Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf
Leipzig city center. Photo: Stefan Hopf

Leipzig Events: 17-23 March

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We ran into the organisers of the Millionaires Club at Radio Blau. They were super fun people. Great stickers! And their weekend event at GfZK looks way too good to miss! (Mar 18-20)

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18 Mar ► 1 YR PURPLE TEA (UK Grime Live Special) x DEFROSTATICAdistillery

Why I like to party!!!!!!!! BASS….TRAP…PURPLE UP……YUM:

HipHop 2.0 x Grime x Hustle-Trap x UK x Baltimore x OG-Rap x Breaks x Ragga x Moombahton x Ghetto-Tech x GlobalBa$$ x B.I.G. x Comshut x Transforma-Scratch

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SIR SPYRO (Rinse FM, London)
hosted by: RIKO DAN (Tectonic Recordings, London)
DRBYSTRR93 (raputation[.de], Leipzig)
KITKUT (Beyond07, Leipzig)
PASSERI (wasrap.de, Leipzig)

BASSMENT DOWN: Juke x Footwork x Breakz x Slowfast
NEELE (G-Edit, Leipzig)
CHARLOTTE (bassmybass, G-Edit, Leipzig)
MADERA (VariFocus, Leipzig)
BOOGA (Defrostatica, Leipzig)

4cl Turntables
2cl Hustler
7h Bakin’
8.000W
60Hz
5g

„Don’t drink purple tea!“

Marjon Borsboom tips:

March 17th – 20th Book Fair – Buchmesse

Annual fair at Messe Leipzig which attracts visitors from all over Europe. Especially the Manga-Comic-Convention creates a lot of buzz. The city is filled with cartoon characters and literally wakes up after its long winter sleep. If you love to read, the book fair is a must visit. Order your tickets early on their website! Or on Facebook…

>> During Buchmesse-month there are literary events all over town:

Several dates in March Literary lunches, book readings etc. at Moritzbastei. Info

March 16th – 20th Leipzig Liest at Poniatowski – every night at 19:00. Info

March 17th 25 years Leipzig Liest at Kongreshalle am Zoo – party from 19:00. Info

March 17th – 20th ► “Europa 21” multi-disciplinary discussions about Europe’s future. Info

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Leipziger Buchmesse Hall. Pixabay Public Domain CC0 photo.

The Leipzig Glocal @ Buchmesse: International Bloggers Cafe, March 18th & 20th

> Literary events at Café homeLE:

March 18th ► travel stories from across the world

From 19:30 – 23:00. Info

March 19th One day, One book – Writing a book together in one day

From 10:00 – 22:00. Info

March 19th HiStories at Café homeLE – literary concert

From 20:30, organised by Leipzig Writers. Info

BUCHMESSEN SLAM (Ana’s tip): Poets from Leipzig, Berlin and Munich go head-to-head for the audience’s favor in this LIVELYRIX event at Schauspiel. Doors open at 6 p.m. Info

Review of a previous LIVELYRIX slam

>> Non-Buchmesse stuff:

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March 17th ► St. Patrick’s Day at Noels Ballroom (Ana’s tip)

With a live music performance by Roisin & The Beards. 8-10 p.m. Info

March 18th – April 3rd Circus Berolina at Festplatz am Cottaweg

More info here or on Facebook

March 19th ► Nachtflohmarkt at Kohlrabizirkus

After AGRA Antiques Market the second largest flea market of Leipzig, held monthly at Kohlrabizirkus, An den Tierkliniken 42, from 15:00-23:00. Entrance fee €2, free after 22:00 and free parking. More info (in German)

March 19th & 20th Antiques Market at AGRA

Usually every last weekend of the month the Agra Grounds transform into a giant second hand market, both indoor & outdoor. This time the famous Trödelmarkt opens one week earlier, because of Easter weekend being the last of March. Info

March 20th  The Market at Täubchenthal – in Plagwitz

Discover how cool Leipzig can be at Täubchenthal. Streetfood, design & vintage, art, music, stuff to do for kids, they have it all. More info here or on Facebook

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March 23rd – 28th Easter Market – Ostermarkt & Historische Leipziger Ostermesse

From 10:00-20:00 (except for Good Friday when it is closed, and on Easter Monday only till 18:00) the old Markt square is buzzing with (historic) activities like acting, juggling, handicrafts, music, dance, trading, wining & dining. Info on ALL Easter events here