photokina: 08.–11.05.2019



Get into the photo adventure! Discover the unlimited possibilities of COLOGNE UNLIMITED. At PROLOGUE you can look forward to diverse photo workshops. Street artists or exciting photo tours ensure creative experiences. NEW: Vote for the best performance at the c/o pop Band Contest and with a little luck you will win your own Olympus pro camera.

PROLOGUE by photokina


The fascination for photography will continue throughout Cologne in 2018 during the photokina. Photo walks, photo adventures for kids and exciting photo exhibitions will take you right across Cologne. Visitors can expect first-class photo and film workshops with internationally active professionals and much more.

Learn more about PROLOGUE by photokina.

#BANDSEARCHSTORY by photokina and c/o pop Festival

OH Boy

The winner of the #bandsearchstory 2018 is confirmed!

The duo Oh Boy not only convinced the jury, but also the audience of the c/o pop Super Saturday in the market hall in the Belgian Quarter. On 28.09.2018 starting at 06:00 p.m. the winning band will play as support for FIL BO RIVA on the COMMUNITIES STAGE Hall 2.2, B-011/C-010.

Tickets can be found online

Photoszene - Festival Cologne 2018

Photoszene - Festival Cologne 2018

Germany’s oldest and biggest photo festival will take place in September 2018 and May 2019, once again alongside photokina -the world’s leading trade fair for photo, video and imaging. In addition to the numerous photography exhibitions throughout the urban area, the Photoszene Festival is to be supplemented by a high-calibre project: the Photoszene-Residency Artist meets Archive -as the central programme of the upcoming photo scene festivals, which will make the significant diversity and quality of photography visible in the city's collections and archives through exchange with international artists.

Further information about Photoszene - Festival Cologne 2018.

Dom Illumination 2018

Dom Illumination 2018

Dom Illumination 2018 from 26-30 September, the Cologne Cathedral will be illuminated to commemorate the end of the First World War 100 years ago. For the first time in the history of the cathedral, moving images are projected onto its southern facade. With this work of light art, the cathedral becomes a lighthouse of peace. Further information about "Illumination zur Domwallfahrt 2018" (only German language).

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