24. May 2012 | City news

Carnival of Cultures

Colorful Carnival of Cultures

Since 1995 the Carnival of Cultures attractes hundreds of thousands of people onto the streets of Kreuzberg. Highlight of the festival is the Grand Parade on 27th of May. From a more colorful side Berlin could hardly show itself. Several groups of different nationalities show on bandwagons music, dance, performance, visual arts and acrobatics. More than 4,000 players from nearly all parts of the world take part on this event. From Brazilian Samba to Chinese lion dance, West African drums to horn players of the Berne Fasnacht proof that Berlin is a treasure of diversity and internationalism. Start is at 12.30 am Hermannplatz - then the parade move through Berlin Kreuzberg up to the grand final by about 21.30 at York street corner Möckernstraße.