Frankfurt is mainly associated with banks. But there's a lot more to it. We sample the literary and culinary delights of the city on the River Main.
The world's largest book fair welcomes France as its guest of honor this year, and French President Emmanuel Macron will be celebrating the opening of the event Tuesday evening, along with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Speaking at the opening gala of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel have promised to foster cultural exchange and European unity. The leaders appealed to tolerance and diversity.
The Frankfurt Book Fair held a heated debate on "Europe and Islam" with bestselling Turkish author Elif Shafak and Algerian novelist Boualem Sansal. The latter is deeply pessimistic.
The "Ice Music Festival," probably the strangest music festival in the world. Plus, amazing light art of "3hund". And: Frozen soap bubbles as a photo motif.
Illuminated shapes in untouched nature. Surreal, but not computer-animated. They’re the brainchild of German artist duo 3hund. Friedrich van Schoor and Tarak Mawad work with simple but ingenious tricks.
German artist Inge Gutbrod's favorite material is wax. Through unique designs, her works highlight the translucency of this material.
Whether it's on book covers, product packaging or posters, hand lettering is enjoying a renaissance in graphic design. Despite living in the digital age, people are embracing the art and learn calligraphy in workshops.
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