Red Square Festival in Berlin

Exploring Russian and East European culture through music, art and cinema

June 04th, 2019
Valeriya Kharchenko, News from Berlin
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A transdisciplinary festival of Russian and East European music, art and cinema has come to Berlin in May 2019.

The two-day Red Square Festival has brought concerts, discussions, exhibitions and children's workshops to six sites of the Kulturfabrik Moabit in Berlin. The guests could expect a varied program and interesting guests from politics, science and culture.
First day of the festival featured talks with film directors about contemporary Eastern European cinematography, performance of the Russian singer and songwriter Grechka, and the screening of the Belorussian movie Crystal Swan in the open-air cinema. The guests could also attend art exhibition and discussions on the culture of post-war ambivalent memories in Belarus, Russia and Germany.

Second day of the Red Square Festival involved family-oriented activities, screenings of documentaries, theater performances, workshops and discussions. Various artists from St. Petersburg and Berlin led the workshops on multilingualism and migration. In addition, famous Russian activists and curators held the discussions on the development of Russia and Eastern Europe, politics and art.


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