Europe's biggest brass band music festival is taking place in Bremen from 24 to 26 January 2014. A host of top orchestras from all over the world will be performing at the 50th edition of the city's Music Show of the Nations. Dance troupes and singers will also be showcasing their talents as part of a varied programme of entertainment.
If you enjoy culture, you will feel right at home in Bremen. On a stroll through the old quarter, you can't miss the UNESCO World Heritage town hall and Roland statue. And if you fit in a visit to Bremen this year, be sure to call in at the Christmas market.