Hardly anyone knows it, but Hanover is a magnet for music-lovers. It boasts more than 400 choirs. The rock band the Scorpions and Eurovision winner Lena come from the capital of Lower Saxony. Now it's making a bid to become a UNESCO City of Music.
While Croatia's unique natural beauty continues to draw tourists, its medieval cities also have a lot to offer. Besides Split and Dubrovnik, Zadar is one such attraction. DW's Eesha Kheny travels to find out more.
Fifteen police officers have been injured in violence following a music festival in the Hessian city of Darmstadt. Alcohol is thought to have played a role in the clashes.
French House music in Paris and flash mobs in Berlin: June 21 is Fete de la Musique. The night of free and spontaneous concerts is a tradition that was created in France in 1982.
Rappers Kollegah and Farid Bang were accused of anti-Semitism and hate speech in their latest album. Protests against the lyrics led to the scrapping of the Echo music awards, which the pair had won in April.
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