Following violent anti-asylum seeker rallies by right-wing extremist in Heidenau and xenophobic PEGIDA protests, Saxony wants to revamp its international image with the campaign "Simply Saxony."
This weekend in Berlin, you can get your load of culture without paying too much. Governmental, religious and cultural institutions are opening their doors - some of them late into the night.
After five record years in a row, the number of tourists in Dresden has dropped for the first time this year. Cultural events can contribute to attracting more tourists - but xenophobia obviously doesn't.