Europe’s largest veggie event: The Berlin Vegan Summer Festival

The 9th Berlin Vegan Summer Festival will be taking place from August 19th-21st, 2016. It is the largest veggie event in Europe. As one of the three organizers, the VEBU (German Vegetarian Association) will be taking part.

Berlin, August 2016
This year already marks the 9th anniversary of the Berlin Vegan Summer Festival, which is going to be taking place over the weekend of August 19th-21st, 2016. For three days, the organizers will provide insights into the veggie lifestyle. At the venue Alexanderplatz, visitors old and young will be able to inform themselves, indulge in vegan food and enjoy a diversified programme.

Information stalls and vegan specialties
Goodies from international cuisines, organic vegan food and raw specialities, cosmetics that have not been tested on animals, fashion as well as leather-free accessories await the guests at around 90 information, gastronomy and market stalls. The VEBU will be on site and is looking forward to answering your questions regarding the vegan/vegetarian lifestyle. Admission is free for visitors.

Children‘s programme, presentations and music
Those interested in the topics of animal protection and animal rights, the environment, nutrition and health can inform themselves extensively from the co-organizers of the festival, namely the Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt (Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our Contemporaries) and Berlin Vegan. In the lecture tent, the guests can listen to many interesting presentations. There will also be a colourful music and show programme on stage. Fun for the youngest visitors is guaranteed with a supervised children’s programme composed of a bouncy castle, a children’s face paint station and further attractions.

What: Berlin Vegan Summer Festival
When: 19th to 21st August 2016
Where: Alexanderplatz, 10178 Berlin
Tickets: admission is free


The Berlin Vegan Summer Festival is organized by the VEBU (German Vegetarian Association), the animal rights association Berlin Vegan and the Albert Schweitzer Stiftung für unsere Mitwelt (Albert Schweitzer Foundation for our Contemporaries).

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The German Vegetarian Association (VEBU) is the largest representation of interests for vegetarians and vegans in Germany. Since 1892 the association uses positive PR to promote a permanently lower meat consumption and sees a plant-based way of life as an attractive and healthy alternative available to everyone. The VEBU supports people on their way to a delightful and healthy diet through numerous services and distinguishes itself through creative campaigns, many and varied events and the target-oriented work with multipliers. The VEBU established itself as the leading contact point for any questions regarding the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle, for both experts and consumers.

Press contact
Stephanie Stragies
VEBU (Vegetarierbund Deutschland e.V.)
Genthiner Straße 48
10785 Berlin
Phone +49 30 29 02 82 53-0/-19

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