Germany has been trying to explain its culture to incoming refugees, in hopes of integrating them ASAP. Now a Syrian refugee called Firas Alshater is using YouTube to explain Germans to the Germans - in a humorous way.
Get ready for the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival! DW asked director Dieter Kosslick what makes him happy about this year's program - and he revealed how he survives the big event.
Actress Charlotte Rampling is turning 70. Here's a look back at a career characterized by mysterious sex appeal.
To understand the "strange" Carnival culture, you'll need to learn a few typical expressions from the Kölsch dialect. If they're new to you, don't start doubting your German skills - most Germans don't know them either.
Til Schweiger stars as a detective in Germany's celebrated "Tatort" crime show - and breaks a long-standing tradition.
Punk activist Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is back in a new Pussy Riot video: new style, same resistance.
They may talk "funny," but that sure hasn't stopped these five Hollywood stars.
Music legend Maurice White of the funk and soul group Earth, Wind & Fire has died "peacefully" at the age of 74.
Benjamin Millepied, who choreographed the film "Black Swan," is leaving the Paris Opera Ballet.
A century ago, international artists and writers met in Zurich to form a new movement: Dadaism.
Once a year, the Vienna State Opera turns into the world's most famous ballroom. Its annual ball features dolled up debutantes and local and international celebrities, all moving to the three-four beat of the waltz.
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is planning a work to commemorate the refugees who drowned on their way to Europe.The memorial will be made out of 14,000 life jackets left by migrants on the beach.
Estonia's second-largest city Tartu outdoes the capital Tallinn when it comes to street art.
The WHO wants to ban smoking from movies, arguing that smoking behavior is contagious.
Felix Klieser plays the horn with his toes and has won the Leonard Bernstein Award.
Lego has released a trailer for its upcoming video game, "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens."
Adolphe Binder takes over the direction of the world famous modern dance company.
Over a year after "Billboard" magazine introduced streaming in its famous music charts, Germany is finally following suit.
Alexandra Lier photographs the crazy car races in the salt desert of Utah.
Picasso was a man of many talents, who always returned to the same place whenever his life took a new direction: the window. A new exhibition in Hamburg examines the artist's intimate relationship with this theme.
The superstar is back with a new rock album called "Wonderful Crazy Night."
In this multimedia special, DW explores how artists around the world advocate for freedom.
San Sebastián, a European Capital of Culture 2016, is seeking to overcome its past and there are plenty of reasons to plan a trip this year. But how valuable is the title in the long-run?
Can you guess these popular German proverbs? DW presents exclusive illustrations of 14 favorite sayings.
You shared your favorites after we presented 14 famous German proverbs in original illustrations. Here are your picks.
The first of six programs with Anima eterna at the Beethovenfest
On the playbill: the Swedish composer's Third Symphony
Elton John is rocking on with his latest album, British actress Charlotte Rampling turns 70, and the twins who built a miniature wonderland in Hamburg
Arts 21 enters the world of unorthodox artist Isa Genzken and visits the Masters’ Houses – a unique Bauhaus ensemble in Dessau. And: loving and dying with Martin Walser. Plus: reviving the operetta.
Virtual reality on the big screen: for filmmaking, it’s a revolution on the scale of talking pictures. KINO travels to virtual worlds and visits visual effects specialists in Stuttgart, Berlin and Los Angeles.
Sarah talks to the acclaimed opera and theater director Peter Sellars about staging classical music.
Rammstein, Tokio Hotel, Scorpions – they’re among the top 10 rock bands from Germany.
Risks for whistleblowers and opportunities for virtual reality. And on Exit: a music video with a retro feel.
This time we visit the Allgäu, Gravenhorst Priory, Hamburg and Heidelberg.
So you think you're funny when you wear a big red nose? Others might think differently, according to this German word.
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