The morning in one of Berlin’s most important destinations started with an exciting event: The Olympiastadion Berlin welcomed its twenty-five millionth visitors since the reopening in 2004.
A year later, after getting used to their new environment, the honey of our stadium bees can be harvested for the first time.
rainbow colorsin the Olympiastadion
Today is the Cristopher Street Day in Berlin, a celebration against homophobia, discrimination, and exclusion.
DFB Cupfinalein Berlin until 2025
The DFB-Cupfinale for men will continue to take place in the Olympiastadion Berlin. The new contract between the DFB and the state of Berlin runs until December 31st 2025.
After a few restrictions due to the Corona-crisis the visitor center can now start into its peak season. Starting on July 5th, 2020 the visitor center in the Olympisastadion Berlin will be opened longer and the guided tour will also take place regularly both in English and in German.
unique and colorfulNew lighting
Worldwide Unique and colorful: The lighting system in the Olympiastadion Berlin puts its focus on optical variety. A special highlight is the full-color LED floodlight system which has been built into a stadium for the first time worldwide.
Highlight-Tourfrom May 31st
Coming weekend, guided tours through the site will finally be possible. The inside areas of the stadium are still closed for visitors due to protection against COVID-19. However, as a special highlight, visitors can now go on to the blue track – Usain Bolt’s “record track”.
Rammstein TourRescheduled 2021
All shows have been rescheduled to 2021, and already-purchased tickets will remain valid for the new dates: 5th June 2021 Olympiastadion Berlin (rescheduled from 04th July 2020), 6th June 2021 Olympiastadion Berlin (rescheduled from 05th July 2020). If you have any questions regarding your tickets, please contact your sales office.
The coronavirus also has an direct impact on the event and tourism industry. Here you find updates on the latest effects of the virus on major events and the visitor program here at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
New opening hoursUntil March
Summer is over, autumn leaves are falling down and winter is coming. After the recent time changeover, we will also adjust our opening hours for the tourist program.
Pyronale, ISTAF, Lolla:notices for tourists
Three events occur in only seven days, which is why the visitor program has severe limitations.
Ten yearsnine point five eight
Ten years ago today, Usain Bolt ran 100 meters in 9.58 seconds. Due to this historical event tourists may independently access the “record track”
More hours,more fun
Summertime means vacation time! Therefore, in August the Olympiastadion Berlin will be opened one hour longer than usual.
P!NK charmsthe capital
Pink made a stop at the Olympiastadion Berlin on her Beautiful Trauma Tour. The show offered visitors everything their hearts desire: acrobatics, pyro effects, confetti
Increased Security Measures at the P!NK concert. Please pay attention to the following advice.
Metallica leavesBerlin shaking
Metallica were finally guests in the capital again after eleven years and stopped at the Olympiastadion Berlin for the first time. It was a memorable evening
Increased Security Measures at the Metallica concert. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer Live Nation.
Rammstein announcedouble show 2020
UPDATE (July 4th 2019): Rammstein announce additional shows in Germany! Due to the high level of demand during
The Olympiastadion Berlin has never seen such a spectacle before. A stage that stretched from inside up to the roof (!), spectacular lighting effects and a pyro show that couldn’t be overlooked
Increased Security Measures at the Rammstein concert. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer MCT.
Phil Collins opensconcert season
Phil Collins opened the concert summer in the crowded Olympiastadion Berlin last Friday. Almost 60,000 fans came to his “Still Not Dead Yet” tour
Safety NotesPhil Collins
Increased Security Measures at the Phil Collins concert. Please pay attention to the following advice
40,000 beesmoved in
Two bee colonies found a new home, in a natural meadow on the großer Marchhof, a good 100 metres from the stadium.
Certification forwork and familiy
With Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH having been certified on 31 May, the official certification award ceremony took place on 25 June. As confirmation of their commitment, the employers received the certificate handed over by the patron Dr Franziska Giffey
New passageto Olympiapark
From today on the Olympiapark Berlin will open daily the Gutsmuthsweg for people and visitors.
Bayern beatsLeipzig in the final
FC Bayern Munich is the DFB-Pokal winner for the 19th time. In the 76th DFB-Pokal final, the team
Final complete:FC Bayern faces Frankfurt
The final match of this year’s DFB Pokal final has been confirmed: RB Leipzig against FC Bayern.
Open earlier,closed later
We are beginning to see the first signs of spring. Now that the clocks have gone forward, the days are getting longer.
Girls’ Day at theOlympiastadion Berlin
Together with Hertha BSC, a big tour of discovery was the order of the day – including a peek behind the scenes of the five-star stadium.
Phil Collinsat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Phil Collin – the British solo artist – will be on tour in Germany and will take place in the Olympiastadion Berlin on June, 7th 2019.
Rammsteinat the Olympiastadion Berlin
“Feuer frei!” Rammstein is on Europe Stadium Tour and plays at the Olympiastadion Berlin on June 22nd, 2019.
P!NK is onBeautiful Trauma tour
P!NK is on Beautiful Trauma World Tour and plays at the Olympiastadion Berlin on July 14th, 2019.
Increased Security Measures at the Lollapalooza Berlin. Please pay attention to the following advice from the organizer.
Restrictions duringB2Run 2018
Due the B2Run (16.08.2018) the visitor center will be closed at 3 p.m.. The Olympic square and the passage to the Olympic square will be closed from 15.08. (12:00 midday) to 17.08.2018 (12:00 midday).
Safety NotesEuropean Athletics
Increased Security Measures at the European Athletics Championships Berlin 2018. Please pay attention to the following advice from the organizer
The long Augustis here
In August the Olympiastadion Berlin will be open even longer: For all fans of sports and architecture the stadium opens from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m. in August.
Set-up European ChampionshipsGuides Tours only
Due the set up of the European Championships only guided tours till August 5th. No visitor program from August 6th to August 12th.
Safety NotesHelene Fischer
Increased Security Measures at the Helene Fischer concert. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer and Semmel concerts:
Increased Security Measures at the JAY-Z and BEYONCÉ concert. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer Live Nation.
Safety NotesRolling Stones Concert
Increased Security Measures at the Rolling Stones concert. Small clutch bags, approximately the size of a hand (11.45 cm by 15.25 cm maximum), with or without a handle or strap will be allowed into host venues.
Safety NotesGuns N' Roses concert
Increased Security Measures at the Guns N’ Roses concert. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer Live Nation Entertainment:. Please pay attention to the following advice from the concert organizer Live Nation Entertainment:
OLYMPIASTADION BERLIN& BERLIN STARS
From now on you can save a lot of money while sightseeing in Berlin: The Olympiastadion Berlin just became a member of the BERLIN STARS! BERLIN STARS? 17 of the most visited
Final complete:FC Bayern faces Frankfurt
The final match of this year’s DFB Pokal final has been confirmed: FC Bayern and Eintracht Frankfurt.
Lollapalooza BerlinLine-up and Site Map
The festival is almost here! The line-up for this year’s Lollapalooza Festival got announced! In addition to world-famous artists, such as The Weeknd, Kraftwerk 3D, Imagine Dragons, K.I.Z.
72,717 fans at the gameGermany vs. Brazil
The record champion Brazil beat Germany with 1-0 in the last international game before the cadre nomination for the World Cup in Russia. For the Germans, this was the first defeat after 22 undefeated games.
JAY-Z AND BEYONCÉat Olympiastadion Berlin
JAY-Z and BEYONCÉ are joining forces to announce the OTR II stadium tour 2018. On June 28th the OTR II Tour stops at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Timo Rohwedderconfirmed as CEO
Timo Rohwedder confirmed as CEO of the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH until September 30th, 2023.
The Rolling Stones"NO FILTER”-TOUR 2018
The Rolling Stones play the Olympiastadion Berlin on June 22, 2018.
Lollapalooza Berlinconfirms lineup
Lineup for Lollapalooza 2018 announced: The Weeknd, Kraftwerk 3D, Imagine Dragons, The National, (more)
Guns N' Roses are comingto the Olympiastadion Berlin
Guns N’ Roses are coming to Germany – and play the Olympiastadion Berlin on June 3, 2018.
New Opening HoursWinter Is Coming
The summertime has passed, fall is in its final throes and winter is at the ready. It gets cold and dark earlier. The visitor center in the Olympiastadion Berlin opens from now on from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lollapalooza 2018At Olympiastadion & in Olympiapark Berlin
On 8th & 9th September 2018, Lollapalooza Berlin will return to the capital city and will be taking place at Olympiastadion & Olympiapark Berlin.
Third Million Visitor in theOlympiastadion Berlin
Time to party in one of the major tourist attraction of Berlin. The visitor center of the Olympiastadion Berlin welcomes its third million tourist: Holger Gellink (47, on the right side of the picture) from Nordhorn is the millionman.
