Mauerfall 1989 / Brandenburger Tor

25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall

In November 1989, the Berlin Wall came crashing down, leading to the reunification of Germany. Cheering crowds on both sides of the Wall celebrated a new beginning. Read more about it: Fall of the Berlin Wall


"Front" at the Edinburgh International Festival

From 22nd – 28th August 2014 the production "FRONT", an epic, multi-lingual spoken-word polyphony, was brought to the Edinburgh International Festival by Belgian director Luk Perceval, in a co-product...

Workers looking at a blueprint

How to Find an Internship in Germany

                                                                                                                                        So you want to do an internship in Germany. Great. Perhaps you h...

Botschafterbesuch in Edinburgh

Ambassador Ammon in Edinburgh

Dr Peter Ammon undertook his first visit to Edinburgh as German Ambassador to the United Kingdom. As well as attending the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Ambassador met with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond, Lord Provost Donald Wilson, and Tricia Marwick, Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Christmas Tree Concert

Christmas Truce Concert

On St Nicholas‘ Day 2014 a festive Christmas Concert of a different kind will take place at St. Andrew’s & St. George’s West Church to coincide with the opening of the Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival. On invitation of the German Consulate General the German all male vocal group Ensemble miXtur! will be in Edinburgh for a one-off performance, together with narrator Florian Kaplick. ...