January 15th, 2013
This mother of all berlin fashion shows puts Bread & Butter back on the menu. But fret not if this sounds like a meager meal to you there is 7 course fry-up flown in and served at Tempelhof Airport and other sites, expect it to be better than plain plane food.
PREMIUM the fashion show for starters; BRIGHT the street wear trade [...] Continue Reading…
January 12th, 2013
Mayor Klaus Wowereit of Berlin has sat survived a vote of no confidence in the House of Representatives of the city state.
The opposition had the motion filed against him, because they find the Wowereit complicit to the debacle surrounding the new international airport. BBI.
A majority of 85 local municipat lawmakers rejected the non-confidence motion – supported by the Greens, Die Linke, and the [...] Continue Reading…
January 10th, 2013
Panorama of the Rügener Chalk cliffs – foto from Wikipedia – Author, Martin Künzel, Berlin
While one never gets really tired of Berlin – one can get tired of cities generally and many Berliners go North to ‘get-away-from-it-all’ and visit Rügen!
Rügen is one of Germany’s most charming places to have a relaxing vacation in the heart of nature. Together with the Danish island [...] Continue Reading…
January 4th, 2013
First I would like to wish you a happy, healthy, prosperous and loving new year!
The past year for me was full of new experiences and surprises, which I enjoyed very much. I also thank those who have supported me and inspired.
This concert has a very special significance for me because it is my final concert (for solo piano) at the University of [...] Continue Reading…
December 31st, 2012
In the Bundesliga in this calendar year 2012, with half-season achieved Bayern Munich is number one - the best of all – and surprisingly with Bayer Leverkusen in an excellent second place 9 points behind the leaders. Just after in third is Borussia Dortmund with one point less.
Of the fifteen clubs in the whole of 2012 were active in the Bundesliga, Bayern [...] Continue Reading…
December 19th, 2012
Welcome to the 2nd Berlin Piano Festival next year the 13th til the 21st April 2013 .
Individuality, virtuosity, creativity, rich sounds, diverse interpretations, they experimented, all characteristic of our very different pianists, whether internationally renowned or even just at the beginning of the career standing. Experience at the 2nd Berlin Piano Festival, the most interesting pianists close.
In 2013, we also expect the [...] Continue Reading…
December 16th, 2012
Ludwig van Beethoven – www.ota-berlin.de
Ludwig van Beethoven was born in Bonn on December 16th 1770.
Even though no actual authenticated record of the date of his birth exists, the registry of his baptism, in a Roman Catholic service at the Parish of St. Regius in Bonn made on 17 December, 1770 survives.
Infants born in Northern Germany at this time were traditionally baptised [...] Continue Reading…
December 15th, 2012
On this up comping Friday before Christmas, 21st December 12th at 2030 hrs “Bach and his transcriptions” by Nadja Zwiener, violin and Mr Abramovich, piano.
On this darkest day in the northern half of our planet we need warmth and light and who better to present this to us then the greatest German of all, namely Johan Sebastian Bach! -http://www.ota-berlin.de/blog/05/21/biography-of-johann-sebastian-bach/
Nadja Zwiener is one [...] Continue Reading…
December 13th, 2012
The opinions expressed in the following blog article by our blog contributors and subsequent comments are not necessarily those of OTA-Berlin but specifically of the contributor – in this case Mr Emil Hoogensteyn.
OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog’ is part of OTA-Berlin ‘……the intelligent Apartment-Alternative to Hotels in Berlin’.The Blog provides OTA-Berlin guests a quick overview of the cultural, sports, social and other related activities [...] Continue Reading…
December 12th, 2012
OTA-Berlin has a special section for local Grafitti & Berlin Street Art on its gallery at – http://www.ota-berlin.de/english/gallery
Yes, street-art or Graffiti can be just a one liner – along with a sort of drawing picture which has been pasted on.
For political slogans are usually just visual screams -’ Down with Bush’ or ‘Death to neo-Nazis’ are two popular ones in Berlin – [...] Continue Reading…
December 4th, 2012
Dear friends, dear guests,
in the coming week, there are 3 concerts, first two piano recitals, which I would recommend as an unset at the highest level.
On Tuesday, the 04th 12th at 20.30 h with a recital of the fantastic pianist Herin Sung, the critics, whose opinions I guess, a great future is predicted. Several competitive gains points in this direction, such as [...] Continue Reading…