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

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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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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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Citizens for Europe – on the streets, in dialogue

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The New German President

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German-French Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law

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Women in the United Nations: One Billion Rising

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Germany for United Nations Security Council 2019-20

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Guardian of our Values: The German Constitutional Court

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Mar 24, 2017 1:38 PM

Merkel tells Abbas, two-state solution only alternative

The two-state scenario of Palestinians living alongside Israel remains the "only sensible alternative," Chancellor Angela Merkel has told Mahmoud Abbas in Berlin. The Palestinian president is also due to visit Brussels.


Mar 24, 2017 12:48 PM

Germany seeks EU help in steel row with the US

Germany has called on the European Commission to back its steelmakers by insisting on global trade rules in a dispute with US competitors over alleged German price dumping on the embattled US market.


Mar 24, 2017 12:16 PM

'My son was not depressed,' father of Germanwings co-pilot says

The father of Andreas Lubitz, the co-pilot who crashed a Germanwings plane in the French Alps, says his son was not depressed at the time of the disaster. Victims' families have criticized the timing of his announcement.


Mar 24, 2017 11:36 AM

Crisis-hit EU will prevail, says Schäuble

The European Union will prevail, despite its 60th birthday crises, predicts German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble. He's also criticized Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel for intimating that Greece will get more money.

Mar 24, 2017 11:23 AM

Hamilton dominates Australian Grand Prix practice sessions

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has dominated the practice runs ahead of the first race of the 2017 Formula One season. The cars are faster than in 2016, but some drivers struggled to control their vehicles.


Mar 24, 2017 11:17 AM

Glass sculptures by Susan Liebold

The German artist Susan Liebold makes sculptures out of glass which look like they came from outer space or from the sea. Her new piece is a giant jellyfish! 


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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!