Jochen Distelmeyer made his name with a distinctive brand of deutschpop. On his latest album he’s turning his hand to covers of artists as diverse as Radiohead and Britney Spears.
Renowned conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been a vocal critic of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro. Now the government has retaliated by canceling his planned US tour with Venezuela's National Youth Orchestra.
From Marlene Dietrich in the 1920s to the influence of The Beatles and the rise and fall of Nena's Neue Deutsche Welle, German pop has changed a lot in the past 90 years. A Frankfurt exhibition takes a closer look.
Hindus burned down his Muslim grandfather's store in India in 1947. On the 70th anniversary of the India-Pakistan border, musician Zeshan B tells DW how his family and cultural history inspires his soulful sound.
Star Wars film sets in southwestern Tunisia are sinking into the desert sands. After loyal fans raised funds for their protection, a tourist agency is trying to grab more tourists' attention.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Brutally murdered in 1954 at the age of 11, Brigitte Irrgang was later named a Catholic martyr. Now, over half a century later, her memory is being kept alive with a new, multilingual oratorio.
His images borrowed simple, everyday objects while questioning the way we see the world. Belgian Surrealist René Magritte, who died 50 years ago, was a philosopher with a paintbrush.
Refugees are learning how to make YouTube clips at a Berlin workshop. The idea is to strengthen the presence of topics such as migration and integration on the Internet platform.
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