He was the heavyweight of Italian slapstick, with a punch like no other.
The Eurovision Song Contest is taking over in Lisbon, but Portugal's capital has its own long musical history. Musician Telmo Pires told DW why the authentic fado tradition beats the glamor of Eurovision.
What does "Heimat" signify? A feeling of home and belonging to a place, a personal comfort zone? Sociologist Armin Nassehi discusses the numerous interpretations of the sometimes controversial term.
Mummies tell us stories of past times, with some going as far back as thousands of years ago. But how does mummification work? And what are the world's most famous mummies?
KINO brings you excerpts from Romy Schneider's best films, including A Simple Story by Claude Sautet, The Swimming Pool by Jacques Deray and That Most Important Thing: Love by Andrzej Zulawski and explains why these films were so important for the actress.
Whether you'd like to introduce your kids or yourself to German culture, a good place to start is with literature for children. For World Children's Day, here are a few of the country's favorites.
The first anniversary of #Me Too, and the 100th of women's suffrage in Germany. But what role do women play in the German music industry? Why aren't there more women in the charts? Our series begins with singer Lary.
If Vivian Maier is now considered one of the most important street photographers of the United States, her fame came posthumously. Her work is now shown in Germany at the Willy-Brandt-Haus in Berlin.
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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