U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Germany to hold a speech at the Security Conference in Munich and to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin.
“Germany is an absolutely essential, critical partner”, Biden said in a joint appearance with the chancellor prior to their meeting. After visiting Berlin, Biden held his speech at the 49th Munich Security [...]
There are five German channels available via satellite on DishNetwork by subscription:
Deutsche Welle, MyGermanTV, MyGermanSports, ProSiebenSat.1Welt, and GermanKinoPlus. Deutsche Welle is also available on various cable stations in the US. (www.dw.de)
Check out the upcoming TV highlights in June:
DW (Deutsche Welle) (Channel 9823 on DishNetwork)
Journal I Magazine
EM 2012 – mit der DW immer am Ball
Der Countdown läuft! Ab 8. Juni [...]
Ich bin zurück
von einer Reise rund um die welt
einmal hin und zurück
das ich noch lebe ist glück
durch den dschungel der Angst in mir
fand ich die rettende Hintertür
ich wurde wieder zum kind
das seinen weg erst beginnt
ich bin zurück
aus einem schoss, der mir ein heim
ich war besucher auf zeit
ich kam kaputt und ging heil
jetzt will ich mich [...]
A photo exhibition chronicling the brief yet intense bloom of the Weisse Rose (White Rose) resistance movement against the Nazi regime is currently on tour across the US – courtesy of the Weisse-Rose-Stiftung in Munich.
The Weisse Rose (White Rose) was formed in 1942 by a group of students and supported by philosophy professor Kurt Huber [...]
Knut, the world’s most famous polar bear, is the this true-life story of the adorable cub who overcame overwhelming odds to survive. Come along as a caring Berlin zookeeper takes the baby bear under his wing – feeding him by bottle, giving him tub baths and a nice cuddle, and even jumping into the water [...]
Commemorating 50 years Berlin Wall. The Wall went up almost overnight on August 13th 1961 to keep Easter German from fleeing to the West. It divided the German capital in two.
Images August 13th 2011
Berliner Mauer Memorial
Schweigeminute August 13th 2011
Marking of Eingemauert
Katrin Kampmann – Goodbye Tomorrow
March 19th to April 30th 2011
Opening Reception March 19th 6-8pm at the Garboushian Gallery in Beverly Hills
Kampmann’s painting Goodbye Tomorrow (from which the entire exhibition derives its name) takes German film director Alexander Kluge’s 1966 film Yesterday Girl as its starting point. A non-linear chronicle of the main character Anita’s restless [...]
Call for submission has started for new competition
by Webcuts and Farbwerte
Berlin, July 2010 – Creatives from around the world can submit their 60-second-movie. Each movie must
express a personal position, perspective or attitude towards Germany while all styles and techniques (live
action, stop motion, animation) are permitted. Submission deadline is September, 6th 2010.
Farbwerte meets Webcuts
The founders of [...]
Since May 29, a group of high schoolers from Harlem, New York City’s Frederick Douglass Academy have been staying with students from Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge Gymnasium and their families in Oranienburg, near Berlin.
Accompanied by their teacher, Ms. Alyssa Rosenbaum, the Americans are not only attending school with their German counterparts but will be participating in a [...]
Bookable as of May 6, 2010, Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, will introduce nonstop service to Berlin, Germany, from Miami with twice weekly service starting November 1, 2010 until April 28, 2011.
As one of Europe’s leading carriers, Air Berlin is the first airline to offer a nonstop service to Berlin from Miami, providing convenient [...]