U2 carryBerlin away
Almost precisely eight years after their last stop in Berlin the time had come: U2 played the Olympiastadion Berlin. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic album “The Joshua Tree” the band and its front man Bono gave their one and only concert in Germany, which was completely sold out, in the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Safety NotesU2 concert
ncreased Security Measures at the U2 concert at the Olympiastadion Berlin, July 12nd 2017. Please pay attention to the following advice:
Ed Sheeran: Get yourHospitality-Tickets
As part of his grand stadium tour in Germany, Ed Sheeran plays the Olympiastadion Berlin on 19. July 2018.
Ed Sheeran playsOlympiastadion Berlin
As part of his grand stadium tour in Germany, Ed Sheeran plays the Olympiastadion Berlin on 19. July 2018.
Depeche Mode rockin’in the rain
Many people will keep the 22. June 2017 in mind for a long time, maybe even forever. It was an unforgettable night in the Olympiastadion Berlin when Depeche Mode constrained the crowd into goosebumps in the pouring rain.
Safety notesDepeche Mode concert
Increased Security Measures at the Depeche Mode concert at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Please pay attention to the following advice:
Bor. Dortmund winsGerman Cup Final 2017
Borussia Dortmund is the winner of the German Cup Final 2017. In the 74th German Cup Final the BVB won 2:1 against Eintracht Frankfurt.
IMEX17 with theOlympiastadion Berlin
The starting gun for the IMEX 2017 in Frankfurt am Main has been fired. This year the Olympiastadion Berlin has also been part of the prestigious trade show for tourism and events.
BVG goesOlympiastadion Berlin
To all Berlin visitors and stadium fans – check this out: From now on tickets for sightseeing and guided tours for the Olympiastadion Berlin can be bought at the Berlin Transport Authority (BVG) ticket counters and shops.
Book release ofOlympia in Berlin
On this Tuesday, in the Olympiastadion Berlin happened the presentation of the book: „Olympia in Berlin. Amateurfotografen sehen die Olympischen Spiele 1936“.
ISIC goesOlympiastadion Berlin
Attention students! ISIC card holders get a free multimedia guide with a value of 4,- EUR: Go on a journey through the history of the grounds in 75 or 100 minutes – with mobile devices from Samsung incl. headphones.
Spring is here:Extended opening hours
Spring is here and so are the longer opening hours. From April to October the visitor center opens daily from 9 am to 7 pm. (on non-event days).
Germany vs. BrazilIn the Olympiastadion Berlin
A stunning match is awaiting the fans in the World Cup year 2018: “die Mannschaft” receives Brazil on the 27th of March 2018 in the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Olympiastadion Berlingoes IMEX 2017
The Olympiastadion Berlin won this year’s IMEX Wild Card and attends for the first time the IMEX in Frankfurt.
Applying as officialstadium for the UEFA EURO 2024
The city of Berlin has announced its interest to the German Football Association (DFB) as host city for matches of the UEFA EURO 2024.
U2 are coming to theOlympiastadion Berlin
U2 will return to select stadiums this year with U2: The Joshua Tree Tour 2017, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the band’s classic album
Winter is coming:shorter opening hours from november
From November to March, our visitor center opens from 10AM to 4PM unless there are other events happening at the time.
Depeche Mode come to theOlympiastadion Berlin
In summer 2017, Depeche Mode come to the Olympiastadion Berlin as they go on their “Global Spirit Tour”.
ISTAF 2016: Track and field stars on the fastest track of the world
On the occasion of the 75th ISTAF, elite athletes from all over the world met in the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Pyronale 2016:the 11th fireworks championship
This year’s Pyronale made sure to, once again, deliver all kinds of spectacle into the night sky above Berlin.
Berlin’s Olympic heroesat the season opening of the Sportmetropole Berlin
At the opening of the upcoming season, the Sportmetropole Berlin initiative has honored jointly with the Governing Mayor Michael Müller and the Senator for the Interior and Sport, Frank Henkel, all of Berlin’s Olympic athletes.
“Pokémon Go”goes Olympiastadion Berlin
A hype overcomes the Olympiastadion Berlin. Football matches, the usual! Concerts, of course! But since a few days “Pokémon Go” is played on the big stage as well.
Bruce Springsteenrocks the Olympiastadion Berlin
“The Boss” took the stage, Bruce Springsteen is back in Berlin!
AOK-Kitajade 2016:totally booked for the first time!
The Olympiastadion Berlin was taken over by day-care children from Berlin
DFB president Grindelunveiled Buddy Bear and "Hallway of Fame"
The DFB cup final and the Olympiastadion Berlin – everything is simply marvellous!
Lease contract:Hertha BSC, Senate and the Olympiastadion Berlin reach agreement
Last Wednesday all participants were able to agree on all of the …
First weekend of April:Get on the world famous blue track of the Olympiastadion Berlin
The Olympiastadion Berlin starts into the peak …
New pitchat Olympiastadion Berlin
Hertha BSC and the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH have jointly decided to renew the pitch at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
This summer:Bruce Springsteen at the Olympiastadion Berlin
Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band are coming to Germany this summer during their “The River” World Tour with just two shows in Germany
Olympiastadion Berlinadvent calendar 2016
The last leaves have barely fallen off the Podbielski oak as the first signs of frost show on the pitch at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Increased safetyat the Olympiastadion Berlin
“Hertha BSC is taking the current situation very seriously and will – in close consultation with the security authorities, the police and the stadium staff – make additional provisions the game” said Thomas E. Herrich, member of the Board of Management of Hertha BSC.
Olympiastadion Berlinreceives next award
The IAKS-All-Time-Award honors sports facilities that are not only exceptional in their architectural design and operational structure but also lay their focus on sustainability and social aspects. All sports and leisure facilities are eligible for entry.
Coldplay at the Olympiastadion Berlinin June 2016
It is their first world tour since the Mylo Xyloto tour in 2011/2012, which was attended by more than three million fans on five continents.
NFL Gameat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Germany, next to England, could become the second location for NFL games outside of the United States in the near future. During the NFL owner’s meeting on October 7, 2015, the owners voted to expand the international series within the next ten years.
Culinary creations of future generations –Food-themed value weeks
The food-themed value weeks (“Wertewochen Lebensmittel”) focus on the up and coming generation of children and teenagers this year. Focal points are the joy of eating while also staying conscious of and handling of healthy foods.
B2Run –New record participation numbers
As usual, the Olympiastadion Berlin is the venue for the season finale and the place where the fastest runners in Germany meet after having qualified during one of the other eleven races throughout the country.
74th ISTAF:19 World Champions from Beijing to start in Berlin
Germany’s biggest athletics event has a varied program this year that can definitely hold its own in the international landscape of athletics meets.
Pyronalecelebrates 10th Anniversary
The teams not only fight for the approval of the up to 80.000 spectators but also for precious jury points en route to contending for the Fireworks-World-Championship.
Sustainable refuelingat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Today’s Hertha BSC home match against Werder Bremen marks the first time the eight charging stations are available to our guests.
Gretel Bergmann makes symbolic returnto the Olympiastadion Berlin
The large scale sculptures representing the athletes can be visited within…
Olympiastadion Berlin officially awarded statusas UEFA Elite Stadium
Just one week separated the German Cup Final and the UEFA Champions League Final at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Each event in and of its own would have been a challenge for the organizers and the stadium – this was double trouble so to speak.
Farbenspiel LIVE – Helene Fischerat the Olympiastadion Berlin in 2015
More than 110.000 spectators are expected to be in attendance in total on both days. Helene Fischer wants their fans to escape from their everyday-lives for a couple of hours and forget the daily grind.
Rock’n’Rollympics with the “Udonaut”at the Olympiastadion Berlin
Udo Lindenberg flew above the spectators’ heads on a small platform attached by wires in the stadium roof and landed on stage to the sounds of his hit “Odyssee”. He smiles and signs – an image for the history books.
Purchase VIP Tickets now:Germany vs. England live
Fans can look forward to a real treat. Jogi Löw and his team will face England on Easter Saturday (March 26, 2016) at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Rock or Bust:AC/DC back at the Olympiastadion Berlin
Everyone knows their hits such as “Highway to Hell” and “High Voltage”. Now, AC/DC are back in Berlin after their unforgettable show in June of 2010 during the Black Ice Tour. It is sure to be an evening filled with powerful chords and unique guitar solos by Angus Young.
New Recordfor AOK-Kitajade 2015
Thus, the stars from FC Barcelona and Juventus Turin do not shine in the spotlight now, but rather our youngest society members ages three to six.
Week of Football at the Olympiastadion Berlin
Borussia Dortmund vs. VfL Wolfsburg – the 72nd DFB Cup Final. The highlight of the national football season and the figurehead of the world’s largest sports association.
