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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Video Archive

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Foreign policy needs a strong civil society - a prelude to a strategic dialogue between foundations and the Federal Foreign Office

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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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Learning German at PASCH schools

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A World Cup Living Room in your Local Football Stadium

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Saving the Angkor Wat Temple Complex Anmoderation: The

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Commemorating the fall of the Berlin wall 25 years ago

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Feb 11, 2016 12:39 PM

Auschwitz guard Reinhold H. goes on trial in Germany

The court case against a 94-year-old former SS soldier has opened in the western German city of Detmold. Reinhold H. is charged with 170,000 counts of accessory to murder between January 1943 and June 1944.


Feb 11, 2016 12:04 PM

Top diplomats to meet in Munich for Syrian peace effort

Foreign ministers from 17 nations are gathering in Munich for a planned peace conference hosted by the US and Russia. Moscow has been supporting a massive Syrian regime offensive on the rebel-held city of Aleppo.


Feb 11, 2016 12:00 PM

Opinion: Integration in the workplace is key to social cohesion

"Human dignity is inviolable. All authorities have a duty to protect it" - as stated in Germany's Constitution

The arrival of many displaced persons and new immigrants in Germany heralds an era of great and unique challenges, writes Reiner Hoffmann, Chairman of the German Trade Union Federation (DGB).


Feb 11, 2016 11:35 AM

Radmann: no bribery, just a contract to keep quiet

A close associate of Franz Beckenbauer has denied that Germany paid bribes as part of its bid to host the 2006 World Cup. However, Fedor Radmann also said that a contract with Jack Warner was meant to keep him quiet.


Feb 11, 2016 11:33 AM

Why more tourists are flocking to Germany

Germany's tourism numbers are up for the sixth year in a row. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise. After all, it was only last month that Germany was voted the 'best country' in a global poll.


Feb 11, 2016 11:23 AM

First Germany-made Amazon TV series to star Matthias Schweighöfer

Actor Matthias Schweighöfer with Germany's Amazon Video director Christoph Schneider

A hacker attack and the perils of cyberspace are at the heart of Amazon's first streaming series created in Germany. The show aims to reach international audiences - and stars heartthrob Matthias Schweighöfer.


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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!