Many people like to ring in the New Year according to long-held traditions. But those traditions vary widely from country to country across Europe.
Love isn't what it used be, especially in the age of Tinder and online dating when relationships begin and end with a text message. From love letters to May trees, here are a few age-old ways of expressing love.
Many countries launch the New Year with colorful fireworks. There are usually all sorts of different end-of-year customs and traditions as well. How does Germany celebrate? We have five questions for you.
Germans call New Year's Eve "Silvester." Superstitions, customs and party trends: How do people typically celebrate on December 31 in Germany?
The director of the German Film Museum, Ellen Harrington, has a particular connection to '2001, A Space Odyssey'. In an interview with DW, she talks about why she rented a whole cinema to see the film and why she still finds it so fascinating.
Generations of children have loved Judith Kerr's books, which have become school reading material worldwide. Kerr fled Nazi Germany with her family in 1933 — a personal tale she wove into "When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit."
To underline World Refugee Day on June 20, here are 10 famous musicians who fled their home country and whose life would have been very different if they had not been allowed to live somewhere else.
Two years after The Floating Piers, landscape artist Christo is back with a 20-meter-high work, The Mastaba, made of thousands of oil barrels. Despite its size, it's not the most daring project in the artist's career.
So far, it has been difficult to get a hold of documents of the renowned composer. But that will be much easier after the Wagner National Archive has been digitized.
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