Romanian slackliner Flaviu Cernescu quit his job as a computer programmer to pursue dizzying heights and promote his native Transylvania.
Daredevil slackliner Flaviu Cernescu from Romania is a master of balance: he slacklines between highrises, or rides a unicycle on a brigde railing. He even slacklines at night.
Extreme athletes are always chasing records with daredevil stunts. Trial bike world champion Kenny Belaey hit the headlines in 2015 after riding a 20 meter slackline at a height of 2,700 meters.
DW visits the set of "Cherry Blossoms & Demons": Ten years on Doris Dörrie is shooting a sequel to her hit "Cherry Blossoms". The main characters died in the original but come back as ghosts in a new movie which once again has much to do with Japan.
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."
An opera singer with a rock star, a dead man with his daughter, a country star with a rapper: There have been a lot of unusual duet partners throughout pop music history that at first glance don't seem to fit together.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have shifted the balance of power in arts and culture. At DW's Global Media Forum in Bonn, a panel of prominent women from four different continents discusses the seismic changes underway.
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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