The Brandenburg Gate is more than just another historic highlight in the German capital. It has become a symbol of how Germany was divided and is now reunited. And it’s the big photo opportunity in Berlin.
The internationally renowned Berlin-based "Flying Steps" breakdance company has revolutionized the athletic street dance. DW columnist Gero Schliess is captivated by the sense of freedom the group radiates.
The city has come under fire for not lighting up the gate in the Russian flag colors after Monday's St Petersburg attack. A Berlin senator has said the monument should no longer be used a symbol of solidarity.
It was inaugurated 225 years ago, on August 6, 1791. Since then, the Brandenburg Gate has seen the best and the worst of European history unfold - and still stands as a symbol of peace.
Most people only know author Stephen King by the film adaptations of his works. No one else can make audiences quiver in fear quite like he can. His movies are the stuff of nightmares.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Take part in our quiz, and win great CDs! We'll play a cover version of a German hit. Just answer the following question:
He was the first African-American staff journalist at "Life" magazine. Despite segregation laws, Gordon Parks always expected his subjects to meet him eye to eye. His pictures shed a unique light on mid-century America.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version