Our reporter Annabelle Steffes was on location in Munich – these are her experiences from the opening weekend of the Wiesn.
We wanted to see you at a party that you celebrate in October. Find out here whether you have won a wristwatch in the exclusive Euromaxx design.
Southern Brazil is home to the largest Oktoberfest in the world after Munich. While the Bavarian original wrapped up at the beginning of October, the Brazilian offshoot is running the whole month. It's less surprising than you might think, considering the very large population of German descendants in the region.
Bavaria captivates tourists with its rustic traditions, royal palaces, and, of course, the Alps.
Jürgen Cyrulik just wanted out of the GDR, but didn't know how. Fleeing through Bulgaria seemed like a possibility, so in 1988 he dared the escape and was captured. 30 years later he meets the border guard who caught him.
German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."
"I was the official enemy of the East German state," says German rock legend Udo Lindenberg. Since the 1970s, he’d opposed the Berlin Wall through his work and actions. Arts.21 spoke to him about his commitment to East Germans and about his music.
With Martin Kippenberger, nothing was private. His life was art: intense, loud and excessive. All of his work carried biographic traces. An exhibition at the Bonn Bundeskunsthalle showcases his work.
After US President Trump told Turkish counterpart Erdogan in a letter "not to be a fool" or a "tough guy" on Syria, Hillary Clinton mocked Trump by tweeting a fake diplomatic missive by J. F. Kennedy.
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