The small port town of Paphos is the first place in Cyprus to be named a European Capital of Culture. There are plenty of sights, including the sanctuary of Aphrodite, whose mythical birthplace was at Old Paphos.
The city on Cyprus will share the title with the city of Aarhus in Denmark. The planned events under the motto "Linking continents - bridging cultures" will make both locations very attractive travel destinations.
The Mediterranean city of Paphos promises the best weather, and smallest budget, among European capitals of culture. The ancient Cypriot city will also showcase culture that can build bridges in 2017.
The city in Denmark will share the title with the city of Paphos on Cyprus. The planned events under the motto "Linking continents - bridging cultures" will make both locations very attractive travel destinations.
The long-awaited biopic about the band Queen is finally here. Lead singer Freddie Mercury is played by Hollywood star Rami Malek. He gives a brilliant performance that’s already generating Oscars buzz.
Aleida and Jan Assmann have been awarded the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. Their work focuses on the highly topical themes of the German past, cultural memory and historical amnesia.
Newcomer bands from around the world test their mettle at the Wacken Open Air's Metal Battle. Sweden’s Chugger won over the jury with more than just their terrifying outfits.
The fourth Qalandiya International exhibition opens with shows in the West Bank and Gaza, but also Lebanon and Germany, crossing borders the Palestinians themselves can't pass.
It's not all just fun and games when it comes to gaming. The Victoria & Albert Museum explores the transformative power of digital games in its latest exhibition, "Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt."
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