German culture
German culture began long before the rise of Germany as a nation-state and spanned the entire German-speaking world. From its roots, culture in Germany has been shaped by major intellectual and popula...
What to Eat at the German Christmas Markets
Having visited some German Christmas markets again this year, I got to sample even more delicious regional food. Similar to the food found at Oktoberfest, there are certain German staples that can be ...
Sven Elverfeld’s Aqua: An Exquisite Introduction to the Neue Deutsche Schule
A Volkswagen factory might be the last place you would expect to find a modern luxury hotel and a Michelin 3 star restaurant, but those are exactly what you will find should you venture to the Volkswa...
German Expressionism
A student film from Northern Illinois University where we had to make a short film in the German Expressionist style. Matt Birchler, Matt Evert, Matt Ross, P...
Languages of Germany
The official language of Germany is Standard German, with over 95% of the country speaking Standard German or German dialects as their first language. This figure includes speakers of Northern Low Sax...
German literature
German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language. This includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German part of Switzerland, and to a lesser extent works of t...
German philosophy
German philosophy, here taken to mean either (1) philosophy in the German language or (2) philosophy by Germans, has been extremely diverse, and central to both the analytic and continental traditions...
Music of Germany
In the field of music, Germany claims some of the most renowned composers, producers and performers of the world. Germany is the largest music market in Europe, and third largest in the world.German C...
Cinema of Germany
The Cinema of Germany refers to the film industry based in Germany and can be traced back to the late 19th century. German cinema has made major technical and artistic contributions to film during the...
Television in Germany
Television in Germany began in Berlin on 22 March 1935, broadcasting for 90 minutes three times a week. The German television market had approximately 36.5 million television households in 2000, makin...
Radio in Germany
There are over 500 radio stations in Germany. Radio stations are licensed by media authorities in individual states, a result of Germany's federal structure.For a comprehensive overview, see List of r...
German architecture
The architecture of Germany has a long, rich and diverse history. Every major European style from Roman to Post Modern is demonstrated, including renowned examples of Carolingian, Romanesque, Gothic...
German art
German art has a long and distinguished tradition in the visual arts, from the earliest known work of figurative art to its current output of contemporary art.Germany has only been united into a singl...
Religion in Germany
Christianity is the largest religion in Germany with 62% of the total population. The 2011 Census reported a slightly higher percentage of 66.8%, due to the specific design of the questionnaire. The s...
Science and technology in Germany
Germany's achievements in science and technology have been significant and research and development efforts form an integral part of the country's economy. Germany has been the home of some of the mos...
German inventors and discoverers
This is a list of German inventors and discoverers. The following list comprises people from Germany or German-speaking Europe, and also people of predominantly German heritage, in alphabetical order ...
German cuisine
For various examples of German cuisine, see List of German dishes.German cuisine has evolved as a national cuisine through centuries of social and political change with variations from region to regio...
Sport in Germany
Sport is an important part of German culture and society.In 2006 about 27.5 million people were members of the more than 91,000 sport clubs in Germany. Almost all sports clubs are represented by the D...
Germans
Germans (German: Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history, and speak the German language as their mother tongue. The ...
List of Germans
This is a list of notable Germans or German-speaking or -writing persons. Persons of mixed heritage have their respective ancestries credited.
Culture of Bavaria
The Free State of Bavaria (German: Freistaat Bayern, [ˈfʁaɪʃtaːt ˈbaɪ.ɐn], Alemannic German: Freistaat Bayre, Bavarian: Freistood Boajan/Baijaan, Main-Franconian: Freischdood Bayan; Czech&...
What to Eat at the German Christmas Markets
Having visited some German Christmas markets again this year, I got to sample even more delicious regional food. Similar to the food found at Oktoberfest, there are certain German staples that can be ...
Coat of arms of Saarland
This article is about the coat of arms of the German state of Saarland.
The coat of arms of Saarland is parted per cross:The actual legal base of the use of the coat of arms is: