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Culinary Olympics in Erfurt: chefs ready for the challenge

Culinary Olympics in Erfurt: chefs ready for the challenge

Since 1990, every 4 years, coinciding with the Olympic Games, the best cooks and chefs of the world meet in Germany for their special competition. We are talking about the World Culinary Olympics, Olympiade der Köche, where more than 1200 professionals compete in team or individually, from forty countries around the world. For three days of high quality tastes and flavors. From October 6 to 9 at Erfurt Fair.

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September 8, 2012 in Events.

Oktoberfest: stops in Munich, Stuttgart and Bremen

Oktoberfest: stops in Munich, Stuttgart and Bremen

For beer lovers, this could be the trip of a lifetime. Destination: Bavaria – towards Munich, to be on the great lawn of Theresienwiese (‘Wiesn’ for Müncheners) on September 22nd at noon, waiting for the Mayor to tap the first keg to kick off the most famous Oktoberfest in Germany. On September 28th, then, a quick shift to Stuttgart to attend the Cannstatter Volksfest, which lasts until Oct. 14th. At this point, five days for an easy trip to Bremen (750 km to the north) to attend the inauguration of Bremen Beer Festival, from October 19th to November 4th.

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August 7, 2012 in Oktoberfest.

Festivals and summer events in Bavaria

Festivals and summer events in Bavaria

While awaiting the Bavarian appointment par excellence, Munich’s Oktoberfest (Sep. 22-Oct. 7), in the months of July and August, the whole Land is celebrating. Summer in Bavaria is packed with traditional events that make a holiday in southern Germany even more fun.
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July 16, 2012 in Festivals & Concerts.

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

Musical events: Die große Schlager-Starparade

This has long been one of the most awaited events for German music. From June to December, the major representatives of the national pop scene are engaged in a tour through the cities of Hanover, Bremen, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Erfurt, Magdeburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt and Oberhausen. This is Die große Schlager-Starparade.

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June 7, 2012 in Events, Festivals & Concerts.

Visiting Ulm: unmissable attractions and events

Visiting Ulm: unmissable attractions and events

Ulm and New Ulm face the banks of the Danube. The first, on the left bank, is in Baden-Wurttemberg, while the second, on the right bank of the river, is in Bavaria. The city is famous for two reasons. In 1879, it was the birthplace of Albert Einstein, and boasts the presence of a cathedral with the tallest tower in the world, 161.53 meters.

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April 27, 2012 in Events, Leisure.

Berlin versus Florence

Berlin versus Florence

Berlin and Florence are two very different cities, which offer two very different experiences. Here is a break down of the highlights of each city so that you know which one would be best suited to you.

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April 26, 2012 in Leisure.

Berlin versus Paris

Berlin versus Paris

This week we pit the German capital against the City of Lights, in three arbitrary rounds: prettiest city, best snack food, and best weekend getaway. Paris takes round one with no contest, but Berlin still has some fights in her.

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April 11, 2012 in Leisure.

European Media Art Festival: a unique platform for digital and media art

European Media Art Festival: a unique platform for digital and media art

The European Media Art Festival, to be held in Osnabrück from April 18 to 22, is a leading event for the world of media arts. This international event, is the largest showcase of experimental shorts and feature films, digital art, animation and multimedia, in the world of media arts. The Festival is considered one of the leading forums in the industry, attended by artists, art dealers and distributors.

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April 6, 2012 in Exhibitions & Museums.

Time Warp Mannheim: 15 hours of nonstop Techno music

Time Warp Mannheim: 15 hours of nonstop Techno music

As every year since 1994, Techno Music fans will gather once again for a truly unique event. The leading European event for Techno music will be held in Mannheim, German city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, and the location will be Maimarkthalle, an area of ​​8 000 square meters which can accommodate 15 000 people. Some fifty artists will be performing at Time Warp from March 31 at 7pm to April 1 at 12 noon, delighting fans of this genre with their electronic instruments and consoles.

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March 30, 2012 in Festivals & Concerts.

Berlin, the museum of curried sausages: Deutsches Currywurst Museum

Berlin, the museum of curried sausages: Deutsches Currywurst Museum

Currywurst is Berlin’s typical street food or take away dish. Wonderful in its simplicity, and delicious to the palate, this is a hot, crispy pork sausage, cut into chunks, and served with a spicy curried ketchup. This typical Berlin dish, dedicated to all those who are hungry and on the run, boasts a long history.

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March 23, 2012 in Exhibitions & Museums.

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