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​CHRISTMAS IN BERLIN: DAY 3

This little boy carrying a Christmas tree was photographed by Willy Römer in December 1920. Perhaps even in Kreuzberg where the photographer lived at the time in a small flat … Continue reading

Dec 20, 2017

CHRISTMAS IN BERLIN: DAY 1

This week we will be presenting historical images of Berlin around and during Christmas time: how the city prepared for and celebrated the holiday, what traditions it followed and how … Continue reading

Dec 18, 2017 · 3 Comments

BERLIN BRUSHES: FRANZ SKARBINA’S CHRISTMAS MARKET

The painting we would like to introduce today is the 1892 “Berlin’s Christmas Market” by Franz Skarbina. The Christmas Market painted by the artist eight years before the end of … Continue reading

Dec 11, 2017 · 1 Comment

LIGHT UP THE LIGHTS: IT´S CHRISTMAS IN BERLIN AND BEYOND

It´s Christmas Eve of 2016, one of the most difficult, confusing and hateful years Europe has lived through since the end of the Second World War. Certainly the most frightening, … Continue reading

Dec 24, 2016 · 3 Comments

YOU ARE HERE: CHRISTMAS AT THE WALL IN 1961

An illuminated Christmas tree on the corner of Zimmer Strasse and Lindenstrasse in December 1961. The corner building will soon be demolished along with the rest of the block to make … Continue reading

Dec 28, 2015

CHRISTMAS IN KREUZBERG

Having almost missed the “deadline” for this year´s Christmas, I am particularly happy to wish you all very merry (and if you are in Berlin a tad wet. and cold… … Continue reading

Dec 24, 2012

NOTMSPARKER´S CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN: CHRISTMAS DAY OR FAIRYTALE OF NEW YORK

I have been saving this song for those past five days although in fact it was my true inspiration for starting the countdown in the first place. There are electrozillions … Continue reading

Dec 24, 2011

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