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)
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.
Baking cookies, drinking mulled wine, or listening to Christmas music - all these things enhance our anticipation of Christmas. But why does Christmas keep bringing a smile to most of our faces?
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.
The German Film Awards, also called Lola Awards, have changed names a few times over the years. Just like the Oscars, they honor the most outstanding films of the last year - but have also been criticized in recent past.
What looks like an idyllic rural setting is in fact akin to hell on earth. Award-winning German author Juli Zeh writes about the egotism of our time in a book that has once again received rave Reviews.
According to media reports, Adele is close to sign one of the biggest record deals in music history with Sony Music. Sources differ on the sums involved, ranging from 100 to 160 million euros.
Jana Revedin is demanding a paradigm shift in architecture. The architect and professor asks her colleagues to construct answers to the architecture questions of our time.
On May 12, 1941, 75 years ago, the world's first computer was released: The legendary Z3 was the ultra heavy and bulky grandfather of the Apple Watch. Revisit the vintage models of the machine that has changed our lives.
It’s a massive optical illusion in front of the Louvre Museum in Paris: When viewed from just the right vantage point the piece by French Artist JR creates an illusion of the iconic glass pyramid seeming to vanish.
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