It’s just not Christmas without it: Stollen from Dresden, home of Germany’s oldest Christmas market. Ingredients such as almonds, raisins, and other goodies give this sweet yeasty bread its special flavor.
Stollen, spiced mulled wine and gingerbread: For many in Germany, these items symbolize Christmastime. But how did these treats come to represent the holidays? Experts say the answer dates back to the 14th century.
Some 100,000 people are expected on the second weekend of Advent at Dresden's Christmas market, known as the Striezelmarkt. A huge stollen about four meters long will be paraded through the historical old town.
Christmas in Europe? Germany's holiday markets quickly come to mind. After the attack on a market in Berlin, we look at the centuries-old history and meaning of Christmas markets for Germany.
In this Arts.21 special edition we meet five young, plucky filmmakers from Pakistan, Iran, Mexico, China and Palestine. Their works break boundaries, and that takes courage.
Arts21 is on a literary adventure. Big topics at this year’s Leipzig Book Fair are Lithuanian literature and Luther. Also featuring: Kermani on tour and picture books to get lost in.
The 500th edition of PopXport will air on April 7. Send us a video with your best wishes. Everyone who does will have a chance to win a BOOMSTER portable stereo from Teufel.
Rodin's lover, sculptor Camille Claudel, gets museum in Paris.
In the wake of the London attack, there was an outpouring of concern on social media, especially via the #Prayfor hashtag used also after the Paris, Nice, Brussels and Berlin terrorist attacks.
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