THE YOUNG IFA FLAT SHARE – THE COOLEST FLATMATES IN BERLIN
Imagine moving into a young Berlin flat share with some cool flat mates who not only know about gaming, food and lifestyle, but can also introduce you to some cool jobs in tech, radio or the media.
Score a few goals in Rocket League, cook some food with on-air talent Mori, try out the latest gaming hardware, learn about modern jobs and win some big prizes in the ball pit after work.We are bringing Berlin's coolest flat share to life only for you at IFA. At #YIFA you can look forward to five days of learning, laughing together, winning prizes and shaping your own future. Sounds good? Visit the Young IFA flat share in hall 7.2c at Messe Berlin from September 2nd to 6th.
From one room to another, you can expect pure IFAtainment and multiple highlights, from gaming, career choice, sustainability, esports, nutrition and lifestyle.
JAM FM – Pool party in the living room
JAM FM turns our Young IFA flat share into the coolest pool party of your summer with fresh beats by DJ Cooper. It hits like a lightning bolt! You can expect a huge ball pit and fun at its finest. On top of that, you will win great prizes when finding the balls with the JAM FM lightning bolt on it.
The best part about it is that you will always be up to date because you can find out more about JAM FM at Young IFA on all their channels – Twitch, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook , online on jam.fm and of course on air.
Stage – Almost like movie nights in the flat share – but better!
Tim Schultheiss shows you what it is like to turn your life into a stage. The musician and radio host has been making music for half of his life. He will take over the stage in the mornings of September 2nd, 5th and 6th and provide the right musical atmospherefor the flat share.
Ready to take your gaming to the next level? On September 5th - 6th our host Christian, will be joined on stage by Maria Wagner from GameForest.Club to show you the power of green gaming, and how it is changing the world for the better.
JBA Berlin – The kick-off for your career
With your health and stamina recharged, you can head to the Jugendberufsagentur Berlin in the office room of the flat share. Here you can either give your career the right kick-off or play a match at the football table. The JBA Berlin is there to support you with a lot of knowledge and experts on the subject of "professions" and the modern world of working. Find out about a wide variety of industries and jobs or let them become real when putting on your VR goggles: get a first-hand experience of unknown jobs waitingto be discovered by you. Unsure of what to do next? Take the chance to learn more about your dream job or simply take the career choice test to gain new input on which career path to embark next.
Game Room – Gaming for everyone
Looking for a few rounds of gaming to chill out after the hard work? No problem! In our flat share gaming room, you will find more than 30 gaming stations. If battles in 'Rocket League' are too competitive for you, you can help each other in 'It Takes Two' and if that is still too unromantic, you can plan ahead in 'Dorfromantik'. Look forward to even more titles still to be added. Feel like right in the center of esports with ultra-light professional gaming peripherals from Xtrfy at your fingertips. These will not only boost your gaming experience but look damn good too. But whether you are a pro or just here for the fun, everyone has a chance to win gaming keys from the best and latest games – right at the raffle on our stage.
Cosplay – 11th Open Berlin Cosplay Championship
At Young IFA you can live out your true self! Immerse yourself into the creative world of cosplay and show your most creative works when we open the doors to the 11th Open Berlin Cosplay Championship at #YIFA.
On September 3rd there will be free entrance from 11 – 12.30 AM for all cosplayers. Enter the South Entrance of Messe Berlin in your cosplay and participate in the grand Cosplay Championship. Either solo or as group cosplay. Present your creativity to the jury, the flat mates and visitors for the entire world to celebrate the diversity of the cosplay scene. We will award the title of Berlin Cosplay Champion 2022 and the winners will receive phenomenal prizes.
You are not a cosplayer but also want to make changes happen? Isabel aka. isasmehendy will be conjuring truly magical henna tattoos on your skin every day!
Gaming Break – Turn on, turn off!
Ready, set, go! – in these quizzes it is about speed and gaming knowledge. Take out your smartphone and let the Gaming Break begin!
Do you know the names of the four ghosts from Pacman? If not, here is a competitive tip from us: Do check out the current statistics of the game or play some rounds of Pacman and The Legend of Zelda beforehand because true knowledge from gaming, esports and nerd culture is really needed here! When you are ready, then be first to log in your answer and score points before anyone else does.
You can find all information about our Gaming Break in our program schedule.
The Twitch streamer, caster, League of Legends analyst and trained chef really knows about food. Just last year, he started the "Your Roadshow", a culinary trip through Berlin's schools to show students that truly everyone can cook. You can find more inspiration, meals and tips in his stream, which combines gaming and cooking, or in his own cookbook "Kochen? Läuft!" (Cooking? On!). Simply ask him about it when you cross the pans.
After the Potsdam native signed his first record deal already at the age of 17, he had performances at for example The Dome and Stefan Raab, released two solo albums and through his time as a host at Star FM radio and Radio Fritz, he continued to develop the style of this music. He now also produces his music himself. Tim has already met some of the biggest musicians of our time, such as Ed Sheeran, Linkin Park, Sido, Charlie XCX, Tim Bendzko or Green Day and will give you an insight into his life as a musician and his latest single "Ich bin wieder da" (I'm back) on our stage.
Ready to take your gaming to the next level? On September 5th - 6th our host Christian, will be joined on stage by Maria Wagner from GameForest.Club to show you the power of green gaming, and how it is changing the world for the better. They will give you insights into the regenerative future of the gaming industry, show what gamers can do to help and give current examples of green gaming. For the complete flat share experience, it's worth dropping by. Chill out in the seats in front of the centerstage and feed your curiosity. During the Gaming Break you can score high and grab some prizes. Under #YIFA you'll find the latest updates on the stage program - so it's worth checking it out frequently.
Transparent editors – Your peek behind the scenes
Want to have a look behind the scenes of a young editorial team? Then you are in luck! You will be able to do just that with Junge Presse, ALEX Berlin and Salon5, which will be a part of our flat share.
The team of the youth media association Junge Presse e.V. will share live impressions of the event on social media and report about #YIFA in articles in their own youth magazine, youthmag. The young journalists from the DIGGA Youth editorial team at ALEX Berlin will also be live covering the exhibition and be on the hunt with camera and microphone for the most exciting stories at the Young IFA. Salon5 will make sure everyone in Germany hears about the coolest flat share in Berlin. They will report live from the flat share in podcasts, Instagram-Reels and TikToks while visiting the different rooms and speaking to the flat mates and visitors.
If you see any of them, simply approach the three editorial teams and become not just a part of their coverage but also learn more about modern journalism!
Photo wall – Your moment on the big screen
Your best Young IFA moments will have the chance to win great prizes every day! Be it alone, as a couple, with your family, your class or your friends – in our flat share you will experience a lot and surely capture tons of the experience on photos.
Sharing is caring! We want to see your best Young IFA moments under the #YIFA. Whether it is in front of our big photo wall or in all the other rooms of the flat share! But also, as a Longtime Lurker you will get what you are looking for under the #YIFA: Here we share news, editorial articles and info about the sweepstakes around the flat share experience.
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