Olympiastadion Berlin becomes first venuewith goal-line technology Hawk-Eye in Germany
British based Hawk-Eye can look back on 14 years of experience, is…
Olympiastadion Berlin enters digital futurewith LTE
The high speed cellular data upgrade was especially designed for the stadium and is being mounted by Telekom technicians in the coming days.
Roof cleaning for the season finalat Olympiastadion Berlin
As the season finale in 2015 is coming, the Olympiastadion Berlin is currently proceeding a complete roof cleaning.
Hallway of Fameat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Do you remember how the shirt of Hertha BSC from the 97/98 season looks like or in which jersey the team celebrated victories against Chelsea and AC Milan in the Champions League in 99/00? Since the 5th of April 2015 you can go on a journey into the catacombs of the Olympiastadion Berlin and revel through the history of Hertha BSC.
Integration Initiativeat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Starting with special announcements and the kick off to a nationwide campaign this weekend, the German Football Association will promote peaceful coexistence in our society.
Hamburg is Germany’s candidate cityfor Olympia
The executive committee felt Hamburg was best suited to enter the competition for Germany. The recommendation is not the DOSB’s official final decision, however, the official announcement – set to take place on March 21, 2015 at the DOSB General Assembly in the Frankfurter Paulskirche – is considered a formality.
New lawnat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Hertha BSC and the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH have jointly decided to renew the lawn at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Sales launchfor UEFA Champions League final tickets
From thursday, 5th of march 2015, 12 pm. on, the sales launch for UEFA Champions League Final tickets at Olympiastadion Berlin starts.
Symbolic lighting of the flameat the Olympiastadion Berlin
In the presence of the former Hertha BSC professionals Zecke Neuendorf and Levan Kobiashvilli and many players from the U8 to U15 Hertha BSC teams – the future of the capital’s club – 500 “We want the games” – balloons were sent into the sky.
Olympiastadion Berlinwins Meeting Experts Green Award 2015
Yesterday evening in Frankfurt am Main the Olympiastadion Berlin was awarded with the 1st place in the category Energy Management / Conservation of Resources of the Meeting Experts Green Award by the GCB German Convention Bureau e.V. and the European Association of Event Centers e.V. (EVVC). An independent jury emphasized the effective and efficient energy management of the Olympiastadion Berlin.
WeWant the Games
This morning at 7 a.m. a big light installation at the Brandenburg Gate gave the starting signal to the Olympic and Paralympic weeks.
Klaus Wowereitawarded golden football
Berlin’s former governing mayor receives the highest distinction of Berlin’s largest sports association for his lasting social commitment to sports in Germany’s capital.
Merry Christmas 2014from the Olympiastadion Berlin
An exciting year with DFB Cup Finale, Mario Barth, AOK-Kitajade, ISTAF, Pyronale, and the opening of DFB-Pokal Wall & Walk of Fame lies behind us.
"Rock or Bust World Tour" -AC/DC live at Olympiastadion Berlin
AC/DC, the legendary rock band from Australia, comes back to the Olympiastadion Berlin after their unforgettable concert in 2010. The band will rock the stage on 25 June 2015 with their “Rock or Bust World Tour.”
Berlin’s top-class sportssupport bid for the Olympics
Representatives of the Sports Metropolis Berlin, among them the Olympiastadion Berlin, support Berlin’s bid for the Olympics: Sports clubs, event organizers, big sports venues, sports and state institutions, and economic organizations promote Berlin’s bid for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024 or 2028.
Mario Barthunveils his world record Buddy Bär
On 7 and 8 June 2014, the comedian Mario Barth fascinated 116,498 people with his show “Männer sind schuld, sagen die Frauen” (Women say it’s men’s fault) at Olympiastadion Berlin. This number even exceeds Barth’s own record of 2011 by 46,000 people.
Peter von Löbbecke is interim CEOof Olympiastadion Berlin
The supervisory board of the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH has announced today that Peter von Löbbecke will assume the office of interim CEO of the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH, effective immediately.
Athletes sign declarationfor fair sports
Today, Heiko Maas, Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection, presented the bill against doping in sports to the public at Olympiastadion Berlin. The bill includes, for example, the possibility of a prison sentence for the purchase and possession of doping substances for oneself.
25th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall: We take a look backWe take a look back
9 November 1989: In the evening, VfB Stuttgart plays against FC Bayern München in the round of the last 16 of the DFB-Pokal and wins 3-0. To this day, this has been Stuttgart’s only victory against Bayern in the DFB-Pokal.
Additional tickets available for top gamesagainst Bayern and Dortmund
An additional stand will once again be constructed at the Marathon gate,…
Helene Fischerannounces additional concert on July 5, 2015
Helene Fischer Fans are happy: The German country music singer has announced an additional concert in Berlin.
Olympiastadion Berlin winsLocation Award 2014
The Location Award is the most important distinction of quality for Germany’s best venues. An eleven-person expert jury selected the Olympiastadion as outstanding event location.
Meet Berlin –We’re in! Are you?
Site of history and records. The highly modern and unique premises of the Olympiastadion Berlin serve as inspiration for extraordinary events. All in all, 76 rooms are at your disposal.
Berlin spart Energie –Climate-neutral Olympiastadion Berlin 2020
On Wednesday, 8 October 2014, interested visitors can learn about the ecological and sustainable world of the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Our tour guidesat Olympiastadion Berlin
The team of tour guides at the Olympiastadion Berlin is a group of scholars of the humanities, art history, and architecture, and one fitness coach is also part of the team.
Italy crowned World Champions of Fireworksduring Pyronale 2014
For the past nine years, the best pyrotechnics teams from across the globe have come to the Maifeld at the Olympiastadion Berlin in order to determine the best of the best.
2,000 Daycare Kidson the blue World Record Track
Early in the morning, the starting signal rang through the Olympiastadion Berlin for the AOK-Kitajade 2014. The blue World Record track at the Olympiastadion was in constant use from then on.
Berlin, Berlin,we are running to the Olympiastadion Berlin
During the 2014 season of the German “company running series”, about 100,000 participants from more than 5,000 companies have run the German streets and into Germany’s stadia.
Ready, Set, Go!The ISTAF 2014 at the Olympiastadion Berlin
The starting signal for the 73rd edition of the ISTAF Berlin will sound at 1:30 pm on Sunday at the Olympiastadion Berlin, when 160 world-class athletes will compete in the shot put, long jump, pole vault, discus, hammer throw and many different running events. 50,000 spectators will cheer the athletes on.
Hertha BSC kicks off 2014/2015 Bundesliga seasonat Olympiastadion Berlin
After an exciting football-filled summer that ended with the fourth…
Happy Birthdaynew Olympiastadion Berlin
Legendary moments in football history, World Records on the blue running track, unforgettable concerts with the greatest rock and pop stars in the world, a holy mass with Pope Bendict XVI. and much more has taken place at the Olympiastadion Berlin since the doors reopened in 2004.
Heidi Hetzerdrives around the world
Heidi Hetzer will follow in the footsteps and attempt to rediscover tracks left by Clärenore Stinnes, who was reportedly the first person ever to attempt a tour around the globe in a car from 1927 until 1929.
Udo Lindenberg live at the Olympiastadion Berlinin July 2015
He took flight in Leipzig two weekends ago and once again hovered above the 100.000 fans inside the stadium in his astronaut suit into the night sky! However, that was not the end of the “panic mission”!
Berlin’s largest sandpit –Olympiastadion Berlin receives new pitch
The Olympiastadion Berlin is receiving a new pitch for the upcoming Bundesliga football season. On June 24, 2014, the German Football League (DFL) will publish the new season’s match fixtures, determining which team will be the first to play against Hertha BSC on the newly laid pitch.
The “AOK-Kitajade” 2014at the Olympiastadion Berlin
The AOK-Kitajade is, however, not about breaking records or winning championships as would be usual business at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
One yearuntil the Champions League Final
One year from today, the most important competition in European club football will come to a close with the UEFA Champions League Final on June 6, 2015 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Photoshooting with eleven friendsat the Olympiastadion Berlin
In May 2014 the dream of Michael, a huge Hertha BSC Fan, came true. Last December he participated in our Advent Calendar Contest and won an exclusive fotoshooting with his friends on the center point of the pitch in the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Berlin orchestra football tournamentat the Olympiastadion Berlin
The most artistic football tournament in the Olympiastadion Berlin. The Konzerthaus Berlin will host the legendary football tournament of the berlin orchestra on the 26th of May 2014 in the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Olympiastadion Berlin inaugurates “Walk of Fame” and “Wall of Fame”
On Friday May 16, 2014 the DFB Cup “Walk of Fame” and “Wall of Fame” were in the spotlight during a press conference at the Olympiastadion Berlin, one day before the 2014 DFB Cup Final.
