Welcome to the first African Book Festival Berlin, running from April 26 to 28, 2018. The heart of the Festival is at Babylon Mitte, a wonderful 1920s filmhouse, at the center of Berlin.

Getting here


Tickets are on sale via our webshop.  Festival passes only available on Babylon page. See what’s on and who will attend the festival here.

What to eat

WIM18 is partnering with the African Food Festival. Food will be served at the Babylon 1st Floor.

Where to stay
1) Mercure Hotel Berlin City | Invalidenstrasse 38 | 10115  Berlin
Tel. : (+49)30/308260
Fax : (+49)30/30826100
mail : h5341@accor.com
web: http://www.mercure.com/

Philip Ibrahim, managing director

The 4-star Mercure Hotel Berlin City is centrally located and ideal for tourists or business travelers. All 246 ECARF-certified rooms are suitable for allergy sufferers and have A/C and free WIFI. We have 6 air-conditioned conference rooms with up-to-date technology for your events. Arrival: The main train station is just 0.6 miles (1 km) away. Tegel and Schönefeld airports are 5 miles (8 km) and 15.5 miles (25 km) away. It is 3.1 miles (5 km) from the A100 highway. The U-Bahn stops right at the hotel.


Where to order your books