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 Baltic Region – Sustainability and Growth for its People

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The art world is focused on Germany – it’s Documenta14 in Kassel

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The Berlinale Africa Hub

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A lot more than the Berlinale – film in Germany

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More to come – AArtists in Residence to stay on roof

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Cultural Preservation – A Program of the German Foreign Ministry

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New perspectives: AArtist in residence at the Foreign Office

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The German-Chinese Exchange Year for School Pupils and Young People 2016

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Moving people – and opening up society

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Moving people – with games

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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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Happy Birthday! Erasmus Turns 30

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Dual training schemes in Germany - making a successful career start

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Dual Training in Germany

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Studying as a foreign student in Germany

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The Treaty of Rome – 60 years on – why is it cause to celebrate?

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Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

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The New German President

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Jul 20, 2017 6:15 PM

Summer transfers 2017: Chicharito close to West Ham move

Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has agreed on a move to West Ham United, pending a medical in London. It's another big blow for Bayer Leverkusen; Chicharito scored 39 goals in 76 competitive Leverkusen appearances.


Jul 20, 2017 3:16 PM

Germany reviews export credits to Turkey over blacklisted firms

Foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel has announced a review of German state guarantees for financing exports to Turkey, and warned citizens to be careful when travelling to the country amid escalating tensions.

Jul 20, 2017 12:16 PM

Germany overhauls Turkey policy

Germany is sharpening its policy toward Turkey in response to jailings of journalists and human rights activists. The new tone together with an increased travel warning has been met with outrage in Ankara.


Jul 20, 2017 11:46 AM

How African migrants are turning the tide for refugees in Germany

Who is more qualified to help migrants and refugees than other migrants and refugees? That's the premise of AfricanTide, an organization that runs daycares, German classes and a shelter for refugees in Dortmund, Germany.


Jul 20, 2017 11:03 AM

German police swoop over child sex abuse images

Federal police in Germany have searched the homes of 67 people suspected of using an internet platform to share child sexual abuse images. The raids follow the arrests of 14 people over material shared on the darknet.


Jul 20, 2017 9:06 AM

Anti-Semitism on rise in Berlin schools, says US Jewish group

The American Jewish Committee says anti-Semitism is increasing at schools in Berlin. The group noted the trend was on the rise among pupils with a Turkish or Arabic background following strict forms of Islam.


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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!