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Brothers Grimm anniversary: 200 years of folklore and fairytales
The fairytales of brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are among the best-known works of German literature. Their collection of 'Children's and Household Tales' made the Brothers Grimm famous around the world. 20 December 2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the first edition of these popular stories.
200th anniversary of Richard Wagner's birth
The year 2013 marks the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner, one of Germany's most famous composers and music dramatists. 2013 marks the bicentenary of his birth. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) is using this anniversary as an opportunity to highlight a host of events in towns and cities associated with him.
150th anniversary of Henry van de Velde’s birth
The Belgian artist Henry van de Velde was an exponent of Classical Modernism who paved the way for the Bauhaus movement. His repertoire ranged from the architectural design of buildings and interiors to the design of jewellery and everyday objects.
GNTB annual themes
2013 - Germany for young people – creative, diverse and lots of fun
Whether you're travelling with friends, your schoolmates or a sports club, Germany has a host of cool cities and captivating landscapes for you to discover. Shopping, the arts, nightlife and active pursuits – Germany has it all!read more »
2014 - UNESCO World Heritage – the greatest legacies of mankind and Mother Nature.
Only the finest monuments to human and natural activity have the honour of bearing the UNESCO World Heritage title. And Germany is home to some of the finest of these.read more »
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