Every year, an amateur choir comes together during Advent to perform Bach's Christmas Oratorio in Hanover. Hundreds of people from all over Germany take part in the tradition.
With almost 80,000 visitors, the Bachfest in Leipzig has once again broken its attendance record. Director Michael Maul talked to DW about the recipe behind this extraordinary success.
During a recent visit to Berlin, IOC President Thomas Bach called for the rights to host the 2024 and the 2028 Olympics to be awarded at the same time. Bach also said that the IOC needed to adjust to a new zeitgeist.
Robert Harting ended his glittering career on Sunday with a second place finish at Berlin’s ISTAF athletics meeting. Despite his share of injuries and scandal, he is set to go down as a giant of German sport.
From Carnival to football and even odder hobbies like rabbit-breeding, there's a club for everyone in Germany. Nearly half of Germans belong to one - and the numbers continue too grow.
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