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Festivals: Berlin Festival 2012

For its eighth edition from 7th to 8th September 2012, Berlin Festival is thrilled to announce a smashing line-up including Sigur Rós, Franz Ferdinand, Orbital, Paul Kalkbrenner and many more. Once again, the Art Village will be home to national and international artists presenting their work, and the world’s biggest Silent Arena Aftershowparty premiers at Tempelhof Airport this year.

Icelandic band Sigur Rós will present new songs off their eighth studio album at their only performance in Germany 2012. Franz Ferdinand announced along with their fourth studio album to be released in late 2012, an exclusive live performance at Berlin Festival. His shows sell out quick, and his 2011 album Icke Wieder is a true chart-stormer. This year, Paul Kalkbrenner will make a memorable appearance at Tempelhof Airport. After their 2008 reunion, Britain’s legendary techno duo Orbital will also release and perform new material at Berlin Festival. In addition, the Berlin Festival organizers confirmed performances by the British band Friendly Fires, Metronomy, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, SBTRKT and German DJ duo Modeselektor.

Watch the really smart and entertaining trailers with Conny walking around Berlin to find out who else is playing!

Author Bio:

Dimitris JimmyBoy Argyriou is a multi artist (film maker/audio&visual artist/deejay) from Greece, living & working around Europe in various projects. Born in Kavala town on 1986, his high lights of his carrer among others are: A European Tour as DJ on 2010. He participated in the 2nd Go Short Campus in Nijmegen. He has written, directed & produced several short films, which have awarded & nominated in many international festivals, such as Short Film Corner 2011 & 2013 - Festival de Cannes, 68° Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Cinematografica di Venezia, Niff- Naoussa International Film Festival, Sapporo International Short Film Festival and Market, San Francisco Greek Film Festival, Video Festival Citta di Imperia, Formentera International Film Festival, Go Short International film festival in Nigmegen and many more. He was chosen to be Relay Reporter for the European Year of Voluntary 2011 representing Greece and Cyprus. In 2011-2012, he directed and edited a TV Show in Greek TV. In 2012, he was awarded a Hermann Kesten scholarship for journalists and writers from twin towns and spent time in Nuremberg.

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