Contract extension for the rentalof German stadiums
The German Football Association (DFB) and the Association of German stadium operators (VDS) have signed a framework contract for the rental of German stadiums for the DFB during National Team matches.
Virtual “Bundesliga” –The finale of the championship
The virtual Bundesliga finale at the Olympiastadion Berlin: 80 FIFA players unified in one goal: succeeding the reigning virtual German Champion Kevin Assia.
BIG 25 2014 –fourth-fastest time ever for the 25 km run
On Sunday, May 4, 2014, the 34th edition of the BIG 25 took place in Berlin. 11.050 participants made up the field of professional athletes and amateur running enthusiasts, ignoring the less than ideal weather conditions during this year’s run.
DFB Cup on displayat the Olympiastadion Berlin
The German Football Association (DFB) is donating a replica of the DFB Cup and thereby recognizes the long-term partnership between the DFB and the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Now available in the app stores –The Olympiastadion Berlin app
The Olympiastadion Berlin is taking another step into the digital age.
All smartphone users can now…
Olympiastadion Berlinsupports BigShoe initiative
BigShoe is back on the ball. The initiative with their symbolic BigShoe celebrated their official kick-off event on Friday, April 4 at the Olympiastadion Berlin in light of the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
The multifunctional app offers a multimedia-based and personal experience of the 75-year-history of the Olympiastadion Berlin and the Olympiapark Berlin through 13 different stations throughout the grounds. Through the symbiosis of audio and video files as well as 200 selected historical photographs, you can delve into the stadium’s history:
Helene Fischer to playat the Olympiastadion Berlin in 2015
No question, Helene Fischer currently is the most successful live artist in Germany. To no surprise, the 300.000 tickets available to her arena tour ‘Farbenspiel – LIVE’ in the fall of 2014 were sold out within a few weeks.
Initiative Sprungbrett Zukunft –Sport und Karriere
By participating in the Sports Aid initiative “Sprungbrett Zukunft – Sport und Karriere” the Olympiastadion Berlin will make significant contributions to improve the prospects of personal growth for Germany’s best athletes.
eat! Berlin in the Cooking Clubby Olympiastadion Berlin
On February 26, 2014 actress Marion Kracht – a vegetarian by conviction – and star chef Sebastian Frank will rattle the pots and pans for a vegetarian cooking class at the Cooking Club by Olympiastadion Berlin during the eat! Berlin festival.
Valentine's Day Specialin the Olympiastadion Berlin
To the famous day of LOVE the Olympiastadion Berlin organizes a Valentine’s Special for our visitors.
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New world record attemptof Mario Barth
If you already have secured your tickets for the event on 7th or 8th June 2014 starting at 7.30pm, there is now the opportunity to register for your own personal world record certificate! How Mario Barth would say – A promise is a promise!
Daughter of Jesse Owensvisits the Olympic Stadium Berlin
On the occasion of the 64th Berlinale International Film Festival, Germany’s capital Berlin rolled out the red carpets. A large number of high-profile celebrities from Hollywood attended the opening gala at Potsdamer Platz.
Additional tickets for the gamesagainst Munich and Dortmund!
We are happy to announce the construction of an additional stand at the Marathon Gate that will expand the capacity for the two top matches of the Bundesliga season against FC Bayern Munich (25.03.14, 8 pm.) and Borussia Dortmund (10.5.14, 4.30 pm).
BFV honors Klaus Boegerwith the "Golden Football"
On 17th of January 2014, the President of the Berlin Sports Federation, Klaus Boeger, received the “Golden Football” – as part of the BFV – New Year’s reception – at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Sports Gaming Summit moves to Berlinmoves to Berlin
The Olympiastadion Berlin will be the first-time host for the SPONSORs Sports Gaming Summit on March 31, 2014.
Scoreless matchat the Olympiastadion
Both teams were trying hard to score goals, but neither managed to. Hertha BSC and FC Augsburg played to a scoreless draw at the Olympiastadion Berlin, generating several attempts on goal, but unable to score.
24 lucky daysduring advent season
The Olympiastadion Berlin advent calendar has something in store for everyone. Daily prizes await. Just open the wicket and enter for a chance to win!
Mario Barth gets punkedby the candid camera
Usually screwing a celebrity for the TV-show “Verstehen Sie Spaß?” takes an hour to film. With Mario Barth it was different.
Hertha gift Leverkusenthree points
Hertha BSC dominated many facets of the match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen, including time of possession and chances at goal, but in the end, not scoring a goal came around to haunt them, losing their home match.
VIP-tickets for the game Hertha BSC vs. FC Bayern MünchenHertha BSC vs. FC Bayern München
t only took a few hours to sell out the Hertha game against Bayern München…
Mario Barthaccomplishes first record stage
Assembling 100.000 fans within 24 hours at the Olympiastadion Berlin is not an easy challenge. But Mario Barth is on the best way to be successful since the infield tickets for the first day are already sold out.
European Athletics Championships 2018at the Olympiastadion Berlin
being the host of the games had caused great joy in the city and raised positive comments without…
Four minutes additional time did not help Hertha to equalize the game against Schalke 04. On the contrary: Literally within the last minute the white-blue Berliner conceded the second goal which lead to the 0:2 final result.
Mourningof Hans-Jürgen Bartsch
The Deutsche Olympische Gesellschaft Landesverband Berlin e.V. (DOG Berlin) is mourning of its long-term president and honorary chairman Hans-Jürgen Bartsch who died on the 11th of November 2013 after a serious illness at the age of 72.
Congress for expertsin high-performance sports
The motto of the 10th symposium was „Sporting accidents are not a destiny”. For that matter the focus was sharpened on the prevention and the rehabilitation of these accidents.
Cooking Clubon TV
Those who wish to get a glimpse of the Cooking Club at the Olympiastadion Berlin, should tune in to rbb television on October 30, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. Corinna Fröschke will report on a cooking class during which architects experienced what it means to cook and savor at a high level.
The smallestlargest concert
Three young musicians’ performance in front of an audience of just ten fans at the Olympiastadion Berlin was the “smallest, largest concert” – and is worthy of consideration for a mention in the book of World Records.
Opponents on the field,partners in event organization
The Association of German stadium operators (VdS) has launched a new marketing campaign aiming to inform the public that stadiums are more than sports and football facilities, but also can be used for conferences and as event locations.
Conductorin the kitchen
Star chef Tim Raue stood at the stove and celebrated every step of meal preparation like a conductor the overture to an exciting concert. The four-course dinner that was served ranged from green asparagus with samlet caviar to cooked cucumbers with tarragon, Königsberger Klopse (meatballs) with mashed potatos and an apple-beetroot-salad to bee sting cake with apricots.
A truly specialchristmas party
Change it up this year! Pass on the obligatory goose dinner and indulge in a truly special event for you and your guests: A christmas party at the Olympiastadion Berlin Cooking Club.
Charmingwith an edged blade
More than 200 men listened closely as Fencing Olympic Champion Britta Heidemann spoke about winning and losing and how she motivated herself after defeats and setbacks.
TV Tipfor German Reunification Day
City planners call historic buildings from Third Reich times as “diabolic buildings “. Many of them have been forgotten and are in decay because they are hidden from the public eye like bunkers. Others, such as the Olympiastadion Berlin, are much more present to the people, as the German television station ZDF will show in its documentary on October 3, 2013 at 1 p.m.
10.000 participants in 2013"breakfast run"
Traditionally, the “breakfast run” took place the day before the 40th Berlin Marathon, and 10,000 participants found their way from the Charlottenburg castle to the Olympiastadion Berlin on the six kilometer course in foggy conditions.
Hertha unleashes in second halfto win 3:1
Heinz Müller was beat thrice as Hertha scored three goals in the second half to beat FSV Mainz 05. The final score read 3:1 and the three points will remain in Berlin.
Super Saturdaywith two events
The day before the world famous Berlin Marathon is traditionally reserved for a fun running event, taking runners from the Charlottenburg castle to the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Vintage car rallyestarts
It is the sixth time the Hamburg-Berlin-Klassik takes place – one of the most beautiful rallyes for vintage cars. 180 vehicles have been registered for the even. The participants come from Germany but also from many other countries, where poeple seem to enjoy restoring vintage cars.
Hertha betterbut defeated
However, Hertha BSC was the better team. Dominating the first half, almost rolling over the opposition. Football can be cruel though. Too often, not scoring a goal leads to conceeding one on the other end. The guests from Stuttgart were able to adjust and find Hertha’s weakness in defense.
Rememberinga star athlete
Jesse Owens would have celebrated his 100th birthday today. The American athlete won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games, but his legacy goes far beyond.
DFB chooses Munich as Germany's potential hostfor EURO 2020
The German Football Association (DFB) has chosen Munich to represent Germany as a potential host for the UEFA EURO 2020. The decision was made today by the DFB board.
