Fashion Design from the Alpine State Make Its Mark in the U.S.
By Sonia Laszlo
Austrian crystals by Swarovski have become a staple in the fashion world. Yet the Alpine country has so much more to offer when it comes to fashion. Up-and-coming Austrian designers whose work span from apparel, accessories to jewelry are And_I, Anna [...]
The historic Austrian city, often referred to as “stage of the world,” may attract visitors through its famous native son and its past musical glories captured in the movie “The Sound of Music”. However, there are some well-kept secrets and many other cultural venues that will have you wanting to return again and again. [...]
TESTE DEIN DEUTSCH!
By Cecilia Cloughly
Find 18 mistakes and send your answers to email@example.com The first 10 email senders who submit all correct answers will receive a complimentary annual gift subscription to German World Magazine.
Note: Some mistakes are aimed at intermediate students and others are for advanced students.
12 Gründe, warum man Deutsch lernen soll.
Warum ist es [...]
Kevin Schwarzwald Performing Live with Country Music Star Keith Urban
Although the term “Wunderkind” should not be used lightly, it came immediately to mind when I heard a violin performance by Kevin Schwarzwald, a 17-year old Austrian musician, who joined his father, award-winning composer, saxophone player and music producer Reinhold Schwarzwald, on stage at the House [...]
The Federal President of the Republic of Austrian Dr. Heinz Fischer addresses Austrians on the Austrian National Day 2010.
Fernsehansprache zum Nationalfeiertag 2010
Guten Abend, meine sehr geehrten Damen und Herren!
Heute, am 26. Oktober, feiern wir unseren Nationalfeiertag.
“Warum gibt es eigentlich einen Nationalfeiertag?”, bin ich kürzlich von einem Schüler gefragt worden.
Die Antwort lautet: Weil es das Bedürfnis [...]
Trader Joe’s is one of the grocery chains that help Germans keep in touch with their basic culinary roots. TJ’s is the store of choice when it comes to get Westphalian smoked ham if you don’t live close to a German-style deli. The quality of the food is excellent, and the employees are friendly. And [...]
Each year, the Goethe-Institut New York awards scholarships for participation in language courses and continuing education seminars in Germany. German teachers based in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are eligible to apply. The scholarships include full tuition, accommodation and board, and partial reimbursement for travel expenses.
Please send your application by 11/15/2010 to
HALLO-WIEN … Halloween German Style – Put on your costume – Lederhosn und Dirndl count – and let’s dance to German music and enjoy German beer and food.
Costumes are optional.
Extended Happy Hour until 8:30 pm for guests IN COSTUMES only.
LOCATION: “On the Waterfront Cafe” in Venice Beach (corner Rose Ave). www.waterfrontcafe.com Large beach parking lot [...]
Probably one of the most bizarre talents was seen on Germany’s Got Talent! A woman smashing beer cans/sticks/watermelon with her boobs. Germany is known for well endowed women, but this one, Busty Heart, is actually from Boston trying her luck on TV shows and other local versions of the British Got Talent Franchise, [...]