Category: Germany

November 10, 2011

Berlinale 2013 – 63rd Berlin Film Festival

Filed under: Germany - 10 Nov 2011

The 63rd Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale – opens on February 9th with the traditional gala evening at the Berlinale Palace. The lucky individuals attending this gala evening can expect to see a whole host of movie …

January 27, 2011

Heidelberg Catechism – 450th Anniversary

Filed under: Germany - 27 Jan 2011

2013 marks the 450th Anniversary of the Heidelberg Catechism and a major exhibition is being planned for Heidelberg and Apeldoorn in the Netherlands.

2013 is still some time away, but already a project is in place and an ‘International …

January 17, 2011

Eurovision Song Contest 2011 – Eurovision Germany

Filed under: Germany - 17 Jan 2011

Germany is hosting the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Europe’s biggest music festival.  Around 35,000 people are expected inside the Düsseldorf Arena to watch the competition live and joined by an estimated 120 million TV viewers when the Eurovision …

January 13, 2011

Sightsleeping ® Hotels – More than a Base for the Night

Filed under: Germany - 13 Jan 2011

If you want a hotel in Bavaria that is more than just a place to sleep, Sightsleeping ® Hotels is a hotel branding you may be interested in.

Sightsleeping ® Hotels is an initiative of Bayern Tourismus Marketing GmbH. …

December 22, 2010

Koblenz Cable Car or BUGA Cable Car

Filed under: Germany - 22 Dec 2010

Koblenz has a new cable car – the longest in Europe outside of the Alps and the first of its kind in Germany.

The decision to build a cable car across the Rhine was taken as part of the …

December 7, 2010

2011 is a "Blue Year" in Munich and Upper Bavaria

Filed under: Germany - 07 Dec 2010

Visitors to Munich and Upper Bavaria in 2011 will notice a certain tinge of blue all over the place. No, it’s not the result of the cold snap!

2011 is the year with two big anniversaries featuring the …

November 2, 2010

Hamburg DOM – The Largest Festival in North Germany

Filed under: Germany - 02 Nov 2010

Hamburg Dom, the largest fun fair in the north of Germany, is back on 5 November 2010.  Hamburg DOM takes place three times a year (spring, summer and winter) and this Winterdom is the last festival for the …

October 8, 2010

Marc Chagall at the Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg

Filed under: Germany - 08 Oct 2010

Showing at the Bucerius Kunst Forum in Hamburg is “Marc Chagall. Life Lines”, an Exhibition which examines the special relationship between the painter and his wife in light of his artistic work. For the first time, this …

August 14, 2010

Heritage Day in Germany – 12 September 2010

Filed under: Germany - 14 Aug 2010

On the second Sunday in September every year, towns around Germany observe Heritage Day.  Historical buildings and monuments around Germany, which are normally closed or rarely accessible to the public, will open their doors for a journey back …

July 29, 2010

Visit SEA LIFE Oberhausen – Home of Paul the Octopus

Filed under: Germany - 29 Jul 2010

Paul the Psychic Octopus, who correctly predicted the results at the FIFA World Cup 2010, has catapulted SEA LIFE Oberhausen to worldwide fame.  But the Oberhausen sea life centre has much more to offer than just soccer foresight. …

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