This year is the 20th anniversary of the sister-city arrangement between Buenos Aires and Berlin. It is a solemn occasion for Berlin’s Mayor Klaus Wowereit to travel to Buenos Aires and to celebrate this jubilee. On March 31 at 7 p.m., an anniversary event under the motto “Berlin LIVE: Berlin meets Buenos Aires” will be opened by the city government of Buenos Aires, the capital’s marketing campaign be Berlin, visitBerlin and selected actors from Berlin and Buenos Aires in the Centro Metropolitano de Diseño CMD, the city’s design center.
Klaus Wowereit’s visit is special because, in addition to confirming the strong bond between Buenos Aires with such an inspiring city like Berlin, it will be the first international visit to the Design District.
From March 31 to April 9, the CMD will provide space for exciting exhibitions and presentations from Berlin as well as cooperation projects between Berlin and Buenos Aires such as: an art exhibition with the title “Icon and symbols of cultural identity. Buenos Aires – Berlin.” by the IDBerlin, an extraordinary concept of food production and urban development presented by the Markthalle Neun from Berlin-Kreuzberg, an exhibition of design objects “made in Berlin” by the International Design Festival Berlin DMY and many other projects. In the evening of March 31, the LiCHTPiRATEN will present the old fish market hall in the CMD in a whole new light, accompanied by Argentinian tango dancers.
Everyone in Buenos Aires who is interested in Berlin should visit, experience and celebrate these 20 years of successful cooperation.Centro Metropolitano de Diseño
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