Anton and Doreen are two good friends from Berlin that know each other since school. The last one and a half years they spent to initiate a project which is about using the power of music and art to do something about the poor working conditions in the global garment industry. Really, the project is fucking cool!

Anton and Doreen combine band t-shirts, transparency and solidarity! They have just launched a super cool crowdfunding campaign which runs until the 3rd of January. Please check DNAMerch at Start Next!

But lets let you get to know Anton and Doreen a bit better first, here are Anton and Doreen’s must-see list in order to have the perfect day Berlin as local.

Altstadtcafé Cöpenick

One of the most charming and green neighborhoods you can find in Berlin is Köpenick. So, let’s start the day with a piece of delicious cake back in the past at Altstadtcafé Cöpenick. If you are not in the mood for a big piece then order a “halbes Stück” (or 1/2 of one serving in English).



Being in Köpenick already, let’s get out of town a little and head towards the highest natural point of Berlin at the Müggelturm. The tower as such is not in the best shape and its future kind of unclear but the view is fantastic and absolutely worth the trip.

dnamerch - Become part of a transnational project and support workers in Croatia and South Asia with limited band t-shirts! You decide in what numbers your new favourite t-shirt enters the world because only exactly as many band t-shirts will be produced as were ordered by you, the crowd during the campaign!

TSG Oberschöneweide

Fresh air, a little walking, we imagine you are getting hungry now! Wait a little and don’t go for the closest option because we will bring you to a place that serves real good German “Hausmannskost”. Join us for lunch at the “Vereinsgaststätte” TSG Oberschöneweide with a wonderful view at the river Spree!

Piano Salon Christophori

Piano Salon Christophori

Now rest a little and let’s meet early evening to experience a classical but unconventional concert at the Piano Salon Christophori. It’s an atmospheric start into the night and what’s best it is not too far away from our last station for today.

Kulturfabrik Moabit

Kulturfabrik Moabit is a cool place that hosts many different things. There’s a cinema, a theater, a club and a bar. So, let’s spend the night a little off the track, have some beers and if you want Anton and Doreen can tell you more about their DNA Merch crowdfunding campaign. 😉

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