Concert cancelled: Bon Jovi not playingat Olympiastadion Berlin
The organizer for the Bon Jovi concert has cancelled the show at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Instead, the concert will take place at the Waldbühne, next to the Olympiastadion. The American Rock band’s event is still scheduled for 6.00 p.m. on June 18, 2013.
Depeche Mode are playingat the Olympiastadion Berlin in 2013
Depeche Mode, the most subversive electronic pop band, present their most ambitious live event with their 2013 World Tour. Experience Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher live on June 9, 2013 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
After a 4:0-leadjust a draw againt sweden
The German national team has missed the perfect start to the qualifying for the World Cup 2014 in Brazil. Against Sweden the team already led 4:0, but in the end it was just a 4-4 (3-0). It was the first time in the 868th match in DFB-history that a German team has given away a four-goal lead.
Bell Tower ringswith Big Ben
The Olympic Summer Games of 2012 will be opened in London this evening. Before the start of the Games, an event that spread far from just the city limits of London took place this morning. At 8.12 London time, all bells of towers and churches in Great Britain rung until 8.15 to signal the start of the Games of the XXX. Olympiad.
Large demand -Stadium tours in August very popular
Peak season at the Olympiastadion Berlin – the Five-Star-Stadium is one of the main tourist attractions of Germany’s capital and counts up to 300.000 visitors every year. Tourist come to see and take tours of the Stadium, Olympiapark and the breathtaking view from the bell tower.
Joachim E. Thomas remains chairmanof the board of the Association of German Stadium Operators
The members of the Association of German…
Bruce Springsteenrocked in front of 58.000 fans
On Wednesday evening Bruce Springsteen performed in the Olympiastadion Berlin and showed once again with how much passion and stage presence he, the Boss, as his fans like to call him, has been standing on the stages of this world for almost 40 years now.
Olympiastadion Berlin –the place for world records
On the 6th May 2012 there was yet another world record to celebrate. Dennis Kimetto stormed to a world record at the 32. BIG 25 Berlin: Kenya’s 28 year-old newcomer crossed the finish line of the traditional 25 km race in 1:11:18. Therefore, Kimetto established the seventh world record in the BIG 25 for that distance.
New turffor the Olympiastadion Berlin
Beautiful weather in Berlin. The sun was barely up and the first trucks rolled into the Olympiastadion Berlin. Their cargo: 8000 m² freshly cut turf. On Monday, the old turf was scraped off the infield and the area was smoothed for the new turf.
Bitter defeat against "Red Devils"from Kaiserslautern
Hertha suffered a bitter matchday 32 defeat at home to already-relegated Kaiserslautern in front of 51.461 at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on Saturday afternoon (21.04.12). The capital city side buckled under the enormous pressure of the relegation threat, going down 1-2 to the only team worse than themselves in the top flight.
Stadium roofspring cleaning
The imposing yet seemingly delicate roof at the Olympiastadion Berlin “hovers” 40 meters above the playing field. Designed by the architectural office of von Gerkan, Marg and Partner from Hamburg, the roof is one of the distinctive recognition features of the Olympiastadion Berlin – currently it is being cleaned.
Hertha BSC loses 1:2against SC Freiburg
Hertha’s hopes of avoiding relegation to division two took a severe blow on Tuesday night. The capital city side lost 1-2 at home to SC Freiburg on matchday 29. The latest loss leaves coach Otto Rehhagel and his side rooted to second bottom place in the Bundesliga table, with only four matches left to play in the season.
State visitin the Olympiastadion Berlin
State visit in the Olympiastadion Berlin. The visit of the Polish Minister of the Interior, Jacek Cichocki, was strictly planned. Accompanied by a police motorcycle escort, the minister entered the Olympiastadion Berlin through the Osttor at 1 pm sharp.
Sascha sprays the field markingsonto the holy green
Today, the Berliner Rundfunk realised an extraordinary dream of one of its loyal listeners. Sascha Förster from Berlin was the lucky winner. He was the first “ordinary person” ever who was allowed to mark the penalty spot and the lines for the corner kick as well as the kick-off for the upcoming match of Hertha BSC against Bayern München (17.03.2012).
The Olympiastadion Berlinat the ITB 2012
168.000 visitors experienced the amazing atmosphere of the ITB Berlin 2012. Even the capital presented itself to the guests from all over the world. Right in the middle of everything: The Olympiastadion Berlin. As one of the “Berliner Highlights”, an association of dedicated tourism providers of the capital, the Olympiastadion Berlin was present with its own stand.
Rolling Stones DO NOT performin the Olympiastadion Berlin
Against the offers of various ticket suppliers, which promoted tickets for a Rolling Stones concert in the Olympiastadion Berlin in September 2012, we hereby correct: The Rolling Stones DO NOT perform in the Olypiastadion Berlin in September 2012.
Hertha scoredagainst Werder Bremen
Rehhagel rang the changes following his side’s drab performance in their 0-3 defeat away to fellow strugglers FC Augsburg last time out. Christian Lell returned from injury, while Christoph Janker ( playing with a mask) moved into central defence.
DFL schedules the datesof the last matches
The DFL scheduled the last matches of the current Bundesliga season 2011/12. Nine out of ten Hertha BSC matches are held on a Saturday; only one match is fixed for a Tuesday. The team of coach Otto Rehagel has five more home matches in the Olympiastadion Berlin left and therefore the following rest program applies:
Hertha BSC lostagainst Hamburger SV
After losing 0-2 in Nürnberg last time out, Hertha lost again on matchday 19. This time they went down 1-2 to HSV, in front of 49,168 at the Olympic stadium in Berlin. It was the second straight defeat for new coach Michael Skibbe.
Hertha lose 0:1to Borussia Dortmund
Hertha played their 1000th Bundesliga game at home to reigning Bundesliga champions Borussia Dortmund on Saturday afternoon (18.02). The history books will confirm that Dortmund won 1-0 through a well-taken goal by Großkreutz on 66 minutes.
Hertha BSCout of DFB CUP
A battling performance by brave Hertha was sadly not enough to see them through to the semi-finals of the DFB Cup on Wednesday night. The capital city side were beaten 2-0, by two extra time goals by Borussia Mönchengladbach in front of 47.465 at the freezing Olympic stadium in Berlin.
Hertha BSClost again
Despite being the better side for long periods of the game, Hertha lost their third straight game since the winter break on Saturday afternoon. Coach Michael Skibbe’s men unluckily lost 0-1 to Hannover 96, for whom it was the first away win since August of last year
Hertha BSC lostagainst Hamburger SV
After losing 0-2 in Nürnberg last time out, Hertha lost again on matchday 19. This time they went down 1-2 to HSV, in front of 49,168 at the Olympic stadium in Berlin. It was the second straight defeat for new coach Michael Skibbe. While HSV are on 22 points in 12th spot in the Bundesliga table, the capital city side are now in 14th place, just two points and places above the drop zone.Hertha coach Michael Skibbe made two changes to his side which lost in Nürnberg last weekend
World Cup Qualifier against Swedenat the Olympiastadion
The German National Team returns to the Olympiastadion Berlin. On October 16, 2012 the DFB Team takes on Sweden in a 2014 Official World Cup Qualifying match, declared the executive commitee of the German Football Association (DFB).
Advent calendar 2011available at the visitor centre
The advent calendar by Berlin sports metropolis starts out with prizes totalling more than 10.000 euro. The calendar, created by Berlin sports metropolis, the association of all of Berlins top sports clubs, is a limited edition. Only 5.000 calendars are available at a price of 5 euro per piece. The calendar is now available at the Olympiastadion Berlin visitor centre, at all partner clubs of the Berlin sports metropolis or online at www.berlinsportmetropole.de.
Turbulant drawat the Olympiastadion Berlin
lead and had to settle for a point. Pierre Michel Lasogga’s brace against his former club and an own goal by Bayer’s Toprak, were cancelled out by a hattrick by Eren Derdiyok. Lasogga’s second goal was an equaliser on 82 minutes.
Bruce Springsteenis coming to Berlin
His concerts are seen among the best in rock music. During these giant concerts, Bruce Springsteens genius, passion and credibility combine with the charisma of the E-Street Band to form a unique feeling of euphoria among the spectators. Springsteen and the band have formed an unsurpassed live concert experience that has moved and enthused fans around the world for more than four decades. During the summer of 2012, Bruce Springsteen and the E-Street Band are coming to Germany and Austria. On May 30, 2012, the band that has been called the best live act ever will play at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
DFL announce Bundesliga rounds15 to 21 details
The German Football League (DFL) has announced the details for Bundesliga rounds 15 to 21. Hertha BSC will play Saturdays at 3.30 p.m. six times and once on Friday night at 8.30 p.m.
