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Kino International now closed for repairs for two years

The iconic Berlin cinema Kino International has closed for extensive repairs. But don't worry, it'll only take […]

Friday 15, March

Ex-Stasi officer put on trial for deadly border shooting 50 years later

On Thursday, an 80-year-old former Stasi officer was put on trial for the alleged murder of Czesław […]

Berlin

The surprising history of Berlin’s Nikolaiviertel

Right in the heart of the city, East Germany’s attempt to rebuild Berlin's historic centre, Nikolaiviertel, is […]

Berlin

Welcome to Funkhaus: The iconic recording studio of East Berlin

Constructed by the DDR, Berlin's Funkhaus might be the highest quality recording studio ever, providing the purest […]

Berlin

The Joy of Concrete: The unexpected story behind Berlin’s divisive Plattenbau

The prefab concrete housing that characterises Berlin's skyline has long been derided as monotonous and ugly, but […]

Art

“I’ve Seen the Wall”: When Louis Armstrong toured East Germany

Telling the story of the prolific Jazz star's time playing his way through East Germany, 'I've Seen […]

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