48 Stunden Neukölln
For two days in June, the working-class neighborhood of Neukölln, now home to boutiques and hip hangouts, celebrates the district’s diversity and artsy-ness. An old brewery may host a concert, or an avant-garde opera performance may take over an art nouveau swimming pool; some venues are as intimate as someone’s living room. From a modest block party in 1999, this homespun festival has evolved into a major cultural happening that the city’s creative class looks forward to every year.
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