Saturday, February 25, 2017

Laura Dahlmeier Wins World Biathlon Pursuit Title

February 23, 2017 by  
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Germany’s Laura Dahlmeier has successfully defended her world biathlon pursuit title at the world championships in Hochfilzen in Austria. The 23-year-old has already won three medals at this year’s championships. Germany’s top biathlete Laura Dahlmeier has defended her world title to remain “queen of the pursuit” at the world championships in Hochfilzen in the Austrian […]

Mixed Signals at the Munich Security Conference

February 22, 2017 by  
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Vice President Mike Pence, Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly led the U.S. delegation to the opening of the Munich Security Conference. The annual weekend gathering is known for providing an open and informal platform for allies — and adversaries — to meet in close quarters to discuss issues on the […]

Three New A330 to Join airberlin Fleet

February 22, 2017 by  
Filed under TRAVEL

airberlin is adding three wide-body Airbus 330-200 aircraft to its fleet as it builds towards its biggest long-haul summer flight schedule to the US. The new aircraft will join airberlin’s existing Airbus 330 fleet of 14 and boost capacity by nearly 1,000 passenger seats. The first of the 290-seater aircraft will come into operation in […]

RTL International to Discontinue Transmission on May 31st

February 20, 2017 by  
Filed under NEWS, CULTURE

The Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is terminating operation of its pay TV channel “RTL International“. The final transmission day for the linear offering will be May 31st 2017. The channel and its programme, aimed at a German-speaking audience and tourists overseas, was launched at the beginning of 2016. The programme can be received via platforms (satellite, […]

IN: “Toni Erdmann” Showing at Keystone Art Cinema

February 16, 2017 by  
Filed under FEATURED EVENTS

The German movie “Toni Erdmann,” nominated for an Oscar as best foreign language film, will be showing at Keystone at the Crossing from February 17-22. Location: Keystone Art Cinema, 8702 Keystone Crossing, Indianapolis, IN, 46240 For more information, visit Keystone Art Cinema’s website by clicking here. ___________________________________________

The 9th Annual Wurstfest in Mt. Angel, Oregon

February 16, 2017 by  
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On February 24th and 25th of 2017, the small town of Mt. Angel, Oregon will hold a big celebration to mark the last blast of winter in a salute to German sausage – the 9th Annual Wurstfest. Much like a mini-Oktoberfest all under one roof at the Mt. Angel Festhalle, there is non-stop music, world […]

German Supermarket Tackles Food Waste in Grocery Stores

February 13, 2017 by  
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Often at the forefront of sustainability, Germany has once again broken new ground by opening its first supermarket, The Good Food, to sell only waste food. Though the term ‘waste food’ might conjure up images of rotting fruit or curdled milk, the owners of the store are hoping to transform that perception in order to […]

The Transition to a Climate-Friendly and Prosperous World

February 13, 2017 by  
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Join the Los Angeles Warburg Chapter of the American Council on Germany for a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Barbara Henricks, the Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, who will discuss “The Transition to a Climate-Friendly and Prosperous World.” This discussion takes place Monday, February 27 at 12:15 p.m. Dr. […]

The Goethe-Institut to Award Two Week Grants to Germany

February 13, 2017 by  
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The Goethe-Institut is pleased to announce that two language grants will be awarded 2017! They will fly you to Germany and accommodate you! You will be participating in a 2-week language course in Oct., Nov., or Dec. 2017 (subject to course location/dates). Anyone who completes two full class cycles this year before Sept. 2017 is […]

VA: Annual Fasching Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball

February 10, 2017 by  
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Join the Washington Sängerbund for their fun filled Costume Prize Masquerade Party. Enjoy great dance music with ‘Mike Surratt and the Continentals’. There will be prizes for best costumes (singles, couples and groups), and door prizes. Dinner, deli and desserts will be available. Cash bar with German beer, wine, and sodas. (NO outside food or […]

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