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German comedy 'Toni Erdmann' has been picking up rave reviews and is being touted as a potential Oscar nominee. See what all the hype is about this Wednesday at the Goethe-Institut London!

Screening of ‘Toni Erdmann’ at the Goethe-Institut London on 25 January
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The International Green Week Berlin kicks off today. It is a one-of-a-kind international exhibition for the food, agricultural, and horticultural industries. Established in 1926 it attracts more than 1,600 producers from all over the globe, using the fair to test-market food and luxury items. This year's partner country is Hungary.
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German Missions in the United Kingdom - Trade Fair Calendar 2017
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01/19/2017 at 10:37. Facebook
The Tate Liverpool will exhibit works from the influential German painter Otto Dix and photographer August Sander from June. The exhibition features works by Dix that will be on display for the first time in the UK.

Tate Liverpool to exhibit German artists whose lives were shaped by war
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01/18/2017 at 09:00. Facebook
On yesterday's Antiques Roadshow, the Wiener Library's Director Ben Barkow spoke about one of the most unusual items in the library's collection: a children's board game from 1938 called Juden Raus (English: Jews Out).

Director of Wiener Library on special edition of Antiques Roadshow focusing on Holocaust survivors
Our latest City Profile is out: Kassel is located in the northern part of Hesse. It has an important place in German history and bears many attractions and sights having recently been awarded the certificate of UNESCO world heritage. Culture, art and history are omnipresent: behind the doors of museums and galleries, in plain sight in the middle of Kassel’s central piazza or even next to the...
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German Missions in the United Kingdom - Kassel
Germany is home to 41 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ranging from historical buildings and constructions to exceptional natural landscapes. Located throughout the country, these sites are recognised for their "outstanding universal value to humanity" and reflect Germany's rich cultural and natural history.

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Yesterday evening, Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall officially opened its doors with a spectacular light show and a performance of works by German composers including Ludwig van Beethoven and Michael Praetorius

To watch the opening ceremony on demand: [ Link ]
A Book of Condolence on the death of Roman Herzog can be signed at 22 Belgrave Square on Thursday, 12 January, Friday, 13 January and Monday, 16 January from 10am-12noon.
Ambassador Peter Ammon and the German Embassy London are deeply saddened by the death of Former German President Roman Herzog.

On Twitter, Ambassador Ammon wrote that he was honored to have been Herzog's speechwriter and that Herzog would be remembered for his reform agenda for Germany.

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The Embassy’s Deputy Head of Mission welcomed young Epiphany carol singers, called Sternsinger (or ‘star singers’) in Germany, to 34 Belgrave Square on 8 January to receive their annual blessing.

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Find out what's on in the UK in 2017! With the help of our calendar you can easily browse Germany-related events in the UK, and important events in Germany.

German Missions in the United Kingdom - Event Calendar
During the period between 27 December and 6 January groups of colourfully dressed children and young people called "Sternsinger" (star singers or epiphany singers) roam the streets of many regions in Germany. They are traditionally dressed to resemble biblical figures, and carry a star with them. Find out more on our Instagram page:

Instagram photo by German Embassy London • Jan 6, 2017 at 9:57am UTC
Applications are now open for Deutsche Welle's Journalism Traineeship starting in September 2017. The application deadline is 22 February.

German Missions in the United Kingdom - Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship