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Classic Open Air Gendarmenmarkt. Photo: © DAVIDS
Culture Calendar July kicks off with the legendary Berlin Fashion Week and continues to serve as an event-packed month throughout. Plenty of open-air festivals, outdoor theatre performances as well as some stunning fireworks in Cologne invite locals and visitors alike, to celebrate life during these warm summer nights. Berlin Fashion Week (1 – 6 July) When the prestigious fashion week opens its doors again this July, Berlin becomes a massive catwalk. This is without a doubt the true hotspot for international designers, celebrities, retailers and representatives of the fashion industry and the press. Let’s see what fashion treasures the future holds. www.fashion-week-berlin.com 110 | Issue 76 | July 2019
Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin (4 – 8 July) The famous Gendarmenmarkt is one of the most beautiful squares in Germany and the perfect stage for the Classic Open-Air Festival. The festival looks back on over 25 years and celebrates plenty of musical genres from opera to classical and pop on five warm summer nights in Berlin. www.classicopenair.de
TEXT: MARILENA STRACKE
Caliente! Festival, Zurich (5 – 7 July) Latin-America is at the heart of the Caliente! Festival in Zurich. During various days in July, this festival shows visitors how to enjoy life. With plenty of amazing food, great music and cultural events, this is Europe’s largest Latin Festival. Fancy a tropical cocktail? www.caliente.ch
Cologne Art Book Fair, Cologne (6 – 7 July) This year’s Cologne Art Book Fair at Kölnischer Kuntsverein celebrates its fifth anniversary.
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