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30th Lange Nacht der Museen – Highlights

February 3, 2012

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30th Lange Nacht der Museen – Highlights

So, last weekend saw the winter edition of Berlin’s Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of Museums). As I mentioned in August, Berlin is the mother of all long museum nights, since they were the first to get the ball rolling. In fact, they are so keen here, that they hold the event twice a year, on the last Saturday in January and August. This time around was a particularly special occasion, celebrating the 30th Lange Nacht and the 300th birthday of Frederick the Great. I […]

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Chocolate Week

October 10, 2011

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Chocolate Week

Today marks the beginning of Chocolate Week in the UK, so I thought it would be an appropriate time to check out the Ritter Sport Bunte Schoko Welt in Berlin. Granted, it’s leaning more towards commercial tourist attraction than museum, but as well as their shop and cafe they also have a ‘Schokopfad’ (Chocolate Path) where you can learn all about chocolate, from growing and harvesting right through to the bars of chocolate you buy off the shelf. In ‘Cultivation of Cocoa’ you get introduced […]

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The 29th Lange Nacht der Museen Berlin

August 29, 2011

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When I discovered I’d be moving to Berlin in time for the ‘Lange Nacht der Museen’ (Long Night of Museums) on 27th August, I was ecstatic, since I’d never been to a ‘night of museums’ before, and Berlin is the one that started all the others that now happen worldwide. Now in its 29th round, it takes place twice a year at the end of January and August, and this time it was all under the theme of music, with choirs and voice ensembles performing […]

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