Tips for the upcoming week
(28 September – 04 October 2017)

General tip for the upcoming weeks: 27th Annual Intercultural Days (24.09. – 08.10.2017) Dirk Hilbert, the Major of Dresden introduces the program of this year’s intercultural days as follows:  It is wrong to think of integration as a one-way street. It is also wrong to think of integration as a new phenomenon. Believing that integration will not work, reduces everybody’s courage. The slogan for this year’s Intercultural Days – Diversity created together – calls for a conscious effort to act and is an appeal to the creativity of each individual, not just that of the immigrants. We all must do […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(24 – 30 August 2017)

Thursday, 24 August 2017: Piano Night with Sarah Ferri Sarah Ferri is one of the biggest new comers of the Beglian music scene. She cmbines perfectly the different genres of Gypsi – pop, folk and swing. She is from the flamish part of Belgium but her father is Italian. So she knows how to combine different routes already from home. Her big idols are film musicians and so, her music as classy as if it comes straight from a big old Hollywood movie. Beginning: 8:30 p.m; Admission: free, but you are always welcome to give a donation; How to get […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(17 – 23 August 2017)

Thursday, 17 August 2017: (U)Hör(Bar) – (un)hear(able) – experimental concert You will get served a very special acoustic cocktail in this bar by El Perro Andaluz. This artist used ingredients which might seem strange in an concert atmosphere such as silence and normal environmental sounds. It is not entirely new, however it is still rare and therefore worth to listen to those unusual compositions. Beginning: 7:30 p.m; Admission: €15, or €10 if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Lignerplatz 1, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4,12 ‘Deutsches Hygiene-Museum’ stop, TRAM 10, 13 ‘Großer Garten / Deutsches […]

Tips for the upcoming week
(22 – 28 June 2017)

Thursday, 22 June 2017: Last Dance at the Theatre (Party) As the summer is finally here, the theatre season is coming to an end. To celebrate this, the Staatsschauspiel is having their traditional ‘Kehraus’ or last dance. So enjoy the evening with great music and dance and celebrate with the ensemble on the stage. Beginning: 9 p.m.; Admission: €5; How to get there: Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Theaterstr. 2, 01067 Dresden, TRAM 1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 11, 12, BUS 94 ‘Postplatz‘ stop. More information: www.staatsschauspiel-dresden.de/spielplan/spielplan/kehraus/beschreibung   Friday, 23 June 2017: DuBras in Concert (Brazilian music) This Brazilian band will bring your […]

The SemperOperaball
– the most beautiful night of the year

In the end of January or the beginning of February every year, the Semper Opera turns into the setting of one of the most prestigious and important European ballroom events. To hold a ball in the Dresden opera house has a long tradition. Already from 1925 until 1939, the Semper Opera was host of such glorious events, even though back then, you could also hear Jazz being played – along with the traditional classic music and Waltz. After the war, there had been plans to re-establish the ball, however the huge demolitions and the government made the undertaking impossible. Since […]

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
(4 – 10 September 2015)

Friday, 4 September 2015: Rock Friday at Katy’s Garage Listen up, rock and indie fans! For those who want to meet, dance and have a drink, Katy’s Garage offers an opportunity on its “Rock Friday”. On the main floor, listen to “Noise of Liberation” – mainly core, rock, punk rock, and noise – or alternatively, enjoy the sound of indie tronic on the 2nd floor. Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: 3€/2€ (students); Venue: Katy’s Garage, Alaunstraße 48, 01099 Dresden; How to get there: TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop. www.facebook.com/events/1409412322721851 Saturday, 5 September 2015: Columbus Streetfestival The street named ‘Columbusstraße’ is located in […]

Quick news: Invitation to Cooking Event #1 / Lastminute-Tickets left for Ballet “Giselle” tomorrow night

Invitation to TU Dresden Welcome Center Cooking Event #1 We are glad to announce that our first cooking event has been planned! Dipjyoti Deb will cook some traditional Indian Food at the Welcome Center on 9th may, starting 5.30 p.m. Eventually there will be a movie about India after eating. Register quickly: welcome.center@tu-dresden.de! ***** Lastminute-Tickets left for the Ballet “Giselle” at Semper Opera – for PhD only – first come, first serve (payed by tomorrow within opening hours until 12 noon at TUD Welcome Center) This is an activity from the cultural program of the Welcome Center. The program is […]