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The dirndl is a common sight at Oktoberfest celebrations, but now the traditional dresses from Bavaria are apparently catching on in other parts of Germany.
The Beethoven Project
The Beethoven Project is a DW-TV documentary film following preparations for performances by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen of all nine Beethoven symphonies at the 2009 Beethoven Festival in Bonn. Ahead of this year's festival, the documentary film was shown in Berlin. It will also be broadcast on DW-TV in four parts in October 2010.
Impressionists Festival in Normandy
France's Normandy region inspired many painters associated with the 19th century Impressionist movement and the region is celebrating its artistic heritage this year with a festival featuring some 200 events.
New Trends at IFA International Consumer Electronics Fair
Reporter Axel Primavesi takes a look at what‘s new in the world of home entertainment. 3D TV is just one of the hot topics.
The Chiemgau region southeast of Munich is perhaps best known for the popular Lake Chiemsee, but the surrounding area has plenty to offer to sports enthusiasts.