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Berlinale Blogger 2019 Graphic: Lea Delazer © Goethe-Institut

Berlinale-Blogger 2019

Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Twelve bloggers and film journalists will present their takes on the 69th Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut.

Heirlooms. European Stories Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Heirlooms
Heirlooms. European Stories

On the occasion of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018, we are collecting European “heirlooms” – an tell their stories

Neues Bauhaus in Dessau Photo (detail): commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lelikro

Bauhaus
100 years of the Bauhaus

Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in 1919 – and in doing so revolutionised architecture, design and the way we think about it. What influence does this art school have today?