Many people like to ring in the New Year according to long-held traditions. But those traditions vary widely from country to country across Europe.
Germany is full of traditions celebrated throughout the year, but autumn has its own special brand of festivities celebrating harvest, light, liberty and luck to warm up a season heading into darkness.
Many countries launch the New Year with colorful fireworks. There are usually all sorts of different end-of-year customs and traditions as well. How does Germany celebrate? We have five questions for you.
Germans call New Year's Eve "Silvester." Superstitions, customs and party trends: How do people typically celebrate on December 31 in Germany?
They’re still fighting against prejudice and obstacles: female directors working in the international movie business. This despite the lasting success and impact of many unforgettable movies made by women. Many of these productions were also massive box office hits - for example the Oscar-winning drama "The Piano” by New Zealand’s Jane Campion.
We present the definitive list of 100 German must-read novels that have been translated into English. What topics have been gripping readers for over a century? Part 2 of our talk on this DW project.
Selecting one's favorites among the many artists who have been recorded by the Deutsche Grammophon Company (DG) is nearly an impossible task. We tried it anyway.
Artists from the 31 countries involved in the First World War were given a block of wood from the front. They created different commemorative works reflecting on the destruction of war and the hope for peace.
Now performing in Berlin, the South Korean Bangtan Boys, or BTS, with Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V and Jungkook, not only top worldwide album charts, but also social media trends. What's behind the K-Pop craze?
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version