German Lifestyle and Culture News

German has seemingly endless cultural offerings, sporting opportunities for the active and the spectator, events and institutions catering to young and old alike, and traditions that have been in practise for centuries.

What people are drinking in Germany

Jun 14, 2017 |
Lemonade in Germany

Aromatic, fruity or dry: the summer in Germany has some very tempting cold beverages that are great in autumn, too. Here are four contemporary trends.

Music in Africa Project

Jun 14, 2017 |
Concert by Music in Africa

The world of African music is highly diverse – but hardly networked to date. The “Music In Africa” online platform seeks to change all that. Co-founder Jens Cording recounts how music contributes to fostering understanding on the African continent – and what stylistic diversity Africa has to offer.

German model of universities of applied sciences in Kenya

Feb 9, 2017 | German Embassy Nairobi

The German Foreign Office and the Kenyan Ministry of Education signed a Joint Declaration of Intent on the establishment of the Eastern African-German University of Applied Sciences in Nairobi on February 9. The project will help create a model of vocational-oriented academic training in close cooperation with industry, the aim being to boost employment among the young population.

Berlinale rolls out the red carpet

Feb 7, 2017 |
Every year about 400 films are screened as part of the public programme - most of them world or European premieres

On February 9, the 67th Berlin International Film Festival kicks off. Recently, Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick presented the jury and the Berlinale films. Until February 19, 399 films will be screened in Berlin.

New sound from Hamburg

Feb 6, 2017 |
Hip-hop musician Ace Tee comes from Hamburg and has Ghanaian roots

A star of the internet has risen: The hip-hop musician Ace Tee is enjoying international success with her Youtube hit “Bist Du down” – in German.

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