The 2016 Federal Press Ball is Fifties-themed because the very first ball took place in 1951. Even today many Germans are still in love with the style and the music of that decade. What’s behind this fascination?
Do something for the environment and your waistline, DW author Harald Franzen thought. So he traded his Vespa for a bicycle. Here is how it went.
Big stars, hot topics, tough competition: Arts.21 goes behind the scenes at the Berlin International Film Festival. Actress Ine Marie Wilmann, filmmaker Tsitsi Dangaremba, and photographer Birgit Kleber show us the Berlinale up close and personal.
Agent 007 is definitely one of the most famous British fictional figures ever created. But according to some sources, he was actually born in the Ruhr valley. An exhibition in Bochum promotes the spy's German roots.
Who will represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel? Following a long and complicated selection process, here are the contenders. Public voting and a panel of experts are to decide on the winner.
Titian was initially seen as an upstart in 16th-century Venice, but today he's considered a innovator who changed art history. An exhibition at Frankfurt's Städel museum shows the trail he blazed and its broader impact.
What started as an online student directory aimed at ranking women by their looks quickly grew into the world's most popular social media platform. But as DW's Courtney Tenz argues, we might be happier Facebook free.
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