Tagesspiegel discussionat the bell tower
The Tagesspiegel discussions of the anniversary series “75 years Olympiastadion Berlin – 75 years Olympic Games Berlin” took place for the third time this past thursday. A panel of experts disussed the topic “Olympics ´36 – The other side of the medals” that was moderated by Friedhard Teuffel.
Future of the Olympiapark Berlin -an idea is presented
Hertha BSC chairman of the board Bernd Schiphorst initiated a meeting of experts including the State Secretary of the Interior and Sports, Thomas Härtel, the CEO of the Olympiastadion Berlin Joachim E. Thomas, and stadium architect Jochen Köhn that presented ideas and usage concepts of the Olympiapark Berlin premises. The study “Future of the Olympiapark Berlin” was presented during a Tagesspiegel discussion round at the club house at the Olympiapark. Tagesspiegel editor in chief Stephan-Andreas Casdorff moderated the discussion.
11.000 participantsduring the "breakfast run"
Running and a breakfast afterwards: The traditional “breakfast run” on Saturday morning before the Berlin marathon from the city castle in Charlottenburg to the Olympiastadion Berlin (about 6 km) saw about 11.000 runners participate. The runners ran as a group and arrived on the blue track at the Olympiastadion Berlin in just about a half an hour.
Hertha drawsFC Augsburg 2:2
Last season’s promoted sides from the second division locked horns in the top flight again on Saturday afternoon. Hertha (division two champions) entertained fellow promotees FC Augsburg in a Bundesliga round six encounter, watched by 48,385 at the Olympic stadium in Berlin. Hertha came from behind with two second half goals by Lell and Torun after Augsburg had taken a 20th minute lead. Augsburg then capitalised on a defensive mix up to equalise through Callsen-Bracker on 64 minutes.
7.000 participantsat the
Yesterday evening, the third edition of the B2RUN Berlin, the finale of the German company running series took place at teh Olympiastadion Berlin. More than 7.000 runners from about 450 companies registered for this year’s run. Runners included former Boxing World Champion Henry Maske, Handball national team goalkeeper Silvio Heinvetter and SAT.1 commentator Simone Panteleit. All three were ambassadors of the German company running series and started to honor the commitment of the participating companies to health promotion.
Usually, the stage for a major event at the Olympiastadion Berlin is constructed several meters in front of the marathon gate. For the mass that Pope Benedict XVI. will celebrate at the Olympiastadion Berlin on September 22, 2011, the usual stage position does not apply. The main altar is the focal point for the celebration of the Eucharist and is currently being built by about a dozen construction workers directly on the marathon gate stairs.
70th edition of the ISTAFexcites 51.812 spectators
World Championships in Daegu faced off at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Four competition records and three German wins resulted from 10 World Champions and four World Record holders competing.
"Wall Of Fame" presentedat the Olympiastadion Berlin
The Olympiastadion Berlin has another tourist attraction. On Friday afternoon, the “Wall of Fame” was presented. Working with the project “New Faces – Culture on the Road” of the Berlin Archiv der Jugendkulturen e.V., the three Berlin artists David Kammerer, Martin Gegenheimer and Lukas Marmor designed a timeline that outlines the history of the Olympic venue in one of the most modern forms of art: a graffiti!
Visitor Centreofficially opened
At 12.30 p.m. it was time clock. Chairman and CEO of the Olympic Stadium in Berlin GmbH, Secretary of State Thomas Härtel, and Joachim E. Thomas, along with architect Kemal Akay cut the red ribbon and inaugurated the modernized, completely redesigned visitor center, a ceremony. In preparation for opening the two stood side by representatives of the Olympic Stadium in Berlin Anja Baumann of the Berlin advertising agency Runze & Casper and Manfred Uhlitz, operator of the Glockenturm on the podium for journalists to answer questions. The press conference was moderated by Christopher Meyer, who was able to welcome in his capacity as spokesman for the Olympic Stadium in Berlin as well as an extremely gracious host other weather gods.
Mario Barth stages Tour Finalein Berlin
Next Stop: Olympiastadion Berlin! According to plan, a typical Berlin U-Bahn train crosses the stage that is made to look like the U-Bahn station Schlesisches Tor. After the train comes to stop, just one passenger emerges: mario Barth!
The Berlin native and comedian is about to start his last show of the four stadium tour stops of his current program “Männer sind peinlich – Frauen manchmal auch!”.
Mario Barth Tour finaleat the Olympiastadion sold out
After three sold out stadium shows at the Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt, the Veltins Arena in Schalke and the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig with close to 140.000 fans in attendance, Germanys most successful comedian celebrates his grand tour finale on July 16, 2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin. And once again, all tickets are gone. About 70.000 spectators will be in attendance when Mario Barth presents his live program „Männer sind peinlich, Frauen manchmal auch!“ at the Olympiastadion.
Mario Barth is coming -set up begins
Mario Barth returns to the Olympiastadion Berlin. Three years after his world record performance, the Berlin native returns to the Olympiastadion Berlin with his current program “Männer sind peinlich, Frauen manchmal auch!“.
World Culture Festivalbegins
The World Culture Festival takes place as part of the 30th anniversary of the „Art of Living“ Foundation. Participants from more than 150 countries will be part of this unique event to display the amazing different cultures of the world as they are united at the Olympiastadion Berlin. All of them will take home unequaled experiences.
The FIFA Women's World Cupbegins
A Summer Fairy Tale 2011 – reloaded! Kick-off to the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 is only a few hours away. Germany will face Team Canada at 6 p.m. at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Before the official start to the tournament, there is plenty to see and do around the stadium and on the Olympischer Platz, where several thousand fans have already gathered on a sunny Sunday afternoon to celebrate the start of the cup.
Impressive opening ceremony startsFIFA Women's World Cup
The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 has started. The opening ceremony at the Olympiastadion Berlin was held in front of a capacity crowd of 73.680 spectators. Students from Berlin’s schools represented the different nations that are participating in the tournament by wearing the respective jerseys. It was a colorful celebration in light of the World Cup opener.
DFB team beats Canada 2:1to open World Cup play
In front of the European record crowd of 73.680 spectators, the German Women’s national team successfully started in World Cup play. Thanks to great one-on-one play and exact passing game, the German team was able to secure a 2:1 victory over Team Canada. Team Germany pressed for the first goal of the match, and after just 10 minutes, the goal would come. Babett Peter crossed the ball from the left flank perfectly and Kerstin Garefrekes had no trouble converting on a header to beat Canadian goalkeeper Erin Mcleod for the 1:0 lead for Team Germany!
DFL publishes match schedulefor 2011/2012 season
The German Football League (DFL – Deutsche Fußball Liga) has published the match schedule for the upcoming Bundesliga season today. Hertha BSC will welcome the 1. FC Nürnberg for the first match of the season at the Olympiastadion Berlin on the weekend of August 6 & 7, 2011. The exact match times are yet to be determined and will be published a few weeks ahead of the matches by the DFL.
Olympiastadion Berlinreceives ecoprofit certificate
In the Berlin offices of the representation of the state of Baden Württemberg, all FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 stadia were awarded a certificate as part of the environmental campaign Green Goal. The certificate was awarded by Claudia Roth, who, next to her job as national chairwoman of the Green party Bündnis 90/Die Grünen, also is the chairwoman of the environmental advisory board of Green Goal 2011.
Team Canadaarrives in Berlin
One week until the opening match of the first FIFA Women’s World Cup in Germany. On June 26, 2011, the German national team coached by Sylvia Neid will meet the Canadian national team at the Olympiastadion Berlin for the opening match. The team from up north landed at Tegel Airport in Berlin on Sunday afternoon.
Berlin Partnersets World Cup mood
In addition to these mobile advertising spaces, there are 1.750 posters carrying the host city image spread throughout the city, on U-Bahn platforms and at BVG concourses.
Beyond that, participants and visitors of the World Cup are being greeted by host city flags around Berlin since June 20, 2011. All in all, about 1.000 flags are flying from light poles, and more flags fly at all big squares and on important city streets.
Pope Benedict XVI. celebrates massat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Joachim E. Thomas, Chief Executive Officer of the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH, is excited about the choice of location for the holy mass: “The infrastructure that is already in place here for major events, the superb connection to the short-range public transportation, the possibility of seating 70.000 people underneath a roof and offer everyone a great view of the Holy Father – these are all powerful arguments that speak for the Olympiastadion Berlin.”
Herbert Grönemeyer enthuses 55.000 fansat the Olympiastadion
55.000 fans celebrated a terrific concert evening with Herbert Grönemeyer at the Olympiastadion Berlin. His „Schiffsverkehr“ Tour stop was accompanied by beautiful weather and Grönemeyer started the evening off rocking with his new single that also bears the name „Schiffsverkehr“. Many classic Grönemeyer hits followed and the spectators were able to sing along and party to „Was soll das“, „Männer“ and „Alkohol“. The new album was also very much integrated into the show and Grönemeyer played a good number of new songs.
