From Christmas markets and mulled wine to family gatherings and traditional food, find out how Germany celebrates the holiday season.
For most families, Christmas wouldn't be the same without a Christmas tree. They didn't become a widespread tradition until the 19th century, but decorating trees has been going on for longer than you might think. (19.12.2012)
The mood among German business leaders has risen for the second consecutive month in December, the Ifo research group has found. As tensions in the eurozone ease, German CEOs expect a pick up in their business. (19.12.2012)
Christmas wouldn't be Christmas without a Tannenbaum. The Tannenbaum may be quintessentially German, but how important are trees in the German capital? DW's Tamsin Walker went to find out. (14.12.2012)
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is Germany's Christmas capital and it's the home of the world's only Christmas museum. It's also the only place you can buy Christmas products at any time of year. (06.12.2012)
In Germany, December is full of festivities, cultural events, artistic offerings and parties of every shape and form - from Christmas markets, to musicals, exhibitions and New Year's Eve celebrations. (01.12.2012)
A Hong Kong family was among the victims of the axe assault carried out by a teenage Afghan asylum seeker on a train near Würzburg. The Chinese city's government advises Hong Kong tourists in Germany to remain cautious.
From mulled wine to Advent calendars, people come from all over the world to experience Christmas in Germany - with or without snow. See for yourself with these articles and picture galleries.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees are experiencing their first Christmas in Germany. One of the most solid traditions associated with the holiday season is a visit to the Christmas markets. One refugee family in Zwickau share their experience.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
Shot putter Heidi Krieger, now Andreas, was systematically doped in East Germany - an experience that influenced his gender identity. A film about Krieger shows why every sports fan should care about the doping issue.
The ghostwriter of the best-selling "The Art of the Deal" reveals everything he fears about Donald Trump. He regrets contributing to forging the myth - not only because the presidential candidate doesn't read books.
Wacken Open Air in northern Germany is the biggest heavy metal festival on the planet. The Metal Battle section pits 30 up-and-coming bands from around the world against each other. We present three of them.
The Salzburg Festival is star-studded yet again - but this year, it could easily become a one-man show. These are the highlights for 2016.
After using social media to publicly quash the coup, Turkey's government is cracking down on news sites and purging state institutions again. Here is how censorship works in the country - and how Turks react to it.
With its flying brooms and daring duels in the air, Quidditch was invented by Harry Potter writer J.K. Rowling. But the fictional sport has become reality - and a world championship is taking place in Germany.
© 2016 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version