► Monday: Medieval Christmas Market Imagine a gate opening in the art, culture and clubs hub of Friedrichshain to transport you to the medieval ages. In this historical Christmas market, you won’t find the usual kitsch; you’ll find everything from live medieval performances in music, acrobatics, and a fire-show, to unique handicrafts, and a tavern
► Monday: Not my Revolution, if … Staged as a musical, the stories of a fictional anti-globalization activist unfold satirically. Angie O. is the kind of activist you would come across in every movement, from Occupy Wall Street, to anti neoliberalism in the Maxican jungle, to hugging trees, protests against banks, and the list goes
► Monday: Lucia Christmas Market What better way to start a cold Berlin week than by embracing the winter and going to a Christmas Market? The Lucia Christmas market, which is named after the Nordic goddess of light, promises a festive and Christmassy atmosphere. The unique aspect of this particular market is its Scandinavian twist.
Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas markets) in Berlin bring a whole new dimension to celebrating Christmas. For around three weeks, these markets become the city’s social hub and a place of friendly gatherings, romantic first dates under the Christmas lights (or the mistletoe), or alternative dinner plans (read: French crêpes with marinated almonds and Glühwein). As they are
Ingredients: Stefan, Philipp, and Bärbel, our wizard chefs who turn any recipe into a magically delicious dish; Enthusiastic students, curious about trying recipes from different parts of the world; Faculty members, already experienced in ECLA’s Bakery Workshop which has become a tradition; Children anxious to get their tiny hands into cookie dough; Mountains of flour,
On December 4th the whole ECLA community gathered for the traditional Christmas celebration, which included a performance of the ECLA choir and a festive dinner. Already in the days prior to the celebration, Christmas trees and colorful decorations had made their way into each of the buildings on the campus, including the cafeteria and student
In Berlin, even before snow sets in and the decorations are put up, holiday spirit abounds. You can go to your friendly neighborhood supermarket in November and see a bevy of seasonal sweet treats like: Stollen, Lebkuchen, Pfeffernüsse and Spekulatius. Christmas markets must be the most anticipated holiday fixture in the city, which seem to fill up every
It’s that time of the year again—the time of pomegranates, peanuts, and these tiny baby oranges that seem to have a thousand different names, which has so far led to quite a few heated lunch break discussions. December has started, and what would have been a better way to begin it than with a Christmas