In Australia it's the cold season. And while Aussies wear ugg boots and celebrate Christmas in July, Germans finally ditch their cardigans, jump on their bicycles and gauge on ice-cream. Goethe.de talked to different people around Germany about what the summer season means to them.
Screenland flocks to Berlin: The 68th Berlinale takes place between the 15th and 25th of February. Ten bloggers and film journalists from all over the world cover the international film festival as Berlinale Bloggers for the Goethe-Institut. Blogging for Australia for the second time is Brisbane-based film critic Sarah Ward.
Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise in this era of digitization and globalization? How can the values of democracy be protected?
Our consciousness is in constant flux when it comes to our choices of clothing and housing. Worldwide, more and more people consider the relevance of sustainable consumerism - in which sustainability no longer equals lack of style.
Tourist magnets, architecture as theatre and cultural flagships: buildings like the newly-opened Elbphilharmonie are meant to enhance culture with their spectacular architecture – and positively influence the development of a city or a region. But does it work?
The 67th Berlinale will be held from 9 until 19 February. Twelve bloggers and film journalists from around the world will cover the international film festival for the Goethe-Institut – from an international perspective.