Volkswagen opens a new car manufacturing plant in Silao
By Lars Halter / English translation by Ida Winter
In the American market for cars, no producer is expanding as rapidly as the German manufacturers. This isn’t by coincidence- not at Volkswagen, anyway. Just Monday, the company celebrated the release of the new Wolfsburg car model; one day [...]
The Goethe International Charter School in Los Angeles will remain open
By Petra Schürmann / English Translation: Sophie Ida Winter
Elke Miller-Schweigert, founder and chairwoman of the Goethe International Charter School, along with her Board colleagues, the school administration and parents of the more than 320 children currently enrolled in this unique dual language immersion school, [...]
Germany’s biggest pop star puts his new English album to a test in New York and Chicago
Text & Interview: Lars Halter
December in Washington. A sunny winter day. Herbert Grönemeyer strolls through the mall towards Lincoln Memorial. Why doesn’t he go to the White House? “No one invited me to the White [...]
VIP Gala at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles
Ten years ago, German World published its first printed magazine edition in October 2002. Ten years later, the magazine has become a much respected publication, and its bilingual feature stories are very popular with German-Americans as well as students and teachers of German.
On October 5, 2012, the [...]
The NEW YEAR’S CONCERT SERIES 2013 “Salute to Vienna” transports audiences to the world of Johann Strauss Jr. and his contemporaries.
German World Holiday Raffle – Win a pair of tickets to a “Salute to Vienna” New Year’s Concert! One pair of tickets for the popular New Year’s Eve Concerts “Salute to Vienna” in Los Angeles, [...]
2012 Best Host Award makes 4th Emmy for A Taste of History
Thomas Jefferson portrayed by Steve Edenbo and Walter Staib celebrate.
The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences bestowed a 2012 Best On Camera Talent Program Host award to Chef Staib for his excellence in the show in front of a hearth fire and in historical [...]
October 5th to October 7th, 2o12:
6th Annual GERMAN CURRENTS Festival of New Films from Germany at the Egyptian Theatre
Presented in collaboration with German World Magazine, Lufthansa, ELMA, and the American Cinematheque.
The Goethe-Institut Los Angeles is pleased to announce the dates for the 6th annual German Currents Festival of New Film from Germany. Bringing the [...]
Christian Petzold’s portrait of “Barbara” has been submitted as the official German entry for consideration in the Foreign Language Film Award. Nominations will be announced on January 15, and the 85th Annual Academy Awards of Merit will follow on February 24 at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland. Set during the 1980s in East [...]
Even decades after her death, Romy Schneider is still a captivating figure. Her aura, her myth still blaze on as if she never died. She has gone down in film history as a German-French world star, and the Sissi trilogy is not the only reason behind her fame. In France she was transformed from a [...]
Enttäuschung für die deutsche Nationalmannschaft bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft
Bei jeder Welt- und Europameisterschaft seit der Fußball-WM 2006 erreichte die deutsche Nationalmannschaft mindestens das Halbfinale – so auch in diesem Jahr bei der EM in Polen und der Ukraine. Zum Titelgewinn reichte es der Elf von Trainer Joachim Löw jedoch wieder nicht. Im Halbfinale zog Deutschland gegen [...]