It’s just not Christmas without it: Stollen from Dresden, home of Germany’s oldest Christmas market. Ingredients such as almonds, raisins, and other goodies give this sweet yeasty bread its special flavor.
DW's Lukas Stege visits one of the world's oldest Christmas markets, helps bake Stollen, tests his ice skating skills and spends an evening in a fairy-tale theatre.
Winter marks the start of a magical time of Christmas markets in Germany. The festive bazaars attract millions of people, including DW's Eesha Kheny who visited Cologne for her very first Christmas market experience.
Dresden's Striezelmarkt, which claims to be Germany's oldest, opens this Wednesday (Nov, 28) for the 584th time. As on other German Christmas Markets, here too, security is a permanent fixture.
Big stars, hot topics, tough competition: Arts.21 goes behind the scenes at the Berlin International Film Festival. Actress Ine Marie Wilmann, filmmaker Tsitsi Dangaremba, and photographer Birgit Kleber show us the Berlinale up close and personal.
Agent 007 is definitely one of the most famous British fictional figures ever created. But according to some sources, he was actually born in the Ruhr valley. An exhibition in Bochum promotes the spy's German roots.
Who will represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel? Following a long and complicated selection process, here are the contenders. Public voting and a panel of experts are to decide on the winner.
Titian was initially seen as an upstart in 16th-century Venice, but today he's considered a innovator who changed art history. An exhibition at Frankfurt's Städel museum shows the trail he blazed and its broader impact.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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