What's going on in Germany?

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Cultural life in Germany

Cultural life in Germany is varied and exciting - why not discover it for yourself!

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The German News Service is a free news wire of the Deutsche Welle in cooperation with the German Press Agency (dpa) especially for media representatives as well as for everyone who is interested in Germany and wants to know more about German lifestyle, business and culture.

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SPORT IN DEUTSCHLAND

Sport means more than competition – it also stands for fairness, respect and human encounters. Sport can be a great force for integration, bringing people together across national frontiers.

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Going Out and Partying

Berlin is not only the centre of German political life but also the throbbing heart of the country’s party scene. The city boasts more than 200 clubs offering the right sort of music for every party-goer, whether they prefer indie, rock, pop, dance, minimal or electro. In addition, there are countless pubs, bars and cafés – the perfect place to spend pleasant summer evening out of doors.

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Berlin Street Food

Berlin boasts some thousands of imbissbuden (snack shops) selling quick food fixes from all corners of the globe. The döner kebab is by far the most popular, but the currywurst is a cult classic. 

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German Wines - Leading the Field Again Worldwide

Germany’s winegrowing regions are among the most northerly in the world. That is what makes German wines so distinctive: the grapes enjoy long periods of growth in moderate summer heat, which gives the wines their renowned lightness and fruity aroma.

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Germany’s image abroad

Germany is more popular with its European neighbours than you would think. This has been demonstrated by the Germany List, a Europe-wide survey on Germany’s image abroad carried out by the Goethe-Institut, the newspaper “Die Welt” and the radio station “Deutschlandradio Kultur”.

What's going on in Germany?

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The Ukraine and Germany: Looking ahead post-Euromaidan

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Moving people – with street football

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Menschen bewegen – on stilts

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Moving People – with Medical Technology

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Menschen bewegen 2016

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Neither Boomtown nor Hypezig – just Leipzig

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Germany’s Cross-Cultural Music Scene

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My Germany: Undertaker Vildane Uludağ

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My Germany: Poetry Slammer and Writer Sulaiman Masomi

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The UN's Bonn Headquarters - the Success Story Continues

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My Germany – Actor Dayan Kodua

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The Humboldt-Forum in the new Berlin

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German-Israeli Youth Congress 2015: a Video Diary

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2019 - The Bauhaus Centenary

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My Germany: „District Mother“ Hanin Krimmling

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Science on Stage: Science Slam

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Training for the Fast Track Diplomatic Service

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Behind the scenes at the Berlinale: The interpreters

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Tourists work as volunteers for homeless people

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Dresden Flies the Flag for Openness and Tolerance

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Season's Greetins from the German Foreign Office

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Schwibbögen: a Christmas woodcraft from the Erzgebirge mountains

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Frohes Fest und guten Rutsch

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The club scene of Berlin

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It's the World Wide Web's 25th anniversary - so what does the Internet mean to Germans?

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The baking diploma for non-Germans

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Destination Germany: Climbing in the Sächsische Schweiz

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CrossCulture: Intercultural Dialogue with the Islamic World

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Genscher and the Refugees at the Prague Embassy in 1989

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Stumbling Blocks - Commemorate Nazi Victims

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“Made in Germany” – The Future of the Brand

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Destination Germany: Sailing in Brandenburg

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Jun 24, 2016 1:41 PM

Officials: German hostage taker had no real firearms

The man who took over a cinema in western Germany carried only air guns and dummy grenades, German prosecutors have said. Police killed the 19-year-old while storming the scene.


Jun 24, 2016 12:00 PM

Carolin Emcke wins the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade

In recognition of work on behalf of peace, the award goes to a German journalist and author who has frequently written and reported from war zones and crisis regions.


Jun 24, 2016 11:26 AM

'Berlin's austerity policies have lost a big supporter'

The Brits have voted themselves out of the European Union. Now pressure to reform the EU is growing on Brussels and Berlin, Philipp Rotmann, a political scientist at the Global Public Policy Institute, tells DW.

Jun 24, 2016 10:39 AM

Deutsche Börse, LSE merger will carry on regardless

The Brexit vote has not impacted the resolve of Deutsche Börse and the London Stock Exchange to push through their planned merger. They said the tie-up would be even more important now that Britain was leaving the EU.


Jun 24, 2016 10:36 AM

Chile to preserve Colonia Dignidad cult archive

Chilean authorities have declared the archive of the notorious Colonia Dignidad cult to be part of its "national heritage. " The German-led community had cooperated with the Pinochet regime.


Jun 24, 2016 10:17 AM

Opinion: Brexit is culture's wake-up call

The British have voted to leave the European Union - and now the cultural sector is suddenly waking up to the potential consequences of a Brexit. And they're right to be worried, says DW's culture editor, Stefan Dege.


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Germany - The travel destination

Tourist information on holidaying in Germany, conference venues, shopping or ideas for young people: consult the German National Tourist Board website for all this – and much, much more!