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 […]

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 […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(03 – 09 April 2015)

  Friday, 03 April 2015: Líadan in Concert From counties Galway and Limerick this inspiring all-female band comprises of six members that are passionate about music. The uniqueness of Líadan lies in the deeply traditional essence of their music and in each band member’s ability to shine both instrumentally and vocally. Líadan’s stage presence exudes a group personality that is both vibrant and engaging. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €20/ €16 (reduced); How to get there: Kleines Haus, Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Glacisstr. 28, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. http://www.mzdw.de/konzert%C3%BCbersicht/03-04-2015-liadan/ http://www.staatsschauspiel-dresden.de/spielplan/zu_gast/liadan_casadh_na_taoide/ Saturday, 04 April 2015: Easter market in Dresden Loschwitz If you […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(13 February – 19 February 2015)

Before we dive right into our tips, we’ll start with a pointer to our upcoming Chinese Cooking Event, taking place next Friday, 20 February from 5 p.m. We have a talented Chinese “chef” who would like to prepare a Chinese dinner with you. So if you’re interested in Chinese cooking traditions and would like to learn something on Chinese New Year festivities along the way, sign up for this event! The fee is €6 and will need to be paid in advance at the Welcome Center. Friends and family are very welcome, too. If you would like to attend the Chinese […]