Cultural life in Germany

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

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Deutsche Welle boosts The Bobs international online award

Deutsche Welle (DW) launches its renowned international contest "The Bobs - Best of Online Activism" with a new approach. The focus is now on the "Freedom of Speech Award."

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Nov 21, 2017 3:00 PM

Diaries, eyeglasses among John Lennon's items recovered in Berlin

Missing for more than a decade, over 100 items believed to have belonged to the late musician were recovered in Berlin. A suspect has been charged in their theft.


Nov 21, 2017 2:20 PM

Fatih Akin's latest film takes up terror from right extremists

With "In the Fade," the acclaimed director takes up the case of murders in Germany committed by the NSU terror cell.


Nov 21, 2017 10:49 AM

Comedy about neo-Nazis wins Emmy

The German comedy series "The Braun Family" about two neo-Nazis who suddenly have a young Black girl as roommate took home an International Emmy Monday night after the awards ceremony was held in New York.


Nov 20, 2017 2:56 PM

Artists react to collapse of German coalition talks

DW's Sergey Elkin's cartoon of Angela Merkel reacting to the situation

After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.


Nov 20, 2017 2:12 PM

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary

It was a marriage of love, celebrated just two years after the end of World War II, on November 20, 1947. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip now mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family gathering.


Cultural life in Germany

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21st International Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart

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So what makes for a good animation? At the Festival of Animated Film in Stuttgart, some 80 thousand people came to enjoy the genre in all its variety. They range from top billing animated features to computer games - and everything in between.