The Ball

Presseball Berlin with a great historya long traditioncharity & dance . . .

“Since 1872, the Presseball, which was created as a charity event to benefit journalists in need, has been one of the most beautiful and important meeting platforms for personalities from the international media world, as well as relevant exponents from business, culture, politics, PR, advertising and communication.”

At the same time, the press ball is also a multicultural ball, featuring artists and writers, which give this evening a special flair.

Prominent personalities from society and politics such as Walter Scheel, Karl Carstens, Franz Josef Strauss, Willy Brandt, Hannelore & Helmut Kohl, Walter Kohl, Gerhard Schröder, Joschka Fischer, Helmut Schmidt, the mayors of Berlin, Edzard Reuter, Eberhard Diepgen, Walter Momper, Klaus Wowereit, from the culture and music scene such as Claudio Abbado, Gilbert Bécaud, Ray Charles, Boney M., Schiller, Marlene Dietrich, Engelbert Humperdinck, Wilhelm Furtwängler, Hildegard Knef, Gina Lollobrigida, Brigitte Nielsen, top athletes such as Max Schmeling, Jean- Marie Pfaff, Arthur Abraham, automobile designer and founder Ferdinand Porsche, publishing giants such as Friede and Axel Springer, Gérard Biard, Nobel Prize winners such as writer Günter Grass, to name but a few – have contributed to the importance and popularity of the traditional Berlin Presseball.


The Presseball Berlin History