Thursday, March 30, 2017

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  

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  

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  
Filed under NEWS

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  

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  
Filed under EDUCATION

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  

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 […]

Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Germany and the U.S.

February 7, 2017 by  
Filed under EDUCATION

Join GABA, the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, and University of California, Irvine (UCI) on February 22 at 6 p.m. for an insightful and interactive discussion on the distinctive mentalities in the U.S. and Germany, and how to adjust and successfully navigate through cultural differences in bilateral relations, business, education and everyday […]

DC: Ute Lemper in Concert – Songs for Eternity

February 1, 2017 by  

As a postwar German native who now lives in New York and is married to a Jewish man, Lemper is especially sensitive to the history of the Holocaust. She considers it her responsibility and has an ethical longing to honor the Jewish people and to stimulate dialogue about the past. She first set out on […]

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