In October 1990, Tokio Hotel's two frontmen were still small children. The advance of the teen band from provincial eastern Germany to a worldwide celebrated pop quartet is partly due to the new opportunities in a united Germany.
They only know the Cold War from their parents' stories. They live between nostalgia and the search for their own identity. How does the generation born after Germany's reunification in 1990 view the Day of German Unity?
DJs like Felix Jaehn, Alle Farben and Paul van Dyk are superstars of the scene. They regularly top the international charts and headline dance festival line-ups around the world – and are Germany’s No. 1 music export!
The Day of German Unity takes place as Germany struggles with internal problems in the wake of parliamentary elections. What's more, the country must also position itself internationally, writes DW's Ines Pohl.
Tokio Hotel is one of the most successful German bands of the new millenium. We'll tell you about their new album, meet the band on tour, talk to them about their fans, and play videos of their biggest hits.
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