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There’s loud music, headbanging and crowds of screaming fans. Only the guitars are missing.
Online campaign seeks to issue new traffic laws preventing trucks from using highways during high-traffic hours
Did you know that brush making has historically been a trade for the blind? At Hagen’s outdoor museum, visitors can go back in time, forge hammers on anvils, eat tradtiionally baked bread and learn about German history.
Photography has always been a form of stating reality. It’s the window through which people can look into the lives of others and the portrait that displays their daily life events. While media portals are filled with pictures taken by famous photographers, many unknown talents use tools as simple as their mobile cameras to …
One of these 20 titles will be named the best German-language novel at the upcoming Frankfurt Book Fair. The prestigious German Book Prize has selected its long list from among 178 entries.
His breakthrough came in 1950 when he toured Europe with Benny Goodman. Belgian harmonica player Toots Thielemans also played with Miles Davis and Ella Fitzgerald. He passed away in Brussels.
“I want to raise awareness about early marriages: that they still exist and must be forbidden as they wreck girls’ lives irreversibly,” says photographer
With the aim of introducing El-Marg neighbourhood residents to a wide spectrum of cultural and artistic activities, 24-year-old Reham Ahmed established the first cultural centre in the area turning it into a platform for raising awareness about the importance of arts and culture in our daily lives. The whole project started as a self-funded library …
“The artist is a lawyer who defends any accused person when society plays the role of the judge,” says the artist
After the great success of his remarkable novels Foga, 9 Milli (9 Millimeters), 313, and Msya, and his two short story collections For the Sake of Devil and Strangers, Amr El Gendy hit the book market with a new novel called Entehar Bera-ehat Al Qoronfol (Suicide With the Scent of Cloves). Although he switched from …
Illustrated paintings with sign language are used to raise awareness of breast cancer
British author J.K. Rowling is set to release new stories set in her “Harry Potter” universe, focusing on secondary characters at the famous wizarding school Hogwarts. The ebooks will be available next month.
Video by Nada Amr and Mahmoud Nasr Edited by Ahmed Magdy
A new exhibition in Berlin gives visitors the chance to discover how past visions of the future were shown on film. Inspired, DW film critic Jochen Kürten presents his five favorite visions of the future.
In Cairo Opera House’s main hall, attendees sat mesmerised, listening to music that transcended them all the way to Spain, as Melodias Encantadoras Orquesta performed their first show in Egypt. The Spanish band was established two years ago by pianist Amr Hassan, with the aim of spreading Spanish classical music in Egypt. Spain blends Arab …
“I tried laying out fundamentals for a clear-cut roadmap towards a brighter economic future,” says author
Providing novice writers with an opportunity to publish their first literary works, the digital platform Kotobna was established last year as a platform to introduce new talented writers to the Egyptian literary market. After years of struggling to publish his novels and short stories, Mohammed Gamal, a computer engineer, decided to create an electronic publishing …
“The movie is a universal story of an anti-hero and his journey towards redemption,” says the director
The exhibition’s colourful portraits reflect the spirit of summer by injecting the audience with positive vibes
Does he look familiar? The reconstructed face of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian mummy is now on display at a German museum. A wealthy civil servant in Ancient Egypt, he is now one of the world’s best-researched mummies.
He boldly confronted Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev at a Moscow art show, but went on to design his memorial. Russian-born sculptor Ernst Neizvestny has passed away in New York.
Meryl Streep is such a dedicated Democrat that she recently satirized Republican Donald Trump in a fat suit. Now she’s shocked that her “Bridges of Madison County” co-star Clint Eastwood says he’ll vote for Trump.
Before starting any Olympic match, most players are usually thinking about how to beat their opponents in order to make their mark in history at the Olympic Games. Doaa El-Ghobashy and Nada Moawad, the two players in Egypt’s beach volleyball team, were just like any other participating athletes: they never expected to grab international attention. …
David Beckham? Or Lewis Hamilton? Or perhaps Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? Which sport star is number one on the net?
Combining culture and nature, the Berlin Wall Trail follows the path of the former division of the city that was built on August 13, 1961. It’s a great way to explore Berlin and discover the last remains of the Cold War.
Presenting intellectual and creative challenges, the movie tries to prove that all sides are simply human
Racecars and royalty in the Bavarian Alps: Sounds like “Heidi” meets “The Fast and the Furious”? Actually, it’s the recipe for a unique high-budget Chinese movie set to be filmed almost entirely in Germany.
Mario Adorf never let himself be enticed by Hollywood. This year’s Film Festival Locarno honors the German actor with the ‘Pardo alla Carriera’ for his lifetime achievement. An interview with DW.
The number of nights spent in French hotels by foreign tourists in July was down 10 percent from last year. Visitors from outside Europe have been deterred by recent Islamist militant attacks.
Over the past few days, heat waves have begun to blast Egypt, causing people to suffer heat stroke and exhaustion. Since the beginning of August, the hottest month of the year, people started to escape town and head to the seaside, looking for relaxation. While most citizens head to the North Coast, Hurghada, and …