The Danes are ranked as the world's happiest people. Hygge may have something to do with it. Difficult to sum up in one word, "hygge" is a Danish ritual of enjoying life's pleasures.
The Danes and Hygge, a ritual of enjoying life's pleasures. Plus, wall calendars and their popularity despite the digital revolution. And, a new film recounts the life of the famous ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau.
The Danes and Hygge, a ritual of enjoying life's pleasures. Plus, wall calendars and their popularity despite the digital revolution. And, a new film recounts the adventures of ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau.
Germany is at it again: The never-ending debate on what makes the country typically German is a hot topic once more. Other countries, however, are also in search of their cultural identities, like Denmark and Australia.
Producer Janine Jackowski puts films by and about women to the fore. Including Maren Ade's prize-winning Toni Erdmann.
The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in literature, is cutting all ties with a man facing a series of sexual harassment allegations. The influential person had been closely linked with the institution.
With the successful staging of "Fiddler on the Roof," the Komische Oper celebrates its 70th anniversary. For DW columnist Gero Schliess, the smallest of the three Berlin opera houses is particularly inspiring right now.
Bauhaus is one of Germany's most successful cultural exports. But these days, 22 of the world's leading architecture offices are American, 17 British - and only three German.
After the "Jamaica" coalition talks aimed at building the next German government collapsed in Berlin on Sunday, Germany's top culture critics took to Twitter to voice their opinions.
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