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Steinmeier visit Photo: Mark Römisch

The end of the Year of Germany in Boston
“For the West to remain more than a direction on the compass”

At a joint concert by the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier heralded the end of the Year of Germany in the USA.

Das Brandenburger Tor 1961/2015, montage Photo (detail): © pa-picture alliance | © A. Ehrlicher, B. Rehmann

30 Years Fall of the Wall
30 Years Fall of the Wall

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany has changed - the city of Berlin has become an international metropolis. On the occasion of the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, today's pictures recall the history of yesterday: a walk along the most important places of the capital.

Bauhaus & The US

100 Years of Bauhaus

The Goethe-Institut is celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus. In this online collection, you’ll find a timeline of Bauhaus history in the US, articles on Bauhaus members who immigrated to North America, and more.