Our reporter Annabelle Steffes was on location in Munich – these are her experiences from the opening weekend of the Wiesn.
A mobile fence and a backpack ban are among new measures Munich will use to secure the annual Oktoberfest celebration. Germany is on edge after a recent string of terrorist attacks.
This year marks BWW's 100th anniversary. The German carmaker has created a center for classic cars at the company's first manufacturing site.
After a spate of violence in Bavaria, Oktoberfest organizers are out to make the annual beer celebration as safe as possible. The world-famous festival will be smaller than usual, with only few new Features introduced.
This analysis of the German pop scene's success abroad is unprecedented in scope.
Each week our Arts.21 reporters scour Germany's cultural scene and present you with a selection of their best finds.
German film? Nazi epics and East German dramas come to mind. That's why it's a smart move that Germany has submitted the hilarious comedy "Toni Erdmann" for an Oscar, writes DW's Jochen Kürten.
Ukrainian author Yurii Andrukhovych is receiving a Goethe Medal for bringing Ukraine and Germany closer. It would take a novel to explain recent events in Ukraine, he says. Perhaps he should write it in German.
Stepping in barely four weeks before opening day, he surprised the Bayreuth Festival Orchestra and its public. 73-year-old Hartmut Haenchen is clearly a maestro with a mind of his own, as revealed in a chat with DW.
Self-taught photographer Akinbode Akinbiyi reveals the reality of everyday life in Lagos and other megacities. A 2016 Goethe Medal winner, he is a significant mediator between sub-Saharan Africa and Germany.
As thousands of YouTubers meet in Cologne for Videodays, we found out how to become one. Berlin's YouTube Space director Mounira Latrache explains how she launches stars - and stops online bullying.
Books and theater are out, digital fun is in, according to a recent survey on Germans' favorite pastimes. Meeting with friends and having sex are also less common - but Germans love the internet.
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