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KitKat Club Berlin - Club

The KitKat Club is another of the Berlin institutions, as regards the nightlife and hedonistic culture of the capital.

Born in 1994, it was founded by the Austrian porn director Simon Thaur and his partner Kirsten Krüger and was born as a place where it was possible to dance to trance, classical and goa music, and above all to have sex in public. The atmosphere that reigns inside the KitKat is in fact very free, the dress code varies from kinky, to latex, to elegant, to leather and erotic interaction is not only allowed but also encouraged. Music has also evolved and today includes a wider choice of electronic music. The name is inspired by the famous musical "Cabaret", based in turn on a novel by Christopher Isherwood, which tells the story of the licentious Berlin of 1931 and a place called Kit Kat Klub. The club of the same name in today's Berlin, includes three ballrooms and an outdoor area with a swimming pool and the paintings of the Berlin-based painter Der Träumer stand out on the walls. Originally the club was located in Kreuzberg, but later moved to Nollendorfplatz, Schöneberg respectively and today it is in Mitte, in Köpenicker Str. 76, a short distance from the techno-club Tresor and the very famous Berghain, which places it in that which can be defined as an ideal area of ​​Berlin hedonism. In 2001, when in Berlin there was a wave of moralization due to a conservative political interlude, the KitKat was repeatedly pressured and even accused of "inciting public sex", a crime present in the code from times before the second world War. Today, however, the club is considered an integral part of the freer Berlin spirit, not only in a sexual sense, but also by the patterns that normally also affect the pleasure industry in more mainstream latitudes. In fact, among the KitKat attendees there are people of all ages, of all orientations and of every physical conformation and appearance, without any concession to that vaguely elitist snobbery that other circuits encourage. In fact, all those who wish to experience sex naturally and without anxiety go to KitKat. This does not mean that it is easy to enter. For example, some complain about the fact that the selection at the entrance is very strict and that often you find yourself queuing unnecessarily and then staying out. In reality, there are reasons for this complained "severity", which on closer inspection follow a logic linked to the protection of the privacy of regular customers. Since the context is very particular, in fact, we want to avoid that simple "tourists" enter the place out of pure curiosity and perhaps go to disturb, with inappropriate attitudes, those who go there to express themselves and their freedom, even sexual, to the shelter from inquiring glances or amused. We also want to avoid that the staff, often made up of people who are also semi-naked, is annoyed or made uncomfortable and therefore we have to resort to security. In order to prevent all this, criteria are therefore adopted that try to favor people with an appearance compatible with the dress code of the venue (a certain type of clothing or make-up, for example). This does not necessarily constitute a guarantee, just as it is not certain that whoever stays out is then an effective "danger" for regular customers. However, it is known that each type of selection at the entrance necessarily implies a percentage of arbitrariness. It is not worth getting irritated, although it is understandable not to jump for joy when the door is closed, especially after queuing. Let's say that the possibility must be taken into account. Sometimes it happens that, in case of doubt, those who ask to enter are asked to remove an item of clothing, often the pants. Let's say that accepting to enter a place like KitKat in your underwear is certainly proof of an attitude that is compatible with the general and usual climate.


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