25th anniversary of the Fall of Berlin Wall

Special events across Berlin to celebrate this important moment in history

Later this year on November 09th, 2014, Berlin will make worldwide news celebrating the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe. Berlin will stage for Berliners and visitors from all over the world numerous special events commemorating "25 years of German Reunification" and "Freedom for all Germans" after the end of the Iron Curtain.

Thousand of visitors are expected and will certainly gain insight over the history and the relevance of the wall for Berliner´s. The peak of the celebrations will be the special light installation along the course the wall used to be sited representing a “symbol of hope for a world without walls.” Right in the heart of Berlin, the light installation will spread for 15 km inviting thoughts about the former division and it´s impact on people lives.

A number of special events referring to the 25th anniversary are already happening across Berlin. Among them, promoting the main cause, are guided tours, exhibits, movies, and more.

Below you can see a pre-visualization movie animation by Lichtgrenze.

Festival of Lights | A Stunning Spectacle of Illusions

From 10th to 19th of October, 2014 BERLIN will be shining

For 9 nights in October, Berlin transforms again into a public art heaven with more than 70 famous landmarks shining in dazzling colors. Some of the world's best illumination artists have created sensational light projections at the famous Brandenburg Gate, the Berlin Cathedral and many other well known landmarks in Germany's capital. Our DMC team has developed fascinating group programs for a unique experience during the Festival of Lights with special tours and fun theme events. We would love to share some ideas with you...