Hamburg’s Fat Jazz

Hamburg is home to a vibrant international jazz scene which can be experienced every Wednesday night at the Golem,  a cocktail bar located directly across from Hamburg’s Fischmarkt at the harbour.   The Fat Jazz „Urban Exchanges“ series has been going strong for the past six years and has featured several prominent jazz masters of the [...]

Hamburg Reeperbahn Festival September 2016

The Reeperbahn is Germany’s most notorious 24/7 party mile.  It is also home of Europe’s biggest club event: the 11th annual Reeperbahn Festival from September 21-24, 2016.  The festival takes place in more than 70 clubs and bars throughout St. Pauli with over 450 bands from all over the world.  Music lovers of indie, pop, [...]

Filmfest Hamburg – The most audience based film festival in Europe

© Filmfest Hamburg 2016
Twenty-five years ago independent filmmakers in Hamburg came together to create a no budget film festival in comparison to the mainstream festivals. As with all good ideas, it became popular for its earnestness and has since grown to be a large budget festival while retaining the heart of a small budget. Filmfest Hamburg occurs annually [...]

Happy Birthday MS Dockville!

Dockville credit Hinrich Carstensen
Hamburg’s annual MS DOCKVILLE Festival for Music and Art is celebrating it’s tenth anniversary from 19-21 August 2016.  Located directly in front of the river Elbe in Wilhelmsburg,  the three day festival hosts an international line-up with 23 bands from the USA, Austrailia, Israel, and Europe.  This year’s program covers a large gamut popular styles [...]

Museum of Arts and Crafts

Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
With approximately 500,000 objects from 4,000 years of human history the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg (MKG) is one of the most influential museums for arts and crafts in Europe. Opened in 1877, the MKG tells the remarkable story of human creativity. The top-class collections range from Ancient art to Contemporary art and include [...]