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The Life of Hildegard von Bingen

September 7, 2010 GW Administrator 0

We are excited about this new film version about Hildegard von Bingen. A woman, who over the ages fascinated audiences and readers. German director Margarethe von Trotta directed the movie that was in the official […]

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Die Schultüte für Taferlklassler

September 7, 2010 GW Administrator 0

On their first day of school German kids receive a “SCHULTÜTE”, a large cardboard cornet filled with sweets and little presents. In Austria the students of the “1st Volksschule grade” are called: Taferlklassler. The name […]

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Angelina and August

August 18, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Angelina Jolie and August Diehl at the German premiere of “SALT” in Berlin August 18th 2010 Also read our previous article: August Diehl plays Angelina’s husband

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Happy Birthday America

July 4, 2010 GW Administrator 0

July 4th 1776 the Declaration of Independence (die Unabhängigkeitserklärung) from the Kingdom of Great Britain was adopted. Words of the day: to BBQ – Grillen – ich grille, du grillst, er/sie grillt, wir grillen, ihr […]

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Schwarzenegger at Journalism Gala

June 29, 2010 GW Administrator 0

Watching Gov. @Schwarzenegger deliver remarks at the Southern California Journalism Awards Gala – at http://tweetcast.in/1348 It was a dream come true for myself as a journalist because I am the first Austrian Journalist to win […]

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A Kiss on Times Square

June 27, 2010 GW Administrator 0

August 14th 1945 a sailor kissed a nurse in the middle of times square and German-American photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt captured this iconic moment.