What’s On In Dresden
22 – 28 November 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) The Christmas market season begins! Around Christmas time, Dresden is full of fairy lights, decorations and Christmas markets. If you walk through the city from the end of November until New Year’s Eve, Christmas markets will be waiting for you around every corner. Over the next few weeks, we’re going to give you some hot tips for the most beautiful Christmas markets and locations. The first markets open their doors on 27 November. Tips for the weekend This weekend is the magical digital – feminism – festival at Hellerau! dgtl fmnsm deals with […]

What’s On In Dresden
15 – 21 November 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Happy St. Martinsday! Every year around the 11 November, mainly children with colorful lanterns wander through the streets singing Martins- and lanternsongs like “Laterne, Laterne“. But who was Saint Martin, who is remembered every year – especially in Catholic regions – with Martin’s processions and roast goose? According to legend, Martin was a Roman soldier, who rode past a starving and freezing beggar on a cold winter’s day. He felt so sorry for the man that Martin shared his warm coat with the sword and gave the beggar a half. In the night […]

What’s On In Dresden
8 – 14 November 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) We hope you enjoyed the first week of November, had lots of arty-moments at the “Kreativmesse”! Tips for the weekend The 15th International Film Festival for Human Rights and Development “MOVE IT!” will take place from 7 – 13 November. Lots of exciting films await you there, some of them in English, as well as films, concerts, discussions, and conversations. Don’t miss the festival! It’s well worth a visit. On Thursday there will be a grand opening with champagne and a party. Perfect to get in touch with people. If you like soccer […]

What’s On In Dresden
1 – 7 November 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) We hope you enjoyed a good Halloween Party, have not been too scared and had lots of sweets =) Tips for the weekend This time of the year is perfect to get creative. It gets dark early and since it is cold outside, make yourself comfortable at home and do some handicrafts. You can find the necessary inspiration and materials at the “Kreativmesse Dresden“, a trades fair all around creative ideas offering workshops or, if you are not very creative yourself, you can just buy from creative people. Maybe you have already started […]

What’s On In Dresden
25 – 31 October 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips for the weekend – Staff picks The DAVE Festival for Clubculture has some more days to go. This year’s motto “Retrofuture” addresses not only the obvious aesthetic perspective but also the social relevance of club culture. Lessons for a responsible social dialogue can also be drawn from a reflected look into the past. Today, according to this, the protagonists increasingly refer to the former promises of techno on their very own playground of electronic music, the club. In addition to the function of escapism and the aesthetic confrontation with different art movements, […]

What’s On In Dresden
18 – 24 October 2019

What’s On In Dresden? (Photo: M. Hultsch) Tips and Notes for the weekend // This Friday the DAVE Festival for Clubculture starts. This year’s motto “Retrofuture” addresses not only the obvious aesthetic perspective but also the social relevance of club culture. Lessons for a responsible social dialogue can also be drawn from a reflected look into the past. Today, according to this, the protagonists increasingly refer to the former promises of techno on their very own playground of electronic music, the club. In addition to the function of escapism and the aesthetic confrontation with different art movements, the club serves […]

What’s On In Dresden
11 – 17 October 2019

  Tips for the weekend Did you already experience the beautiful landscape of famous national park “Sächsische Schweiz” (Saxon Switzerland)? This Saturday might be a good opportunity to go hiking there! Our insider-tip this weekend, regarding the “Sächsische Schweiz”, is something for adventure-seekers and a specificly saxon thing to do: “Boofen“! This weekend the weather will be just fabulous! You visit the sächische Schweiz and stay there overnight in a half-open cave – your “Boofe”. Find more information and avialable “Boofen” on this website. Plan on some time to find the place and to reach it before sunset. Just always […]

What’s On In Dresden
4 – 10 October 2019

Tips for the weekend This year the Umundu-Festival celebrates its 10ths aniversary in Dresden. After the last years topics “Utopia”, “Rich and Poor” and “Our Urban Future” there are right now various activities around plants and sustainability, ranging from workshops on creative baking to movies (original language) and theater. Find the full programm on the website. This weekend it might be raining a lot – which is pretty much Germany in autuum! So let’s find some acitivities inside, e.g. did you know that Dresden has three bouldering halls? From north to south the Mandala, Bouldercity and Kletterarena. Or did you […]

What’s On in Dresden 8 February – 14 February 2019

Friday, 8 February: Johnny Campbell, The Black Elephant Band & LonA Johnny Campbell: A fast, ruthless, uncompromising sound which lends its influences from far and wide. Johnny is also a humorous storyteller and recalls stories of touring from twenty countries and counting where he’s plied his trade. Embracing traditional music from Europe and sometimes frantic Bluegrass style picking, Johnny performs mostly self-penned inspiring songs of protest, migration and debauchery. The Black Elephant Band is led by the Nurnberg-based bearded punk musician who sings in English and does not waste time with his songs. Most of its songs are under two […]

What’s On in Dresden
19 October – 25 October 2018

Friday, 19 October: Kinga Glyk Trio (Concert) Lady Wonder-Bass is on her way to Dresden for what will certainly be an unforgettable concert. The young musician from Poland is nothing shy from being an internet sensation. Her videos on social networks have views going through the roof all throughout Europe and in her home country of Poland she is already gaining fame for being one of the only frontwomen of a famous jazz band in the nation. A true musician, young, beautiful, and incredibly talented, she and her band are managing to do with jazz what others have already managed […]