Frankfurt is mainly associated with banks. But there's a lot more to it. We sample the literary and culinary delights of the city on the River Main.
The world's largest book fair served as the launching pad for DW's bilingual literature special project. "100 German Must-Reads" recommends and presents 100 remarkable German novels that can also be read in English.
The world's largest book fair welcomes France as its guest of honor this year, and French President Emmanuel Macron will be celebrating the opening of the event Tuesday evening, along with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Speaking at the opening gala of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel have promised to foster cultural exchange and European unity. The leaders appealed to tolerance and diversity.
Paintings live on stage: a theater group is re-creating works by Caravaggio. Plus: breathtaking aerial shots of the Zugspitze mountain and surroundings. And German inventor Melitta Bentz, who came up with the coffee filter.
The Italian Malatheatre group called is re-creating famous works by baroque painter Caravaggio live on stage. In the nearly forgotten tradition of Tableaux Vivants, they freeze their movements in pre-rehearsed poses.
Erika Spengler and Adi Geisegger take off in an ultralight to get videos of a hiking trail on the Zugspitze mountain and surroundings. The result is breathtaking views of one of Bavaria’s most beautiful areas.
In 1908, Melitta Bentz was looking for a way to brew coffee without ending up with a cup full of coffee grounds. She put some blotting paper in a pot, punched a hole in the bottom and the rest is coffee-drinking history.
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