In 2011, Hamburg songwriter founded the band "The Refugees". The line-up features musicians from various parts of Germany who have applied for political asylum in Germany. We catch up with them on tour.
On June 29 the renowned Nigerian concert series once again hits Lagos. Its organizer, German-Nigerian musician Ade Bantu, sees Afropolitan Vibes as a venue for political criticism and a way to promote young musicians.
To underline World Refugee Day, here are 10 people who pursued their musical dream after fleeing persecution or conflict and became world famous, from Freddy Mercury to M.I.A.
Musical bands with international members, plays with German and refugee actors: Culture and art projects are good for solidarity in a society, a German study finds.
The mood was explosive as far-right populists staged a rally in the capital, and their detractors turned out en masse to shout them down. DW's Jefferson Chase ventured between the political frontlines.
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