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Unconventional New Year's Eve in the foyer of Dampfzentrale Bern: a safe space for critical partygoers who so often scrape past the normative New Year's Eve hype.

Limited space and access. Reserve as soon as possible!!


There is no presale for the event, but you can make a reservation. Please send an e-mail with the subject «New Year’s Eve registration», including name(s) and number of people, to We will confirm as soon as possible (delay over the holidays).

Tickets 20.- / 25.- / 30.-
Price category freely selectable



We won’t let the festive season stress us out and celebrate in a relaxed way: Nouveau Sauvage is a kind of safe space for critical partygoers who want to avoid the normative New Year’s Eve hype. All emotions are welcome here, with plenty of space for self-will and spontaneous exchange and expression, with performative acts as gentle as Snowflakes, a bar with an extended non-alcoholic offer, salty-sweet crêpes until late into the night, clothing tattoos, mini sauna, poetic prosecco fountain, artificial mountain with a view and a careness concept, true to the motto “leaving no one behind”! There will also be transformative DJ sets to dance to from wildcard DJs Flavah Nice (pre-rec), Lutra Lutra (pre-rec) and Ultravioleth, followed by a very live DJ LAB lasting several hours with MinReCuliao (Min Deng) and DJ Gërxhalita & friends until the first trains start running again. Booking is an advantage!

#generation-friendly: From 11pm, tired kids can lie down not far from the action!

#participative: Want to bring your own act? Save the entrance fee!

#solifond: If you can’t afford the journey, no problem, just get in touch:

Nouveau Sauvage is an evolving format based on the practice of Wild Card dance training, which takes place weekly at Dampfzentrale Bern and Tanzhaus Zürich. The title also refers to a new understanding of the so-called ‘wild’, which rebels against predefined norms and latent consumer behaviour. On the other hand, the format is nourished by the artistic approach to communal celebration itself, as developed with students of the Propädeutikum Biel, and stands for a more fragile or sensitive generation, but invites everyone else to join in the collaborative celebration!



performative acts are falling like snowflakes in a cozy, affective and participatory set up


19:00 Get dressed: nails, hair, lips, clothes, karmaglitter and stuff

20:00 OPENER (don’t be late!)

20:00 – 23:00 Snowflaking and hip’s shaking

23:00 Transition moment



when snowflakes slowly transform into stormy weather


23:30 DJ-Lab with Min Deng, Gerxïalita & friends

04:00 Fade out and chill

04:45 Doors closing


1st train back to Zürich at 4:18

1st train back to Fribourg-Lausanne at 5:02



Hosts: Dampfzentrale with *tina, Min, Morea, Noa, Chiara, Netz, Christelle, Coralie and yourself!!

Tula from Bromelia Collective serves Crêpes, salty and sweet. 

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