Our reporter Annabelle Steffes was on location in Munich – these are her experiences from the opening weekend of the Wiesn.
Konga, Skyfall, Toboggan, and the Ferris Wheel - they all have one purpose: a "Riesen Gaudi" - gigantic fun. Along with drinking beer in the festival tent, the rides are traditional attractions at the Oktoberfest.
Even if it's called Oktoberfest - the world's largest beer festival is running from September 16 until October 3. Test your knowledge of the traditional fest in Munich with our quiz!
Even if you speak German well, you might have trouble understanding the Bavarians. Their dialect differs from standard German, and Oktoberfest is the perfect opportunity to brush up on some festival-related expressions.
Samantha Montgomery spends her days working as an elder-care worker and her nights posting videos of herself singing on YouTube. When the Israeli mashup video artist Kutiman samples her singing, "Princess Shaw" becomes a viral sensation.
Nick Cave is a musician, actor, filmmaker, and poet. Now he’s a comic book hero, too. Reinhard Kleist's latest graphic novel is "Nick Cave - Mercy On Me".
Some artists seem to not be content being successful in only one area. Especially among pop musicians, it seems to be fairly common for them to paint as well as to pursue their music. One such artist is Paul McCartney.
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.
With the world's highest number of startups per capita, Israel is a dream come true for many young entrepreneurs. DW went to Tel Aviv's DLD Innovation Festival to find out what makes the Israeli tech scene so successful.
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