.m., Admission: € 8, How to get there: Liveclub Tante Ju, An der Schleife 1, 01099 Dresden, tram 7,8 ‘Industriegelände’ stop. http://www.liveclub-dresden.de/konzert/band-clash-regionalfinale-dresden/ Saturday, […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(24 – 30 April 2015)

Friday, 24 April 2015: Aguas – Sound of Armenia The aim of Aguas is to combine traditional Armenian melodies with other music styles, such as flamenco, jazz and funk. In their musical arrangements oriental sounds meet tango rhythm and Armenian dances. The three musicians all have different musical and cultural backgrounds – they come from Armenia, Ukraine and Moldavia and met in Dresden to form this extraordinary band. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €14/ €10 (reduced); How to get there: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 ‘Neustädter Markt’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. www.mzdw.de/konzert%C3%BCbersicht/24-04-2015-aguas Saturday, 25 April 2015: Wine […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(10 – 16 April 2015)

Friday and Saturday 10 & 11 April 2015: Pub Festival in Altkötzschenbroda Altkötzschenbroda, fondly called AltKö, is a tiny part of the town Radebeul right at the river Elbe attracting people for strolls through restaurants, bars and wonderful little shops. This weekend in the evenings not only shops, bars and pubs will be open, there will also be music and theatre performances in the streets. 12 live bands and an open-air cocktail bar will definitely make you enjoy this jewel of a village. Beginning: Friday & Saturday 6 p.m.; Admission: free; How to get there: Lange Kultur- und Kneipennächte in […]