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Following the scandal over an antisemitic artwork at documenta fifteen in Kassel, the curatorial team has now been joined by the artist collective Taring Padi in apologizing.
In this episode of DW Festival Concert, we’ll hear pieces by the legendary Ukrainian composer Valentin Silvestrov and the Italian maestro Giuseppe Verdi's "Messa de Requiem."
DW's Shabnam Surita believed she had nothing in common with the boy wizard. But 25 years after J. K. Rowling's first "Harry Potter" book was published, she recalls how their very different life stories became entwined.
From beer to nudity and ridiculous grammar — we uncover the quirks and idiosyncrasies of the German culture.
DW's list of German-language novels published since 1900 that have been translated into English is the first of its kind.
Decades ago, Deutsche Welle started collecting works of art. Over the past years, that collection has been expanded to include contemporary African art.
Ugandan musician and politician Bobi Wine says culture can flourish with freedom. He was part of a group of African artists invited to a DW panel to discuss opportunities for Africa's creative scene.
The Spanish author's novel "Easy Reading" sees four women with disabilities struggle against powerlessness and fight for self-determination.
The winner of the prestigious Ingeborg Bachmann Prize is chosen among authors reading a 25-minute text on TV. A look at the peculiar contest that now features more diversity than ever.
This week, the G7 summit in Germany will be held in the same hotel for the second time: Schloss Elmau. But why there? Perhaps it's because the hotel has some special features.
Early warnings that documenta guest curators ruangrupa art collective of Indonesia supported anti-Jewish tendencies were ignored. Predictably, that has led to controversy, DW's Sabine Kieselbach writes.
Baz Luhrmann's fast-paced ride through the life of Elvis Presley arrives in cinemas, with Austin Butler as the singing sensation and Tom Hanks playing his manager.
How Germans describe an affluent lifestyle, a colloquial term used for serving time behind bars — and a typical sarcastic response.
How Germans describe a luxurious life style — and the idiom they use for serving time in prison.
After first covering up an artwork deemed to include antisemitic depictions, Documenta organizers have pulled down the controversial banner by artist collective Taring Padi.
The entertainer had molested a 16-year-old in 1975 at the Playboy Mansion, according to a Los Angeles County jury. The victim, who is now 64, was awarded financial compensation.
A mural by an Indonesian collective was taken down after critics complained of antisemitic tropes at Documenta, Germany's renowned Documenta art gathering.
Starting June 26, the G7 summit is being held for the second time in the Alpine castle of Schloss Elmau in southern Germany. What makes the five-star luxury hotel so special? We found out.
Some sights in Germany draw several million visitors a year - unless there is a pandemic. They include Cologne Cathedral, the Berlin Wall, and Neuschwanstein Castle.
In a "highly unusual find," archaeologists in the Netherlands uncovered the remains of temples where Roman soldiers once paid tribute to their gods and goddesses.
The legendary German composer's creation is the most influential piano work in music history, played to this day by musicians who want to perfect their technique.
Most European countries have lifted travel restrictions — despite ongoing high infection numbers. DW Travel has compiled this overview of EU rules.
Travel in Europe is subject to COVID-19 restrictions. The omicron variant has led to higher numbers of infections, which are often less severe. This is how Germany is responding to the current situation.
Stuck at home and unsure what to cook? Check out our YouTube channel "DW Food"!
Razor-sharp and funny to boot: That's the cartoonist's mission. But could those adjectives describes Germans as well? Artist Miguel Fernandez pokes fun at the stereotypes and personality traits attributed to the Germans.
Frankfurt is home to Germany’s only skyscraper skyline. Darmstadt and Kassel boast UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Goethe was born in this region, as well as the Brothers Grimm. Welcome to Hesse!
The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation runs Berlin museums - and one of the world's largest collection of exhibits.
DW's web documentary shows how artists built a new life after fleeing their home country.
How can the arts move the continent forward? An Arts.21 debate at the Global Media Forum.
Harry Potter’s own Edinburgh, a parade for Hieronymus Bosch, and Ivan Dorn, a popstar from Ukraine.
Politically engaged women face a number of challenges — from online harassment to the digital divide.
DW presenter Lukas Stege tours the Lech river from Austria to Landsberg am Lech in Germany.
Under the motto "Bach — We Are Family," choirs from all over the world will be guests in Leipzig from June 9-19, 2022.
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