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.
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Jan 23, 2017
It doesn’t happen every day that a new art museum opens. On January 23, the Museum Barberini in Potsdam will show modernist art works amidst Baroque architecture.
New art museum in Potsdam
Jan 17, 2017
A key gathering place for international fashion designers and retailers – and bang up to date with all the latest trends: for three days, Berlin will be dominated by fashion and lifestyle.
Berlin Fashion Week
Jan 10, 2017
Did you know that 'Africa' was a tiny hamlet in Brandenburg? Or that there are 11 'Cameroons' in Germany? African place names in Germany have a varied history. Africa is a continent? Of course. In German, it's spelt "Afrika" and that is also the name of a hamlet in the Uckermark district of the state of Brandenburg in eastern Germany. It consists of a sandy lane, four farm houses and a small stream. "What's special about our "Afrika" is that you can drive here and have a look," said local mayor Kai Herrmann. He is actually the mayor of the municipality of Flieth-Stegelitz to which "Afrika" belongs. So he is mayor of "Afrika" as well. "There is only one mayor of "Afrika" as far I'm aware," he said.
Germany's African place names
Jan 9, 2017
More and more people are using their bikes. Germans own 72 million bicycles. In purely statistical terms, therefore, almost every one of Germany’s 82 million inhabitants has a bike.
Germany – land of bicycles