The Danes and Hygge, a ritual of enjoying life's pleasures. Plus, wall calendars and their popularity despite the digital revolution. And, a new film recounts the adventures of ocean researcher Jacques Cousteau.
Every leap into the blue is a risk. But Anna Bader is one of the world’s best cliff divers. Plus: German allotment gardens as seen by star photographer Martin Parr. And postcards through the ages.
Deep dive: Anna von Boetticher is one of the world’s top freedivers. An exclusive restaurant draws celebrities galore at the Venice Film Festival. And: our Europe to the Maxx series visits the Tabernas Desert in Spain.
A century ago, the opulent Ufa-Palast cinema opened in Weimar Berlin and became a venue for celebrated premieres — and later Nazi propaganda. Badly bombed, it was reborn as the Zoo Palast and remains a cinema icon.
After a joint talk at the German-Israeli literature festival, authors Ani and Alfon told DW how they see their role as novelists and why they believe fiction explains the world better than newspapers.
With Bonn the epicenter of the Beethoven anniversary year 2020, the festival in the composer's hometown mounts a calmer, nuanced program in the current season.
Even 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the subject has lost none of its topicality. "Walking Through Walls" in Berlin's Martin-Gropius-Bau is a contemporary response to the subject of confinement.
British voters, it seems, stay polite even when they are angry: A Yorkshire man who told the British prime minister to leave his town is hailed as a hero, leading to a top Twitter trend.
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