In Saxony, crafts have been a major contributor to the economy. According to 2005 figures, one-third of eastern Germany’s (excluding Berlin) crafts and trades firms are located in Saxony. An approximate 95,000 craftspeople and traders were said to be in Dresden, Chemnitz and Leipzig in 1989-90.
In Munich, once the heart of the Nazi Party, follow a trail of remembrance which says: never again.
With idyllic outdoors, historical towns and Oktoberfest, Bavaria is a traveller’s paradise. Its capital, Munich, is steeped in history and home to some of the finest artworks in the world. Not very far from Munich, the smaller towns boast of other significant elements of their culture—traditional crafts—that often make an appearance in souvenir shops or standalone museums.
Bavaria’s second largest city, Nürnberg (Nuremberg), displays the 600-year tradition of toy-making. In 1971, Nuremberg’s ...
The list of 49 included prominent filmmakers Aparna Sen, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Anurag Kashyap, Mani Ratnam, Shyam Benegal and other celebrated artistes like Shubha Mudgal (singer), Revathy (filmmaker and actress), Ramachandra Guha (historian), Soumitra Chatterjee (actor), Konkona Sen Sharma (actress), Rupam Islam (songwriter) and more.
Kulturschaffende in Indien sorgen sich um den steigenden Einfluss der Regierung in der Kultur.
In einem Brief an den Premierminister brachten 49 Prominente diese Sorge zum Ausdruck.
Tatsächlich benutzte die Regierung vor der Wahl einen neu veröffentlichten Film zu nationalistischen Zwecken und propagierte ein "neues Indien". Vor allem bei der jungen Generation scheint diese Idee gut anzukommen.
Vor einigen Wochen schlossen sich in Indien 49 prominente Persönlichkeiten zus...
Isolated stretches of land are scattered below me; some with patches of forest at the centre, others denser still. Together, they span all shades from greyish green to glowing turquoise.