Culture in Dresden
Dresden is a cultural centre in Germany which has influenced the development of European culture. "It is [...] outstanding as a cultural landscape, an ensemble that integrates the celebrated Baroque ...
Old Saxony
Old Saxony is the original homeland of the Saxons in the northwest corner of modern Germany and roughly corresponds today to the modern German state of Lower Saxony, the eastern half of North Rhine-We...
Saxon cuisine
As there does not exist a homogenous German cuisine there is also not such a thing as a unitary Saxon cuisine. It is rather a combination of many regional cooking traditions cherished of the differe...
Sun Seekers
Sun Seekers (German: Sonnensucher) is an East German film, directed by Konrad Wolf during 1958. It was banned and subsequently released only in 1972.
1950. After being arrested in a police raid, ...
Fürstenzug
The Fürstenzug (English: Procession of Princes) in Dresden, Germany, is a large mural of a mounted procession of the rulers of Saxony. It was originally painted between 1871 and 1876 to celebrate the ...
Pillnitz Castle
Pillnitz Castle (German: Schloss Pillnitz) is a restored Baroque palace at the eastern end of the city of Dresden in the German state of Saxony. It is located on the bank of the River Elbe in the form...
Otto I, Duke of Saxony
Otto (or Oddo) (c. 851 – 30 November 912), called the Illustrious (der Erlauchte) by later authors, was the Duke of Saxony from 880 to his death.He was father of Henry the Fowler and grandfather...
Saxon post milestone
A Saxon post milestone (German: kursächsische Postmeilensäule, colloquially sächsische Postmeilensäule or Postsäule) was a milestone in the former Electorate of Saxony that gave distances and jour...
Hohnstein Castle (Saxon Switzerland)
Hohnstein Castle (German: Burg Hohnstein) is a medieval castle in the village of the same name, Hohnstein in Saxon Switzerland in the Free State of Sachsen in East Germany.
The castle is enthr...
Severinus of Saxony
Severinus of Saxony (German: Severinus von Sachsen; 28 August 1522, Freiberg – 10 October 1533, Innsbruck) was a Saxon prince of the Albertine line of the House of Wettin.
Severinus was ...
Haus Auensee
Haus Auensee is a concert hall located in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany. Leipzig Auensee is a frequently used concert venue for national and international artists in Leipzig. The capacity is about 3600 peo...
Leipziger Allerlei
Leipziger Allerlei is a regional German vegetable dish consisting of peas, carrots, asparagus, morels and crayfish. There are numerous variations to the basic recipe.According to legend, the dish was...
Leipzig University of Applied Science
The Leipzig University of Applied Sciences is a Fachhochschule in Leipzig, Germany. With about 6,200 (2014) students, it is the biggest University of Applied Sciences in Saxony. 12°22′21″E / &...
Eierschecke
Eierschecke is a confectionery speciality from Saxony and Thuringia.It is a sheet cake made of yeast dough topped with apple, quark (curd) and poppy seeds and parts of it are covered with a glaze made...
Reifendrehen
Reifendrehen is a unique type of toy manufacture using wood turning techniques that was developed in the Ore Mountains in the vicinity of the town of Seiffen and continues there to the present day. Th...
Wave-Gotik-Treffen
Wave-Gotik-Treffen (ger. das Treffen means "the meeting") is an annual world festival for "dark" music and arts in Leipzig, Germany. 150+ bands and artists from various backgrounds (Gothic rock, EBM,...
Hirschfeld Wildlife Park
Hirschfeld Wildlife Park (German: Tierpark Hirschfeld) is in Hirschfeld, part of the municipality of Voigtsgrün, near Zwickau in the German Free State of Saxony.Records by Lady Martha von Arnim (n...
Saxon Steed
The Saxon Steed (German: Sachsenross, Niedersachsenross, Welfenross, Westfalenpferd; Dutch: Twentse Ros / Saksische ros/paard; English: White Horse of Kent: Low Saxon: Witte Peerd) is a favori...
Erzgebirgisch
Erzgebirgisch (or Aarzgebèèrgsch, pronounced [aːɰtskəpɛːɰjkʂ]) is a Central German dialect, spoken mainly in the central Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains). It has received relatively little academic attentio...
Sächsische Akademie der Künste
The Sächsische Akademie der Künste (Saxon Academy of Arts) is a German cultural organisation for the state of Saxony, based in Dresden. It awards an esteemed individual annually.
The Academy is a ...
Order of Merit of the Free State of Saxony
The Order of Merit of the Free State of Saxony (German: Sächsischer Verdienstorden) is a civil order of merit, and the highest award of the German state of Saxony. First presented in 1997, it is ...