Herbert Grönemeyer is coming -set up begins!
Schiffsverkehr! That is the title of Herbert Grönemeyers new album. The title translates to “shipping traffic”. The musician from Bochum will present the new album to his fans at the Olympiastadion Berlin this coming Sunday. There is no shipping traffic, but lots of work traffic happening at the stadium for the upcoming concert.
US Cars shoneat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Polished chrome rims shone in the sun and deep, rich motor sounds filled the air during the Street Mag Show at the Olympiastadion Berlin this past weekend. Many people from in and around Berlin came to see mostly historic automobiles from across the pond. The event organizers of the Street Mag Show had invited car owners from all across Europe to the capital for the first time in nine years.
2.000 tickets for the opening matchof the Women's World Cup
2.000 tickets are still available for the opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 on June 26, 2011 between Germany and Canada. 3.000 tickets are available for the final in Frankfurt and 4.000 tickets are still to be had for the semi-final in Frankfurt as well.
Warm upfor the Street Mag Show
Classic cars of the American automobile history from the 30s to the 70s form an honor guard for and during the Street Mag Shows. Legendary Cadillacs, refurbished Chevys and Corvettes, beautifully refined Buicks, tuned Hot Rods and pimped vans as well as many more rare makes and models are on display and will surely let any fan’s heart skip a beat.
FC Schalke 04 winsthe DFB Cup Final
0:5 the final score read, as Duisburg was sent back home from the capital to the Ruhr area of western Germany, the place both teams call home. For the fifth time, the coveted trophy will remain in Gelsenkirchen for the year.
The chapel at the Olympiastadion Berlincelebrates its fifth anniversary
„The history of the chapel is a success story and the success will develop further“, emphasizes prelate Bernhard Felmberg, sports commissioner of the protestant church in Berlin-Brandenburg -schlesische Oberlausitz (EKBO) and the protestant church in German (EKD), who ministers the chapel along with his catholic colleague.
One day until the Ruhrpott Derbyat the Olympiastadion Berlin
Today was the first encounter for both finalists at the Olympiastadion Berlin. During the press conference at the Five-Star-Stadium, both team coaches were available to the journalists on hand.
Final Gamein the second division
Easily the most important thing with regard to Hertha’s line-up was that Hungarian veteran Pal Dardai started his final game for the club after 14 years of loyal service. It was his 297th game for the capital city side. Coach Markus Babbel also recalled Maikel Aerts between the posts as well as Hubnik, Raffael and Lasogga (the latter duo from suspension). Neumann, Perdedaj, Rukavytsya and Friend reverted to the bench.
76.000 bid farewellto the second division
On Sunday, May 15, 2011, Hertha BSC will meet FC Augsburg for their final home game of the second division of the Bundesliga and will return to the first division for the start of the 2011/2012 season. 76.000 fans will be at the Olympiastadion Berlin to celebrate the second division championship and bid farewell to the second division.
Cup arrives:"The trophy is a Berliner"
The cup is here – now only the finalists are missing: one and a half weeks before the DFB Cup Final on Saturday, May 21 at the Olympiastadion Berlin (8 p.m. live on ARD television), the trophy has arrived in Berlin.
Two world leadsat BIG 25 Berlin
The BIG 25 Berlin have confirmed its position as the world’s leading 25 k race. Despite the warm weather world leads for the men and women were established at the Olympiastadion Berlin. While a year ago both world records were broken at the BIG 25 Berlin this time Mathew Kisorio (Kenya) clocked 1:12:13, which is the third fastest time ever run at the distance. The 21 year-old missed the world record of his fellow countryman Samuel Kosgei, who had finished with 1:11:50 in 2010, by just 23 seconds. Women’s winner Filomena Chepchirchir clocked 1:23:22, the fastest time so far in 2011. Adding other running events organisers of BERLIN RUNS registered 10,423 entries for the 31st edition of the BIG 25 Berlin.
Hungarian Prime Ministervisits Olympiastadion Berlin
First the prime minister visited the Hertha BSC main offices, where he met fellow Hungarian Pal Dardai. The minister – a football fan – was then escorted to the Olympiastadion Berlin by Dardai.
Hertha's Champion's partyon hold
Hertha’s fine ten game unbeaten run was ended on Monday evening, as they lost 1-2 at home to 1860 München, in a division two round 32 encounter at the Olympic stadium in Berlin. Pierre Michel Lasogga fired the home side ahead fifteen minutes into the second half, but goals by Aygün and Buck proved too much for the capital city side, who won promotion last time out by way of a 1-0 win in Duisburg. Lasogga and Raffael both picked up fifth bookings, so they will miss the penultimate game of the season away to Erzgebirge Aue next Sunday.
The Galactics are coming:Hertha BSC to face Real Madrid
Coach Markus Babbel and the team would like to thank the fans for their fantastic support during the 2010/2011 season and celebrate the return to the Bundesliga with this match.
Olympiastadion Berlin now onlineat Google Street View
The Olympiastadion Berlin is now open 24/7 for viewings and guided tours – only with Google Street View. From now on, Berliners, Germans and tourists from around the globe can view the Olympiastadion virtually.
Hertha BSC returns to the Bundesliga –Congratulations !
Three match days before the current Bundesliga season ends, it is set that Hertha BSC Berlin – the capital’s club from the district of Charlottenburg will return to the first division of the Bundesliga. The Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH would like to congratulate Hertha BSC on their return to the first division.
Season finale vs. Augsburg at the OlympiastadionBerlin is sold out
The final match of the season for Hertha BSC Berlin versus FC Augsburg at the Olympiastadion Berlin is sold out! All tickets for the final match in the second division on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin are gone. This also includes all 1500 tickets that became available for the additional temporary stand on the marathon gate plateau.
Start to 3rd BIG Kitajade -Olympiastadion Berlin donates 2.000 Euro
June 9th will be day-care day at the Olympiastadion Berlin: Before the 1600 kids will take over the Olympiastadion Berlin once again with their playful exercises for 3 to 5 year olds, there was a suprise: On Monday, Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH CEO Joachim E. Thomas and head of the Kitajade Mr. Peter von Löbbecke presented the day-care center at Emdener Strasse with a 2.000,- Euro cheque.
Framework program for Mario Barthshow announced
Germany’s comedian No. 1 returns to the Olympiastadion Berlin! On July 16, 2011 Mario Barth will perform on stage where he set an unbelievable wordl record three years ago. Like in 2008, a great framework program will get fans going starting during the early afternoon.
Hertha BSC defeats SC Paderborn2:0
Hertha restored their two point lead at the top of the division two table on Sunday afternoon by beating SC Paderborn 2-0 in a round 28 game, played in front of a massive crowd of 70.621 at the Olympiastadion Berlin. The visitors had never played in front of such a large crowd in their history and Hertha were in no mood for an upset. Pierre-Michel Lasogga scord to put the home side into the driving season on 39 minutes. Skipper Andre Mijatovic nodded Hertha two goals up almost with the halftime whistle.
Tickets for viewings and guided toursavailable at ticket container
The visitor centre at Osttor is the central meeting point for guests from around the globe on event-free days. You can receive all informations concerning tourist programs here and also buy your tickets for a tour here. You can chose to go explore on your own or take part in a guided tour. Additionally, you have the opportunity to purchase a souvenir for yourself or your friends. The visitor centre accepts cash or EC-/Maestro-Card.
“Schiffsverkehr”:The new Grönemeyer-Album for the summer tour
In line with the first interactive album presentation, Herbert Grönemeyer presented his new album „Schiffsverkehr” last Friday. After almost 20 million records and DVDs sold, 200 gold and platinum records and almost ten million spectators at his concerts, this is the 13th studio album of his storied career. There is enough time left to prepare for his performance on June 5 at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Tickets are still available.
3:1 home winover Frankfurt
Hertha came from a goal down on Friday evening, to beat FSV Frankfurt 3-1 and defend top spot in the division two table at the Olympiastadion Berlin. For the home side it was their third victory in four games, but for the visitors, the defeat extended their winless run to seven.
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011:Final ticketing phase starts on March 18
More than 80.000 orders for tickets from 40 countries and more than 53.000 allotted tickets – that is the result of the ticket drawings at the end of the fourth ticketing phase for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011. The final ticketing phase will start on March 18, 2011, exactly 100 days before the opening game between Germany and Canada on June 26 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Celebrating the first birthdayof Sports Metropolis
18 days ago they were opponents on the field and competed in the city derby in front of a record crowd of more than 74.000 spectators at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Now they are celebrating the first birthday of a joint initiative together: The football clubs 1. FC Union Berlin and Hertha BSC of the Second Bundesliga are partners for www.berlin-sportmetropole.de, the joint platform of Berlin’s Elite Sports teams.
