Every year, an amateur choir comes together during Advent to perform Bach's Christmas Oratorio in Hanover. Hundreds of people from all over Germany take part in the tradition.
During a recent visit to Berlin, IOC President Thomas Bach called for the rights to host the 2024 and the 2028 Olympics to be awarded at the same time. Bach also said that the IOC needed to adjust to a new zeitgeist.
From Carnival to football and even odder hobbies like rabbit-breeding, there's a club for everyone in Germany. Nearly half of Germans belong to one - and the numbers continue too grow.
Igor Levit is young, in demand and gave three performances at this year's Beethovenfest in Bonn. And he spoke with DW after a recital at the city's Church of the Holy Cross.
With North Korea conducting more nuclear tests, some German sports federations are getting antsy five months ahead of the Winter Olympics. Pyeongchang, the city hosting the event, is very close to North Korea.
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