The Berlin in Lights festival is made possible by a leadership gift from the Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation.

Major funding has also been provided by Mercedes and Sid Bass, and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with additional support from Martha and Bob Lipp, Fundación Mercantil (Venezuela), and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Additional funding provided by Axel Springer AG, GWFF USA Inc., and the Jerome Robbins Foundation.

Berlin in Lights festival sponsors

Berlin in Lights Committee of Honor


The Honorable Klaus Wowereit
Mayor of Berlin


Riprand Count Arco
Founder and Chairman
American Asset Corporation

William M. Drozdiak
President, American Council on Germany

Sir Ronald Grierson
The Blackstone Group,
International Advisory Board

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Heimsoeth
Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in New York

The Honorable Richard C. Holbrooke
Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and to Germany

Mrs. Stephen M. Kellen
President, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Foundation Inc.

The Honorable Henry A. Kissinger
Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.

The Honorable Thomas Matussek
German Ambassador to the United Nations

Sir Simon Rattle
Music Director and Chief Conductor, Berliner Philharmoniker

Pamela Rosenberg
Intendantin, Berliner Philharmoniker

The Honorable Klaus Scharioth
German Ambassador to the United States of America

The Honorable William R. Timken Jr.
United States Ambassador to Germany

Lord Arthur George Weidenfeld
Chairman, Weidenfeld & Nicolson

International Council

Mr. Jonathan P. Moulds
Mr. Kotaro Ono

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