Draw in the Monday night game –Hertha and Cottbus play 2:2
On match day 23 of the second Bundesliga, Hertha BSC and Energie Cottbus played to a 2:2 draw in the Berlin-Brandenburg derby in front of 40.134 spectators at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Pierre-Michel Lasogga scored for Berlin (16.), before the guests were able to turn the tables and take a 2:1 lead with goals by Daniel Adlung (26.) and Uwe Hünemeier (35.). Just before the half, Roman Hubnik (40.) was able to equalize.
Herbert Grönemeyer album „Schiffsverkehr“due to be released March 18
Herbert Grönemeyer is coming to the Olympiastadion Berlin on…
Hertha BSCheat 2.Bundesliga again
Hertha took three hard-fought but well-deserved points from their round 19 division two clash at home to never say die Fortuna Düsseldorf, in front of 36,162 at the Olympiastadion Berlin on Sunday afternoon. The crucial win sees coach Markus Babbel and his side regain top spot in the table, after FC Augsburg could only draw 1-1 with Paderborn.
World Cup 2011:Tickets for all matches available
On January 20, 2011 at 9:00 a.m., the organising committee will start the fourth phase of ticketing for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011. During the fourth phase, tickets to all matches will once again be available. Of course, tickets to the opening match at the Olympiastadion Berlin on June 26, 2011 when Germany will take on Canada will be available as well. All other matches are also still available, including those with German participation and the final in Frankfurt. The tickets will be distributed in a lottery drawing on and after February 24, 2011.
Celebrating Diversityfor a peaceful tomorrow
he World Culture Festival in celebration of the 30th Anniversary of The International Art of Living Foundation will take place at the Olympiastadion Berlin on July 2nd and 3rd, 2011. This unique event will host more than 70.000 participants from over 150 countries who will take home unique sights, sounds and tastes and the mesmerizing variety of the world continents in one place!
World Cup opening match 2011in front of record-setting crowd
The match has not been started yet, but the first record has already been broken. Today, Friday, December 17, 2010, the 50.000th ticket for the opening match of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup has been sold. Now it is certain that the match between Germany and Canada on June 26, 2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin will set a new European Record for attendance in Women’s football.
ISTAF starts ticket saleswith christmas special
After the ISTAF is before the ISTAF! Just in time for Christmas 2010, the event organisers are starting ticket sales for the 70th edition of the international stadium festival ISTAF on September 11, 2011 with an exceptional offer:Until December 24, 2010, two tickets of the best category at the finish line run just 49,- € instead of the regular price of 78,- €!
Hertha winat last 2:0 vs. Aue
Hertha finally ended their dismal run of three consecutive defeats in the 2. Bundesliga with a well-deserved 2-0 round 16 home win over pre-match table-toppers Erzgebirge Aue, in front of another mammoth crowd of 45,892 at the ice-cold Olympiastadion Berlin on Sunday afternoon. The capital city side (second place) are now level on points with Augsburg (who they face away next week), but behind them on goal difference.
Germany meets Canada in the opening matchon June 26, 2011
The first opponent on the road to the title defense has been determined! The German Women’s National Team will play Team Canada in the opening match of the 6th FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin. Kick-off is set for 6 p.m.
Hertha wins 2:0against Bochum
Bochum boss Funkel made two changes to his side which beat Frankfurt last time out, replacing Concha and Saglik with Yahia und Maric. His Berlin counterpart Markus Babbel raised many eyebrows ahead of the round 12 second division clash. Ronny and Lasogga played in place of Ramos (suspended) and Friend who had failed to score in any of his team’s last five matches and according to Babbel was “Putting too much pressure on himself”. They were the only changes to the Hertha starting line-up which suffered their opening league defeat of the season 0-1 in Paderborn last weekend.
The Countdown is on -kick off for the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 in Berlin
Seven and a half months before the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011 begins in Germany, the German Football Association (DFB) has officially started the countdown for Berlin with a kick-off event. The opening match of the 6th Women’s World Cup takes place on June 26, 2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin. The German National Team, two-time defending World Cup Champion, will face a yet-to-be-determined team.
Hertha BSC beating FC Ingolstadt3-1
Hertha remained three points clear of the chasing pack at the top of the second division table on Saturday afternoon, beating FC Ingolstadt 3-1 in a round 10 game played in front of 38,529 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Hertha wins top match 2:0,stays undefeated this season
A 76th minute strike by Valeri Domovchiyski and a last minute goal by Raffael, ensured that Hertha maintain their unbeaten record at the top of the second division table on Friday night. Coach Markus Babbel’s men beat table-neighbours Greuther Fürth 2-0 in a round 9 opener, in front of another bumper crowd of 39,274 at the Olympic stadium in Berlin. The deserved victory saw the Berliners open up a four-point gap over Fürth at the top of the table.
Germany defeats Turkey3:0
Germany is the lone leader in Group A of qualification for the EURO 2012 in Poland and the Ukraine after defeating Turkey at the Olympiastadion Berlin by a score of 3:0. Miroslav Klose and Mesut Özil scored for Germany, lifting the team to its third win in as many games in front of 74.244 spectators.
Final facts for the Qualification matchGermany vs. Turkey
The German National Team meets Turkey in the 3rd round of qualifying for the EURO 2012 Championships at the Olympiastadion Berlin on Friday night. Germany leads the standings in Group A with six points and Turkey is in second with six points also. The match is sold out!
Hertha BSC:No goals against Alemannia Aachen
Another bumper crowd of 34,762 was at the Olympiastadion Berlin on Monday night, to watch table-toppers Hertha lock horns with mid-table Alemannia achen in a round 7 second division clash. As always, the atmosphere under the floodlights was great, but the game itself ended in a disappointing 0-0 draw. On the good news side, Hertha remain unbeaten, a point clear of SpVgg Greuther Fürth and Erzgebirge Aue at the top of the table.
Hertha BSC vs. Karlsruher SC4:0
There had been a lot going on at both clubs leading up to the round 5 clash at the Olympiastadion Berlin on Tuesday evening. While Hertha had been making all the right headlines for a change with their fine unbeaten run, which was extended thanks to the 1-1 derby draw away to Union Berlin last weekend, it was all going pear-shaped behind the scenes in Karlsruhe.
Shorter opening hours startingSeptember 16
Starting September 16, the Olympiastadion Berlin will close one hour earlier at 7 p.m. On non-event days we will thusly open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. with our guided tours starting at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
FIFA WM 2011 -Individual ticket sales phase begins
This Wednesday at 09:00 CET, the Organising Committee officially began sales of individual tickets for all FIFA Women’s World Cup 2011™ matches, including the Opening Game on June 26,2011 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
3:1 home winover Bielefeld
Two goals from Rob Friend (5.+79.) and one by Adrian Ramos (7.), saw Hertha cruise to a well deserved 3-1 home win over Arminia Bielefeld, who have yet to win in the league this season. Former Germany international Oliver Neuville scored an injury-time consolation goal but by then the capital city side was home and dry. Hertha maintained their 100% record on Sunday afternoon, beating Arminia Bielefeld 3-1 in a third round second division clash in front of another mammoth crowd of 47,726 at the Olympiastadion Berlin.
Worldrecord and five wins by German athletesat the ISTAF 2010
Clear blue skies, five wins by German athletes and a new World Record in the 800 metres: 46.512 spectators at the Olympiastadion Berlin witnessed a wholly successful 69th International Stadium Festival ISTAF on Sunday.
Laureus World Sports Award press conferenceat the Olympiastadion
Many sports legends were on site yesterday during the official Laureus World Sports Award…
Bayern München and 1899 Hoffenheim are the cup winner2010
FC Bayern München is the cup final winner 2010. In front of 72.954 spectators at the sold out Olympiastadion Berlin, coach Louis van Gaal’s team was able to defeat defending champion Werder Bremen by a score of 4:0 (1:0) and subsequently secured the title for a record 15th time.
Joachim E. Thomas is the new general managerof the Olympiastadion Berlin GmbH
July 1st 2010 – Joachim E. Thomas is assuming the directors office of the…
1600 young children romp through the Olympiastadion Berlinat die 2. BIG-Kitajade
At around 10 o´clock the children started passing the seven stations on the famous blue track and holy lawn.
AC/DC celebrates its tour finalin Olympiastadion Berlin
The summer could not even have started better for all the AC/DC fans. Approximately 70.000 fans celebrated with their rock icons Agnus and Malcolm Young, Brian Johnson, Ciff Williams and Phil Rudd the final of the fabulous, two years lasting tour “Black Ice” around the world in the Olympiastadion Berlin just one day after the calendrical summer beginning.