November 19, 2015. Now is the time to reserve a place at the 2016 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four at Mercedes-Benz Arena in the German capital of Berlin!

The 2016 Final Four, which will be played on May 13 and 15, was presented officially on Thursday in Berlin during a ceremony held at the East Side Gallery, an international memorial for freedom adjacent to Mercedes-Benz Arena, where the best four teams of the season will battle for the Euroleague trophy next spring.

Mr. Jordi Bertomeu, Euroleague Basketball President and CEO, Mr. Andreas Statzkowski, Permanent Secretary of the Berlin Senate for the Interior and Sport, Mr. Michael Hapka, Managing Director AEG Operations, and former Euroleague champion Patrick Femerling, the Final Four Berlin Ambassador, made the official presentation, which featured the unveiling of the Final Four logo and the announcement that ticket sales for the event will begin next week.

The 2016 Final Four logo [contextual link to download logo] was presented at the Berlin Wall with a graffiti painting exhibition at the East Side Gallery. Designed by the multi-award-winning Semiotik Design Agency, the logo merges the souls of basketball and the city of Berlin, mixing them in perfect harmony in the style of the Bauhaus modernism art school, which pioneered the rules and patterns of modern industrial and graphic design.

The tickets presale period for loyal customers of Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams and Euroleague.TV subscribers has already begun, while sales to the general public will start on Wednesday, November 25 at 12:00 CET on Standard tickets are offered on eight different price levels, which will range from €165 to €545 for each four-game weekend pass. Additionally, there is a wide range of premium tickets with VIP hospitality in the Platinum, Gold and Silver categories available. For more information on premium tickets, contact [email protected].

Those seeking a complete travel package can find choices at Detur. Ticket options are already on sale at the Ticket2Final website. The Euroleague official marketplace, viagogo, will also present ways for fans to secure tickets. Mercedes-Benz Arena has a capacity of 12,250 seats for the event, of which 80% will be available to the public. From that total, 800 tickets in different categories are reserved for each eventual Final Four qualifying team.

As such, fans wishing to witness the best weekend in world basketball should act fast in reserving their seats in Berlin!

Jordi Bertomeu, Euroleague Basketball President and CEO

“It is great to come back with the Final Four to Berlin and to one of the best arenas in Europe, the Mercedes-Benz Arena. Berlin will be in the spotlight of the sports community in May with all eyes from the five continents witnessing one of the best sports events worldwide. I want to thank AEG and the City of Berlin for making this possible and for their hospitality, and also ALBA Berlin for their commitment and collaboration in bringing the passion of the Final Four to the local basketball fans.”

Mr. Andreas Statzkowski, Permanent Secretary of the Berlin Senate for the Interior and Sport

“This year we have already hosted a many big events like the Champions League final, the European Cup handball final and EuroBasket. In 2016, there will be more major events coming to Berlin, such as the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four. Berlin has a great basketball team (ALBA Berlin) and a big fan basketball culture. This made the decision to partner with the Euroleague very easy.”

Michael Hapka, Managing Director AEG Operations

“We are very proud that the Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four returns to Berlin in 2016. Today’s presentation of the new logo kicks off the countdown towards the Final Four in May. The Mercedes-Benz Arena will be ready to host an extraordinary event and provide basketball fans from across Europe with an unforgettable experience.”

Patrick Femerling, Final Four Berlin Ambassador

“I am very happy that we started the road to the Final Four with this kick-off event here in Berlin with the presentation of the ticket sales and the logo. I am very excited about the Final Four being in Berlin in 2016 and about the other events coming with it. I plan to be a good representative for the Euroleague and for Berlin.”